Avid Technology Inc.
Mass. location: Tewksbury
Total US employees: 2,700
Number of announced Mass. job cuts: 54
The leading maker of professional audio and video editing software announced Oct. 15 that it planned to lay off 15 percent of its workforce — 410 positions — nationwide, according to Globe. It also said it will dismiss 90 contract workers, and sell its Softimage 3-D game animation software business.