Storyblocks is a subscription-based stock media company that empowers creators with high-quality, affordable digital assets.

Founded 2011
51-200 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    1515 Courthouse Rd, 10th Fl, Arlington, VA 22201
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    Storyblocks is a profitable, venture backed technology company, recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as being the fourth fastest growing media company in the United States. offers a subscription-based service that provides members with unlimited downloads of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects templates, photos, vector graphics and more.

    We empower over 200,000 customers to enhance their creative projects, ranging from professional production studios like NBC, to pro-sumers and enthusiasts like colleges, churches and video editing hobbyists. Users have downloaded over 100M assets since we launched.

    In 2013, Storyblocks was ranked the 32nd fastest growing technology company in the US/Canada, and the 2nd fastest growing technology company in the DC region by Deloitte for the Fast500, for achieving 7,000% revenue growth over the past 5 years. Additionally, we won Inno DC's "Coolest Company" contest so many years in a row they had to create a "Hall of Fame" category to keep things interesting for the rest of the DC tech scene :) (

    Note, we rebranded from VideoBlocks to Storyblocks on September 18, 2017 so you may have previously heard of us under a different name. Today we own and operate three core revenue generating properties:,, and

    Tech stack

    Node.js, Mongo DB, Scala, PHP, MySQL, AngularJS, ReactJS, SparkSQL, Redshift, Docker, AWS


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan
    401k matching
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)

    Vacation and time off

    Unlimited time off
    Paid holidays
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Management training
    Job training

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Catered lunches
    Storyblocks - Ping Pong is an office staple.
    Storyblocks - Our team does awesome retreats together.  Like this one to Glacier National Park.
    Storyblocks - We have a fun open office layout.
    Storyblocks - Did we mention free beer?
    Storyblocks - We occasionally go skydiving (indoors).
    Storyblocks - We eat together as much as possible.
    Storyblocks - Some times we're crazy and jump off bridges.