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Momentum in smart TVs and the growth of the VIZIO SmartCast ecosystem are fueling the expansion of the US footprint and more than 100 new jobs in Denver, Colorado
IRVINE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) today announced the opening of its newest office location in Denver, Colorado. After growing tremendously in 2020, the company plans to expand its technology and innovation team into the Denver market. The office plans to hire more than 100 full-time team members by the end of 2022.
“The entrepreneurial spirit of Colorado’s technical talent is a perfect match for VIZIO’s culture of innovation, and these quality jobs are a huge asset to Colorado,” said Colorado Governor Jared Polis, precisely the kind of thoughtful business investment Colorado values. ”
The VIZIO engineering and tech team is at the heart of the VIZIO product and entertainment ecosystem. It creates innovative products and instantly brings endless entertainment to millions of consumers. The SmartCast ecosystem is specifically designed to ensure interoperability between popular consumer devices with software developed through automatic updates with the customer.
“The expansion of a technology company like VIZIO into Denver shows that our city remains an ideal market for innovation. More importantly, the fundamentals of our economy remain strong and recreational,” said Michael B. Hancock , Mayor of Denver. “Our quality of life continues to be an asset to growing and attracting top talent. We are excited to have VIZIO as a new partner in our mission to create an inclusive economy for all Denver residents.”
“This move positions VIZIO for growth in a market with a large talent pool and the adventurous spirit of VIZIO with a balanced work-life culture,” said David Rudnick, VIZIO senior vice president of engineering and director of the Denver office opening. “Denver offers a perfect marketplace for attracting innovators and providing consumers with the best possible experience with technologies designed for the future of television and the connected home. We look forward to establishing VIZIO as a partner to the state and educational system, inspiring future careers for college students in Colorado. ”
The VIZIO Denver office will be among the company’s more than 600 employees in six locations including headquarters in Irvine, California and offices in Dakota Dunes, Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco and New York City. VIZIO will start recruiting this month. Interested candidates should visit the VIZIO careers website. Candidates should also consider attending the company’s virtual job fair on April 28th. To learn more, please visit VIZIO’s Linkedin profile.
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VIZIO was founded and headquartered in Orange County, California. VIZIO’s goal is to provide comprehensive entertainment and compelling lifestyle improvements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is driving the future of televisions through its integrated platform of state-of-the-art Smart TVs and the powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a portfolio of innovative sound bars that provide consumers with a higher audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more opportunities to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to target and dynamically serve ads to a growing audience that is increasingly turning away from linear television.
Source: VIZIO Holding Corp.