Pond5

Why Pond5 IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

Collaboration is one of Pond5’s core values. For us, this means an emphasis on communicating openly and honestly, assuming positive intent, and working hard to ensure shared understanding. Whether we’re sitting side by side in one of our 4 global offices or connecting via video, we keep this principles top of mind.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

We’ve been very explicit at sharing how we work toward our vision of creating world class storytellers. We’ve articulated the ways in which we work together to build the world’s most accessible video marketplace, and we’ve worked at all levels of the organization to clarify how the work that each person does contributes. It’s easy to feel excited about the future when we see positive impact of our work on our contributing artists, our buyers, and our own team members.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Creating an environment in which everyone has a say, and we rely on data to ensure that the best argument wins. Testing and learning is one of our core values, so we are particularly conscious of securing a broad range of input and iterating in all we do. We have created numerous forums and feedback loops throughout the organization- everything from interactive all hands meetings, to engagement surveys, to Slack channels, to team meetings dedicated to “appreciative inquiry,” to one-on-ones with executives (including the CEO) across the company.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Doing all we can to invest in career growth and development. This includes not only regular training opportunities, but robust semi-annual talent management processes, access to a personalized career growth platform, and ongoing focus and support for personalized development plans.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

We specifically recruit for, evaluate, and reward alignment with and demonstration of our values. This includes the inclusion of the demonstration of our values in our talent management processes and a prestigious quarterly recognition award that highlights individuals across the organization who exemplify living our values.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

Mostly people at Pond5 love the purpose and mission of our organization, the incredible group of talented, global colleagues, and the opportunity to tackle interesting challenges and solve interesting problems. On top of that, we offer:
Flexible time off and flexible hours
Generous medical (including mental health and paid parental leave), dental, and retirement benefits, where applicable
Equipment needed for work plus a comfort allowance
In-office perks- lunch, snacks, commuter benefits, etc.
Culture club
Training opportunities
Semi-annual talent management processes
A personalized career growth platform
An active DEI forum that focuses on creating connections (sharing experiences and building relationships), nurturing our culture (film discussions, events celebrating diversity around the world, speakers, trainings, and improvements to internal processes), and our community (fundraising and partnering with organizations that support creators from marginalized communities, working with artists from under-represented populations, and promoting diverse content)

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Embodying our core value of being “Storyteller First.” Tom does so by consistently demonstrating positive energy and passion for our brand, our industry, our community, and each other. He takes the time to connect with each individual team member at Pond5, and in doing so, he helps our contributing artists, our buyers, and our people succeed.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

A Passion Projects program in which team members can win $1k for their creative projects
Discounted content
Tutors for working parents
English lessons
A weekly challenge with prizes
In-office perks- lunch, snacks, commuter benefits, etc.
Extra days off, meal perks, swag…

Our response to COVID-19

We have evolved our above list of unique offerings to best support people during and beyond Covid. We are now operating fully in a hybrid environment, equally supportive of people working in offices or working remotely. And we have provided a series of ongoing training programs to ensure that our managers and our people are best equipped to do so.

Our Certifications

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Certified Company
Certified Company
2022

About the Company

Pond5 exists to create world-class storytellers, and we do so by building the world’s most accessible marketplace of media assets video creators need to tell stories, share knowledge, and inspire audiences. With 25 million video clips, award-winning tools, and integrations for all major video-editing software, Pond5 is the go-to video marketplace for filmmakers, media organizations, and marketers worldwide. Driven by its commitment to the creative community, Pond5 proudly provides a platform where creativity can flourish and contributors can make a sustainable living licensing their work to buyers around the world. All contributors licensing their content on Pond5 receive an industry-leading revenue share. Pond5 has offices in NYC, Dublin, Prague, and London. and is owned by Shutterstock, a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

251 Park Avenue South
7th Floor
New York, NY 10010

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Industry:

Internet/E-Commerce

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Company CEO's name:

Tom Crary

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000

https://www.pond5.com/careers