Meaden's career began in 2009 with the short film Brotherly Love. From there he made guest appearances in film and television from 2012 to 2014. He had a minor reoccurring role in The CW series The 100 as Drew, and later appeared in six episodes of the AMC series-turned-Netflix series The Killing during the fourth season as A.J. Fielding.
His next major reoccurring role was in the 2015 television series Olympus. In 2016 he was a supporting character in the Syfy series Aftermath as Matt Copeland. In 2017 he appeared in the film War of the Planet of the Apes as an extra.