Momentum in Smart TVs and Growth of VIZIO SmartCast Ecosystem Fuels U.S. Footprint Expansion and 100+ New Jobs in Denver, Colorado
IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$vzio #Denver–VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) today announced the opening of its newest office location in Denver, Colorado. Having experienced tremendous growth in 2020, the company plans to expand its tech and innovation team into the Denver market. The office plans to hire 100+ full-time team members by the end of 2022.
“The entrepreneurial spirit of Colorado’s tech talent is the perfect fit with VIZIO’s culture of innovation, and these high-quality jobs are a huge win for Colorado,” said Colorado Governor Jared Polis. “VIZIO’s desire to be a long-term community partner is exactly the kind of thoughtful corporate investment that Colorado values.”
VIZIO’s engineering and tech team represents the heart of VIZIO’s products and entertainment ecosystem, developing innovative products and providing endless entertainment for millions of consumers right out of the box. The SmartCast ecosystem was purpose-built to guarantee interoperability between popular consumer devices with software that evolved with the customer through automatic updates.
“Having a tech company like VIZIO expand to Denver shows that our city remains an ideal market for innovation, but more importantly, that the foundations of our economy remain strong and primed for recovery,” said Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock. “Our quality of life remains an asset to grow and attract top talent, and we’re thrilled 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 great pool of talent and VIZIO’s adventurous spirit with a balanced work life culture,” said David Rudnick, Senior Vice President of Engineering at VIZIO and lead on the Denver office opening. “Denver provides a perfect market to attract innovators, driven to provide the best experience for consumers with technologies that are built for the future of TV and the connected home. We look forward to establishing VIZIO as a partner to the state and the education system, inspiring future careers for Colorado college students.”
VIZIO’s Denver office will join the company’s more than 600 employees across six office locations including headquarters in Irvine, California and offices in Dakota Dunes, Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco and New York City. VIZIO will begin its recruitment this month. Interested candidates should visit the VIZIO career webpage. Candidates should also consider attending the company’s virtual job fair on April 28th. To learn more, please visit VIZIO’s Linkedin profile.
Founded and headquartered in Orange County, California, VIZIO’s mission is to deliver immersive entertainment and compelling lifestyle enhancements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is driving the future of televisions through its integrated platform of cutting-edge Smart TVs and powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a portfolio of innovative sound bars that deliver consumers an elevated audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more ways to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to target and dynamically serve ads to a growing audience that is increasingly transitioning away from linear TV.