Shutterstock is a premier partner for transformative brands, digital media and marketing companies, empowering the world to create with confidence. Fueled by millions of creators around the world, a growing data engine and a fearless approach to product innovation, Shutterstock is the leading global platform for licensing from the most extensive and diverse collection of high-quality 3D models, videos, music, photographs, vectors and illustrations.

From the world's largest content marketplace, to breaking news and A-list entertainment editorial access, to all-in-one content editing platform and studio production service—all using the latest in innovative technology—Shutterstock offers the most comprehensive selection of resources to bring storytelling to life.

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Website: https://www.shutterstock.com/
Careers Website: https://careers.shutterstock.com/us/en
Business Sector: Technology, Information and Internet
HQ Locations: Empire State Building – New York City
Locations: Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Montreal, Toronto, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Milan, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney.
Number of Employees: 1300

FOUNDER: Jon Oringer
CEO: Paul Hennessy
CTO: Sejal Amin
VP, Security & Infrastructure: Courtney Totten
VP of Engineering: Doug Anderson

Women in Leadership:
Chief People Officer: Sara Birmingham
Chief Marketing Officer: Rachel Mahoney
Chief Enterprise Officer: Aimee Egan
Chief Information Security Officer: Courtney Totten
Senior Director AI and Data Science: Dr Alessandra Sala

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Latest vacancies



We are always looking for creative, innovative, and collaborative problem solvers, and we hope to make the hiring process as transparent as possible. Here is what to expect:

  1. Click apply!
  2. Initial screening
  3. We will organise a series of interviews depending on position
  4. Once selected you will receive an offer letter which you will sign and share with us
  5. Welcome to the team!


Our Values


Our values guide us in everything we do – from how we engage with each other every day, to how we make decisions for our company.

Driven by one truth.
We live to amaze our customers and contributors.

Lead the change.
We’re not afraid of change because we drive it.

Be creatively bold.
We’re motivated to challenge tradition & experiment until we find the right answer.

Build community.
We celebrate individuality, value inclusivity and invest in our people.

In lockstep together.
We’re aligned to and fuelled by the same fire.

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Working at Shutterstock

We work hard to offer our employees a sense of community, connectedness, and belonging.

We do this by creating an environment where all employees regardless of their background and identity feel included and supported and can be authentic and successful.




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At Shutterstock we understand that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion makes us more effective and are essential to innovation. We’re deeply focused on equity and are committed to diversity across areas including race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ethnicity, and national origin.

Guided by our Build Community value, our goal is to build a workforce, contributor network, and content library that are representative of the diverse global community.

We prioritize creating an inclusive work culture that allows individuals to be themselves and have the equitable opportunity to succeed.

We strive to reach more talent that’s representative of the global communities we operate in.

We work to create products and provide services that reach and reflect a diverse population, while continuously evaluating the way we acquire content.

Employee Resource Groups

Our employee groups are critical to our success. Through programming connected to our three key focus areas, our eight employee groups are helping to create a greater sense of inclusion and belonging among community members and allies at Shutterstock.

Brings women issues to the forefront of company.

Dedicated to the retention, development, and advancement of Black employees while promoting a culture of inclusion in the communities where we they love and work.

Supporting LGBTQ+ people globally.

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Furthering recruitment, career development, and retention of Hispanic and Latinx employees.

Committing to giving all ages a voice while bridging ghaps between different generations and career levels.

Empowering an inclusive company culture for people of Asian descent.

Aims to raise cultural awareness and to share / celebrate the vastly diverse and rich traditions of the Middle East.

Minds Over Matter
Supports employees by raising awareness and providing resources about mental health and disabilities.

Community Impact


Lens for Change :Shutterstock believes in the power of community and encourages our employees to give back to communities and causes that are important to them, our company, and industry. Through our Lens for Change program, we use the power of our reach and our people’s passion for service to drive positive, equitable, and meaningful change in the local communities we serve.

Key components of the program will include:

  • Volunteer Time Off: you’ll receive 16 hours of Volunteer Time Off each year
  • Dollars for Doers: you’ll receive mini-grants to donate to organizations you volunteer with
  • Matching Program: We match up to $200 (and local equivalent) in employee donations to charity organizations


The Create Fund: Through the creative fund program, we provide artists with financial support to empower historically excluded artists and help fill content gaps and future diversity and inclusion within our content library and contributor network.

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