Writer - Director

Are you looking to produce amazing stories about life as a parent and have your work seen by millions? Need a flex schedule that allows you to juggle work and kids? Childcare benefits? Generous maternity leave? Trust us: It's really fun to work for a brand you love!

Company Description:

Some Spider Studios is a fast-growing media & entertainment company backed by top VC’s and serial entrepreneurs Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara. Marc and Vinit previously co-founded Diapers.com and sold it to Amazon. Marc more recently founded Jet.com and sold it to Walmart, where he is CEO of Walmart.com.

We’re currently home to three channels: Scary Mommy (largest women with kids brand online), CAFE (led by popular national figure Preet Bharara, host of chart topping pod “Stay Tuned”) and The Dad (fastest growing new brand for men with kids) – all built for mobile, social and streaming.

Fresh off our latest funding round, we are now accelerating hiring and looking for exceptional talent who will join us on our mission to build the very best team and culture on the planet


-Work as part of the video unit to conceive, write, and direct branded video and original series
-Write and pitch concepts to advertisers and major video distributors 
-Oversee creative direction of videos from concept to final cut 
-Invent new video storytelling techniques optimized for mobile and social media 
-Push to evolve video content and approach based on data, user input and instincts


-5+ years’ experience writing, producing and/or directing for creative productions 
-Solid background in developing creative concepts, ideally for branded and other original video 
-Experience directing talent and crew on-set and managing post-production to final cut desired 
-Keen sense of humor 
-Degree in Film/TV or related field a plus

We value creativity, analytical rigor, crazy initiative, humor and kindness. We work hard because we love what we do. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, challenging work, a passionate team that cares, and the chance to turn this industry on its head. And we’re excited to hear from you! 

Meet Some of Some Spider Studios's Employees

Briana H.

Video Editor

Briana’s central duties include editing short videos based on the news and writing and producing motion video content for Some Spider’s Cafe site.

David S.

Design Director

David and his team are responsible for setting the tone and look for all of Some Spider’s digital assets, namely the company’s Scary Mommy and Cafe brands.

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