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iDevices Named One of Connecticut’s Best Places to Work for 2015

Avon, Conn. – February 2, 2015iDevices®, the preeminent brand and development partner in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, has been selected as one of Hartford Business Journal’s 2015 Best Places to Work in Connecticut. Based in rural Connecticut, iDevices specializes in developing home automation products and software with in-house teams covering app development, electrical engineering, embedded software, IoT cloud development, UX/UI design, sales, customer service and marketing. Founded in 2009, iDevices now employs close to 60 team members between its CT and CA offices.

The fast-growing company has a collaborative and energetic atmosphere with open offices, white board walls for intense brainstorming sessions and a private café called The Byte that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those moments when team members need a little fresh air, iDevices even has bikes for employees to take out for a ride on the scenic trail behind their office.

It’s much more than fun perks at iDevices though. As Leah Padgett, Marketing Coordinator, puts it, “I really enjoy the people I work with. We all realize we are a part of something bigger than any one of us and that drives our team atmosphere. There is a great collaborative environment at iDevices that is constantly challenging us to do our best.”

The iDevices journey began in 2009 when Connecticut native and iDevices founder, Chris Allen, invented the very first app-enabled product, the iGrill®. Following the successful launch of the iGrill, iDevices introduced a full range of connected products. Most recently, iDevices was selected by Apple to develop one of the first HomeKit-enabled products, the iDevices Switch. The Switch is a connected plug that allows users to effortlessly control, monitor and schedule appliances around their home via the iDevices Connected app.

“As someone who was born and raised in Connecticut, and grew my company here, this recognition couldn’t be more rewarding both personally and professionally,” says iDevices founder and CEO Chris Allen. “I am so proud of the team we’ve built and am excited about what the future hold for iDevices.” 

The tenth annual Best Places to Work in Connecticut Awards was created by the Hartford Business Journal and Best Companies Group, and was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Connecticut, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. iDevices was honored in the small/medium-sized category. Along with the Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award, Entrepreneur Magazine also named iDevices as one of 2014’s Top 100 Brilliant Companies.

iDevices is currently hiring in the Avon, Connecticut headquarters and the Cupertino, California office. For more information on joining the team, please visit:

Cloud Service Developer (CA)

Business Development Manager (CA)

iOS App Dev (CT)

Senior UI/UX Designer (CT)

Junior UI/UX Designer (CT)

Project Manager (CT)

Business Development Manager (CT)

Product Sales Director (CT)

iDevices Media Contacts:

Meghan Petchel
Max Borges Agency
305-374-4404 x162
[email protected]

Molly Ritthaler

Max Borges Agency

305-374-4404 x143

[email protected]