Focusrite

Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity.

As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music.

We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products.

Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.

Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.

Focusrite High Wycombe or London
Jun 25, 2019
Full time
Cross Platform Application Developer (Desktop, GUI, C++, Agile) Location : High Wycombe or London office Term : Full-time, Permanent We're looking for a forward thinking and open minded software developer to join our software team. If you've used Scarlett, Launchpad or Groovebox before, you'll know we love to innovate. We'd like you to work with us to specify, design and build exciting new products. You'll need to quickly evaluate new technologies and contribute to team best practices. Most importantly, you'll be working in a smart Agile team, iterating and learning quickly in response to user feedback. You'll be writing clear, high performance and maintainable code that will be peer reviewed and continuously tested. You'll be developing new skills and helping others develop theirs. You are: A seasoned software developer, with experience including C++, JavaScript, macOS, Windows Familiar with one or more UI frameworks such as JUCE, Electron or Qt Able to think abstractly from a high-level (architectures, design patterns, concurrency, API design) all the way down to algorithms, data structures and network communications Used to test-driven development and peer reviews Open to pair programming Experienced with continuous integration tools Proficient with Git A computer science graduate or related education Passionate about music and audio technology Able to solve complex problems without compromising on quality Able to clearly communicate technical designs verbally and in writing A firm believer that spaces are better than tabs ;) Bonus skills: Any experience developing audio plugins and working with DAWs. About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we've made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy making music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, share options, employee product discount scheme, company music events, games nights, offsite company parties, free breakfast/lunch in the canteen, and showers for runners and cyclists. Lunch-time entertainments include table football, table tennis, pool, video games and card games. We arrange company training sessions, hack days and lunch & learns, and encourage personal development and collaboration with industry and education. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer. We are a company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.
Focusrite High Wycombe, UK
Jun 25, 2019
Full time
Embedded Software Engineer Term: Full-time, Permanent Location: High Wycombe Are you an engineer looking to join our Focusrite Pro team and be involved in developing future ranges of network-based audio products? The team creates products which are used in a range of environments including: Live music Broadcast Education On a day to day basis you will be responsible for: Developing embedded software for our RedNet and Red product ranges based on Dante within an Agile team Refining product specifications, producing innovative designs, generating complexity/work estimates, fixing issues and engaging with a multidiscipline team Conducting code reviews and helping other members of the team Improving our working practices to keep up to date with technology trends in our product sector and best practice in the software development industry You should apply for this role if you have: Competent coding skills in both C and C++ An understanding of embedded firmware architecture and ability to balance trade-offs A technical or engineering-based degree and 2+ years of industry experience in firmware development projects. A commitment to continual improvement both personal and of the wider team you work in The ability to clearly articulate problems and solutions for both technical and non-technical audiences It would be advantageous if you have some of the following: Knowledge of bare metal and RTOS designs Experience of working using Agile methodologies such as Scrum. Test driven development (TDD); unit, integration, automated and system testing experience Understanding of code management systems e.g. GIT, Mercurial, SVN, Knowledge of continuous integration, specifically Jenkins and Artifactory ARM (Cortex M) and/or XMOS programming experience Embedded Linux experience About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.
Focusrite High Wycombe or London office
Jun 24, 2019
Full time
Software Developer (C++) Location : High Wycombe or London office Term : Full-time, Permanent We're looking for an outstanding software developer to join our software team. If you've used Launchpad or Circuit before, you'll know we love to innovate. We'd like you to work with us to specify, design and build exciting new Novation products. You'll need to quickly evaluate new technologies and contribute to team best practices. Most importantly, you'll be working in a smart team, writing clear, high performance, well documented and maintainable code. You'll also contribute to the maintenance of current products, comprising desktop software, plugins and high-level firmware for our Novation products. You are: A seasoned software developer, with experience of a variety of platforms and languages, including but not limited to: C++, macOS, Windows, Linux Familiar with one or more UI frameworks such as JUCE Able to think abstractly from a high-level (architectures, design patterns, concurrency, API design) all the way down to low-level "C style" code (communication protocols, bits and bytes) A computer science graduate or related education Passionate about music and audio technology Able to solve complex problems without compromising on quality Able to clearly communicate technical designs verbally and in documentation About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we've made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy making music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee product discount scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days and lunch & learns, and encourage personal development and collaboration with industry and education. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are a company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.
Focusrite High Wycombe, UK
Jun 24, 2019
Full time
eCommerce Manager Based: High Wycombe Salary: To £50k, plus £10k OTE Term: Full-time, Permanent As the eCommerce Manager, you will own the vision and strategy for our direct to consumer online business, across all brands (Focusrite, Focusrite Pro and Novation). You will have the ultimate goal of profitably managing revenue through our own eStore and global marketplaces, while minimising the impact on, and being respectful of, our traditional routes to market. You will be a highly analytical, detail oriented and commercially focussed professional who has seen previous success in developing and growing an eCommerce business. As a proven leader, you will be able to pull together and motivate a cross-functional team to deliver on your vision while also balancing the requirements of our direct to consumer channels against the wider objectives of the business. You will ideally have experience of the MI industry, knowledge of our product ranges and an understanding of the customer groups we speak to. Core responsibilities include; Develop and execute our global direct to consumer strategy to deliver agreed revenue targets. Working with the Online Product Owner, define and work towards a best in class user experience and customer journey for our websites, maintaining a full testing and improvement backlog. Continually track, analyse and optimise online customer journeys and site content, ensuring all areas are fully optimized for conversion. Accountability for how our brands and products are represented and listed on third party marketplaces such as Amazon, Reverb, eBay, Mercado Libre, etc. Working closely with the wider Marketing and Sales teams, lead the creation of promotional plans and marketing campaigns/communications to increase customer acquisition and increase customer lifetime value. Alongside the demand and lead generation teams, lead the delivery of customer incentive and reward programmes. Work with our Operations teams to ensure customer orders are fulfilled in a timely and efficient manner, driving further efficiencies where possible, and stock levels are effectively managed. Work with our Customer Services team to ensure that customers queries are promptly and proactively managed across all channels and territories. Work with our Finance team and payment gateway to actively manage fraud risk, ensuring we’re protected against crime. Creation of annual business plans, quarterly forecasts and weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting on the direct to consumer business; sales, revenue and key web metrics. Management and ownership of the eCommerce P&L. What we’re looking for: 3+ years eCommerce experience in a similar role, ideally with the MI industry Business planning and global eCommerce strategy development experience Knowledge of web technologies, best-practice user experience design/layout, and site performance optimisation Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills Proven leadership skills Exceptional collaboration skills - able to work effectively with a variety of different people Proven influencing skills across all levels of business (including board level) A solid understanding of marketing and communications channels Experience using Google Analytics (or similar web analytics) to identify trends and take appropriate actions About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.