Storyblocks Product & Engineering

How Storyblocks successfully managed the transition from a single developer to Product & Engineering teams of over 25 and growing

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Aaron Silverman

VP Engineering at @StoryblocksCO. Past: @DoodleOrDie, @Opower, @APTtestAndLearn. DC transplant to beautiful Ouray, CO. Husband. Father. Private pilot. Climber.

Mathias Hansen

Father & married to the lovely @mjwhansen. Lead Software Engineer at Storyblocks. Co-founded Geocodio, Pixelbug, and Capital Laravel Group

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Playing Pokemon with Office Dogs and a Raspberry Pi

What do dogs, Pokemon, and Raspberry Pi have in common? Nothing, until this year at Storyblocks.

How We Reduced Testing Delays By Leveraging Mob Testing at Storyblocks

Using Mob Testing to Improve Our Product & Bridge Communication Gaps

Foolproof Schema Management with GitHub Actions and Avro

The Storyblocks platform produce millions of events each day. These events allow our growing number of microservices to communicate with…

Tracking Elements in the Viewport with the Intersection Observer API

At Storyblocks, we surface millions of stock media items (videos, images, audio clips) every day. Our team is continuously improving our…

Fighting Meetings with Technology and Psychology


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In order for your hires to reach their full potential you need to put a structure in place that encourages and nurtures their growth, both…

7 Steps to Hiring 10x Engineers

It’s not possible to build a great team without great people. Steve Jobs says it best:

50 Great Reads for Engineering Leaders

I’ve read many great books and articles over the years that have helped me grow as an Engineering leader. Below is a list, grouped by…

The LAN Stack: Going 100% Serverless

With the release of Amazon Aurora Serverless, which recently went into public beta, you can now build a standard web app which is 100%…


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