How Vibes is Building to Scale

July 2, 2019 Clarke Retzer

How Vibes is Building to Scale

For the first time ever, 2019 will be the year that consumers spend more time using their mobile devices than watching TV.

Mobile is becoming the leading medium in consumers’ lives; they use mobile to stream content, manage payments and banking, and connect with their friends and family. This connection to mobile leaves an enticing opportunity for brands to build relationships with their consumers in a frictionless way over their mobile devices.

For the last 20 years, Vibes has responded to shifts in mobile in an agile and proactive way, and now we’re helping brands achieve more using mobile marketing channels like SMS & MMS text messaging, mobile wallet, push notifications, and other engagement channels.

One of the exciting ways Vibes is growing during this shift is our international market expansion. New customers have sprouted up across the U.K. and Asia. This expansion brings an additional set of complexities, including alphanumeric short codes and a number of different mobile phone formats, into our roadmap.

Fortunately at Vibes, we operate proactively and foresaw these expansion challenges and designed our systems to be extensible — reducing the workload required to support the expansion.

Along with international growth we recently introduced our AI-Driven Marketing Suite. Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has taken over computing recently, and Vibes is setting a precedent with AI that brings brands immediate value and return on their mobile investments.

You can read more about how Vibes is using AI to transform the mobile marketing industry in some of our past blogs:

Customer needs are incredibly dynamic, which influences everything we build on the Vibes Mobile Engagement Platform. No two customers’ needs are the same, and even an individual customer’s needs change over time. This has driven the Vibes technology team to make changes to stay ahead of the trend.

In the same way that Vibes’ customers need change, so do ours. To accomplish the work required to expand our platform even further, we are hiring! If you want to be a part of a mobile marketing revolution, check out our open positions and begin the journey here. We are seeking enthusiastic software engineers who want to push their careers forward by helping solve exciting technical challenges.

This is an amazing time to be a part of the Vibes team. We are expanding in new and exciting ways, and are facing fun technology challenges along the way. The Vibes technology team is a great place to be as we scale technology to scale the business.

Join us July 16th, 2019 for a Recruitment Happy Hour & Networking event to meet our team! Our Engineers and Technology leadership team will be there to share insights on some of our most exciting work and learn about your passions. Be sure to save your seat!

About the Author

Clarke Retzer

Clarke Retzer is the VP of Engineering at Vibes. His many years of diversified experience help build an engineering culture designed to solve hard technical challenges in an evolving mobile marketing industry.

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