The opportunity to innovate is something that many of us want more of in our work. So as you plan for the next step in your career, why not seek out an employer that encourages you to come up with big ideas?
The companies on this list definitely fit the bill. Many are doing groundbreaking work and others are shaking things up in their respective industries, from tech and healthcare to fashion and beauty. Sound like something you’d want to be a part of? If so, you’re in luck. Not only are these employers super innovative, but they’re also searching for top talent (like you!) to help them continue pushing boundaries.
Read on to learn more about these incredible companies and what they’re doing—you might just find your perfect fit.
1. ViacomCBS Streaming
ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free and paid streaming services, including Pluto TV and Paramount+.
Paramount+ is a global direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, featuring programming from ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of brands, with an expansive library of exclusive originals, hit series, original series, marquee franchises, and popular movies. Learn more here.
Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service with hundreds of channels and thousands of movies and television series on demand. Learn more here.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 60,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
With more than 51,000 employees globally, Stryker is on a mission to make healthcare better. Their belief: customers and patients are at the heart of everything they do. The company was founded in 1941 by orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Homer Stryker, as he started to find current products weren’t meeting patient needs and invented new products. Today, innovation continues to be a top priority and new technologies differentiate Stryker as an industry leader.
TriNetX is a data and analytics company that partners with healthcare organizations and pharmaceutical companies across the globe to conduct research and enhance clinical trials leveraging real-world data. They look for people who are creative, intuitive, and curious about science and the world. Collaboration is big at TriNetX, as everyone is working towards a common goal. The TriNetX company culture encourages continuous professional growth, and employees take pride in the impact their work makes on the world.
Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of their decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. They are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.
They are looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of their journey in democratizing finance for all. Check out their open positions—they can’t wait to hear from you.
Philips is committed to making life better for millions of people around the world. Its teams pride themselves on the meaningful innovations and solutions they are providing to healthcare challenges around them and recognize that individuals who are part of Philips should be led and supported to develop to their fullest potential. At Philips, people can make an impact where it matters. Check out their careers site.
BitGo fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to take ownership, openly communicate, and bring their ideas to the table. As a fast-growing company, BitGo seeks candidates who live and breathe crypto and are eager to work in a dynamic environment with employees who are passionate about their work.
Wave is on a mission to bring the best live virtual shows to audiences across the globe. They developed their platform with artists in mind, always striving to improve upon their design to ensure a fantastic show experience for all in a novel environment. They’re guided by the belief that music and games truly bring folks together, and by taking aspects from both to create these new experiences, they’re out to change the way people approach the traditional live music space. Their people are passionate about the work they’re doing because they believe that they have something that can change the world.
9. NIKE, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. At Nike, it’s in their nature to innovate and their mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. They embrace different perspectives—from scientists and designers to coders and quarterbacks—because they know everyone brings unique experiences and ideas to the team.
To serve athletes across the hundreds of countries where they do business, Nike needs teams that truly reflect the diversity of their consumers and a culture of inclusivity. They aim to foster inclusion and embrace diversity throughout their business, teams, and culture to bring them closer to the consumer, create breakthrough innovations, and empower employees to realize their full potential. Nike’s diverse, high-performing teams around the world are united by a love of sport and share a singular goal: to make all athletes better.
Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. They engage consumers through their portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO, and MEGA. Their offerings include film and television content, gaming, music, and live events. Mattel operates in 35 locations and their products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and e-commerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel has been a proud and trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.
11. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
By joining Ironwood, you’ll have numerous opportunities to collaborate, innovate, and ultimately transform the lives of gastrointestinal (GI) patients.
We recognize that individuals are essential to Ironwood’s success. We leverage our insights, encouraging diverse opinions and opposing points of view, to help innovate meaningful new possibilities.
Ironwoodians value the flexibility of remote work and the power of in-person collaboration, and we strive to optimize both. Ironwood offers resources and invests in hybrid technologies, reflecting what we learned from our employees about optimizing their productivity and respecting family needs and personal choices. We balance personal autonomy, accountability, and a mindset of ownership in how we approach each day.
We’re a diverse team of talented, motivated, and passionate individuals. Our employees are our most important and greatest assets. They build and own the company culture, enforce our values and their passion fuels our continued innovation and growth. We’re a dedicated team of overachievers. It’s baked into our DNA. We ask “Why not?” and choose to take on the most complex challenges with confidence because we know that together #TeamEverbridge can accomplish anything. #teameverbridge
13. Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters informs the way forward by bringing together the trusted content and technology that people and organizations need to make the right decisions. The company serves professionals across legal, tax, accounting, compliance, government, and media. Its products combine highly specialized software and insights to empower professionals with the data, intelligence, and solutions needed to make informed decisions, and to help institutions in their pursuit of justice, truth, and transparency. Reuters, part of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s leading provider of trusted journalism and news. For more information, visit tr.com.
14. Hudson River Trading
15. Glaukos Corporation
Since its release of iStent®, a device that can help reduce eye pressure and may reduce reliance on glaucoma medications, Glaukos has pioneered Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, or MIGS, in order to revolutionize the traditional glaucoma treatment and management paradigm. Glaukos combines solid research, creative engineers, and a flexible management style to create products that improve the lives of patients on a global scale.
16. b atomic
Words like gritty, accountable, transparent, and driven don’t seem to do justice to the chip they have on their shoulder. As a young company, they run fast and independently, that is true. Not at the cost of their humans, but in defense of them. They value their team and their job is to unleash them and their best ideas on a customer base and a world used to much less. They are questioners of the status-quo—curious, driven makers and doers. They look for independent problem-solvers who love a challenge and crave an environment that allows them to think outside the box.
Our work used to mean just keeping files in sync, but we’re now focused on designing an enlightened way of working. We’re building the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. We value people over places, which is why we are now a virtual-first company that collaborates from home offices, coworking spaces, coffee shops, and Dropbox studios from around the world.
Lucid’s technology allows anyone—in any industry—to ask targeted audiences important questions, provide honest answers to researchers, and measure the effectiveness of digital advertising. With such diverse applications, the company offers jobs in a range of fields, from engineering to product to customer success. Lucid is growing rapidly, and is the perfect place for anyone who’s naturally curious and ambitious to carve out their career.
Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.
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