We believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of unique characters as we build the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library, giving subscribers access to a growing collection of audiobooks, ebooks, podcasts, magazines, documents, and more.In addition to works from major publishers and top authors, we also create our own original content exclusively for Scribd users.

Our community includes over 1,800,000 subscribers in more than 190 countries. Join us in turning screen time into quality time!

San Francisco, California
Online Media
201-500 employees
Founded 2007

Join us on our mission to inspire the world through stories and knowledge.


Build the largest and most accessible library connecting storytellers with their audience.


  • Prioritize the Customer.
    We put our customers first. We passionately strive to understand and serve their unique needs, create delight, reduce complexity and build trust.

  • Be Real.
    We are true to ourselves. We act with authenticity and transparency. We are open minded and seek diverse perspectives without exception.

  • Be Bold.

    We challenge the status quo, welcome big ideas and push boundaries. By taking calculated risks, we build resilience and confidence.

  • Act Like an Owner.

    We are all in. We are intensely enthusiastic about the future of Scribd and make decisions with the best interest of the company in mind.

  • Debate & Commit.

    We value all ideas and encourage respectful debate to bring varying perspectives to the table. Once a decision is made, we fully commit.

  • Embrace Plot Twists.

    We navigate the unexpected with data and intuition. We learn by doing and grow from our mistakes.

  • Take Action.

    We bias toward action. We move fast and aim for progress over perfection, focusing on finding clarity over certainty. We trust our gut and get to it.

  • Deliver Today; Build for Tomorrow.

    We invest in the future by delivering results now. We balance future potential and present realities with discipline and optimism.

Diversity & Inclusion

Characters with character
We believe diverse stories and backgrounds are what make Scribd great. From sourcing candidates all the way to extending offers, our hiring practices prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion. We have company-wide goals to hire more folks from underrepresented groups or that have unique experiences!


  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    A robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program that includes company-wide training, equitable hiring best practices, Employee Resource Groups, and company-wide goals.

  • Scribd flex

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle and will allow employees, in partnership with their manager, to choose the workstyle that best suits their individual needs and preferences.

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability

    We offer comprehensive healthcare plans and cover premiums for employees at 100%. PPO, HMO, and High Deductible Health Plans are available so you can choose whichever coverage supports your lifestyle best.

  • Matching 401(k)

    Easily save for retirement with our 401(k) plan and take advantage of up to 3% company match with no waiting period.

  • Paid Time Off

    A generous paid time off program that includes vacation time, personal days, sabbaticals, volunteer time, winter break, sick time, and more.

  • Paid parental leave

    We provide paid time away from work for our new biological, adoptive, or foster parents.

  • Wellbeing

    Resources, workshops & events to support your wellbeing journey: Mind, Body & Soul.

  • Curated Career Paths and Continuous Learning

    The power to explore career paths & possibilities, and the tools to support your growth. From continuing education, degrees, or certifications, we support our employee’s career journeys.



Community and culture are paramount at Scribd. We curate meaningful moments to bring employees together for connection, collaboration and celebration. Whether it's spending the day giving back philanthropically, channeling your inner entrepreneur at our annual Hackweek, showing off your hidden skills at the Scribd talent show, or joining one of Scribd's Employee Resource Groups, there is something for everyone.

"Everyone's ideas are valued and everyone works effectively as one team, regardless of the role you have in the company."
Engineering - Payments
"Being able to come to work every day for a product I really care about AND getting to flex my creative muscles? Dream job."
"If you're motivated and persistent, your impact will definitely be felt by the company. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing your hard work turned into something fruitful that directly helps the company."
ML Systems Engineering

Social impact

Scribd has given First Book a $50,000 grant, which will contribute to the refurbishing of a low-income community's library in the Bay Area. The new library will consist of books that offer diverse topics and perspectives, encouraging cultural understanding and inclusion. Scribd will also offer funds to 100 additional Bay Area schools to purchase books for their classrooms or libraries.

Opportunities at Scribd

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