"HP Inc. — the printing and personal systems side of the historic split of Hewlett-Packard — is hiring.
To highlight that fact, the company opened up its newly completed 58,000 square foot expansion at its Vancouver campus.
The company now has 275,000 square feet in Vancouver housing teams working on wearable devices and printing innovation. The print focus includes both traditional 2D printers but also the company’s 3D printing line, which it views as a huge part of its future.
The new office is across the street from the company’s existing space.
Two years ago the company maxed out on size, which consists of research and development labs. Anyone who wasn’t an engineer had to start working remotely, said Carmen True, senior director of worldwide strategy and planning for personal systems marketing.
There are about 250 people within the expanded office, with room to grow. The company has 23 positions listed on its careers page for the Vancouver site.
Half of the building houses the wearables team, software developers and graphics team. The other half houses North American operations, human resources and marketing teams.
The company is still in the process of “inviting employees back” into an office culture, True said, since many were working remotely.
The new space, which features reclaimed wood, glass walls and pops of color, was designed with input from employees. The team selected a block party theme that incorporates indoors and outdoors...