Alex Rubens has worked as a co-producer on Rick and Morty for Adult Swim, a co-producer on Key & Peele for Comedy Central, and an executive story editor on Community for NBC and Yahoo. He and Jordan Peele co-wrote the feature film Keanu for New Line. Rubens has also worked as a producer on The Last O.G. for TBS and a consulting producer on Big Mouth for Netflix. He is a Writers Guild Award and Peabody Award winner, as well as a three-time Emmy Award nominee.

Rubens has also worked as a teacher, a tutor, the assistant to a film producer, a ghost-writer, a script-reader, a transcriptionist, a temp, and a dishwasher.