Work with us

Shape the future

Narrative is home to builders, risk-takers, artists and storytellers. Our products are designed to empower the everyday modern photographer.

Since our launch in 2019, we’ve acquired thousands of loyal photographers from across the world. As one of NZ’s leading AI companies, we use leading-edge technology and have a tech stack that most developers dream of.

Our team is located in Auckland, New Zealand. We’re backed by some of the biggest US and NZ based VCs.


Our guiding values

Champion your craft

We champion our craft and our team – owning our work, striving for excellence and inspiring each other to do the same.

Seek the truth

We seek our strengths and weaknesses and accept them – at all times being authentically true to ourselves and each other.

Create like an artist

We walk in artists’ shoes and embrace creative freedom. We’re curious, passionate and hunt for the deeper meaning.

Play like a child

We give ourselves permission to laugh, play and be vulnerable like we are children again. Humour is valued highly and shared liberally.

Nurture each other

We grow tall by nurturing each other with kindness and compassion. We celebrate, show our gratitude and care with diligence.

Life at Narrative

A typical day at Narrative involves cross-team collaboration, autonomy over your schedule, and the occasional game of ping pong.

Meet your colleagues

Our team is made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds. We are photographers, engineering doctorates, creatives, engineers and we’ve grown to employ talent from companies like Uber and Google. We all share the common trait: being awesome at what we do. Get to know some of us:

"The culture at Narrative is supportive, friendly, open and encouraging. We are encouraged to share our opinions and each idea that is brought to the table is heard and valued."

"We’re always searching for better ways to do things and reaching for cutting edge tools to try to make Select best in class. Cliches aside, it feels like we’re disrupting an industry which is immensely exciting."

"I love that our marketing culture encourages experimentation, embraces challenges, and our decisions are insight lead. Watching the product grow and our users positively responding to what we are doing is a great motivator."


Perks and benefits

Work your own way

We offer flexible working hours and a work from home day. You’ll also get to shape your role and experience unparalleled career growth opportunities.

Get a stake in the game

Become a company owner with ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Get in on the ground floor and help shape the future of Narrative – and the photography industry.

Don’t forget to have fun

Enjoy outings to bars and restaurants, a chokka snack cupboard, fancy coffee and Friday drinks. Join in with weekly squash, daily ping pong and our hiking club.

Narrative is an equal opportunity workplace and we strongly believe that diversity is a major strength. Creating a diverse workplace is a constant battle in the tech industry but we are working as hard as we can to ensure our employment opportunities and workplace is as welcoming to all as possible. Everyone is welcome to apply to work at Narrative.

We’re always looking for talented people, so if you don’t see your perfect role drop us an email anyway.