Native Instruments

Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for music production and DJing. In 1996, the company pioneered the world of software synthesis and has continued pushing the boundaries of computer-based music production and performance for over 20 years. Native Instruments has offices in Berlin (HQ), Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Paris, and Shenzhen.

We are impassioned creators of music technology. We aim to provide a fun, innovative, and international workplace. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, our hardware, software and digital services provide innovative, fully-integrated solutions for everyone to make music of all styles and genres.

Native Instruments Berlin, Germany
Dec 10, 2019
Full time
We are looking for a passionate, energetic and collaborative publicity professional to join our Community Marketing Team in Berlin. As the  Communications Manager (f/m/x) , you will be responsible for ensuring consistent coverage across media channels for product releases and campaigns. You must have an excellent understanding of the current media landscape and a solid network of media contacts that you are willing to expand on proactively. Furthermore, you are an analytical mind able to create frameworks for our global offices, seek out media opportunities and create tailored pitches, as well as accurately monitor and report the results of campaigns. As part of the global community marketing team, you will contribute to new initiatives and campaigns with your PR know-how and distinct point of view. What you'll do: Define and implement global PR strategy, manage global activities working closely with branch offices in LA, London and Tokyo Define media strategy for product and content campaigns, monitor and report results Manage timely product reviews, and guide journalists through review process to ensure factually accurate coverage Identify music and culture-led stories with brand and community teams, tailor content specific to media outlet Distribute release and content campaigns across PESO, ensure consistent media coverage Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within tech, lifestyle and music media Identify, manage and develop key media partnerships  Contribute to the development of new initiatives and campaigns, support with PR know-how Develop tools and frameworks for local adaption, set quality standards, monitor results What you'll bring: At least 5 years experience in public relations or brand communication in the music or technology industry A strong global network of contacts in music and/or technology media and are excited about the opportunity to expand on this Proven track record of successful media campaigns, from conception to execution You get excited about pitching stories to journalists and tailoring narratives respective to their audience You live and breathe media, and always stay on top of industry news and global trends You are enthusiastic about music and understand the current music landscape, the music market and the associated media environment Strong analytical skills to monitor and report on campaigns, and identify opportunities You are a self-starter willing to take responsibility with confidence You are a team player with the right attitude to thrive in a global marketing group Excellent communication in English; fluency in German would be a plus Experience in corporate communications would be a plus Good understanding of music production well as in basic aspects of computer and media technology a plus BA in marketing/communication, or related field preferred Native Instruments embraces diversity.  As an equal opportunities employer, we believe the foundation of our dynamic and pioneering spirit starts with a fair and inclusive culture. Our company culture focuses on bringing unique ideas together to fuel innovation. All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment at Native Instruments and we encourage everyone to apply – regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Help us reach our goal in making the future of music diverse, inclusive, and exciting. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.
Native Instruments Berlin, Germany
Nov 26, 2019
Full time
We’re looking for an ambitious  Senior Art Director (f/m/x)  to join our newly-formed Content & Creative team and lead the holistic evolution of Native’s brand and design language. The ideal candidate is a motivated and versatile creative with a fountain of ideas and a distinctive portfolio. You’ll lead change in our design process across all creative marketing projects – from product releases to artist collaborations. We’re looking for someone who can make an immediate impact and who can further their development at NI, providing inspiration and mentorship as the leader of the design team. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, we are looking for someone who is passionate about culture and knows the power that music and stories have to bring people together. WHAT YOU'LL DO Conceptualize, design, build, and deliver design and creative for diverse projects across digital, social, and print Translate high-level concepts into distinctive visual styles and directions Drive the development of the Native Instruments brand design system Manage small to large–scale projects, working with the in-house teams and a network of external creatives and agencies Oversee the whole design process: from creating briefings to reviewing assets  Develop guidelines for graphic design, typography, photography, motion, and illustration Establish creative processes that drive efficiency and ensure quality of final delivery Provide mentorship to design staff by exposing them to new opportunities, techniques, and workflows Represent brand design internally — collaborating and leading the exchange between Products, UX, and UI. WHAT YOU'LL BRING 10+ years of experience in a creative execution role  Strong background in graphic design, brand design, or art direction Portfolio demonstrating strong creative ideas across digital, social, or print Excellent creative and strategic abilities in 2–3 specialized design fields Master of Adobe Creative Suite A passion for content and storytelling, and an eye for details A blend of creative, strategic, and technical production skills Able to think quickly and implement independently or collaboratively Coaching and mentoring skills as well as proven experience in leading teams Excellent time-management and organizational skills Strong awareness of visual trends Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to lead work sessions and present to groups of all sizes Experience with motion graphics, film production, or social media creative would be a plus Passion for music culture and the Native Instruments brand Please send your portfolio along with application.  Native Instruments embraces diversity. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe the foundation of our dynamic and pioneering spirit starts with a fair and inclusive culture. Our company culture focuses on bringing unique ideas together to fuel innovation. All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment at Native Instruments and we encourage everyone to apply – regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Help us reach our goal in making the future of music diverse, inclusive, and exciting. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.
Native Instruments Berlin, Germany
Nov 21, 2019
Full time
For over 20 years, Native Instruments has been the backbeat to the music industry. As leaders in digital music creation and performance, we’re right there on stage and in the studio with global stars and legends in the making. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, our hardware, software and digital services provide innovative, fully-integrated solutions for music producers of all styles and genres. We are based in the heart of the German capital’s creative hub employing more than 400 people across our seven offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Toronto, Paris, and Shenzhen. We’re looking for a  creative marketing professional (f/m/x)  with a passion for music - Someone who understands music production and marketing, and knows how to combine the two.  Working within the Release Marketing Team, you’ll develop and implement marketing campaigns and initiatives to promote our latest software and hardware releases for music production and DJs. The work is varied – requiring a diverse creative skillset across strategy, content, product marketing, digital marketing, video production, social media and more.  What You’ll Do Conceptualize, manage, and report on marketing initiatives and campaigns Lead the production of marketing content with a focus on video, digital, and social Work closely with Product Owners on product definition and communication strategy Collaborate with other teams in Marketing such as Artist Relations, Social Media, PR, Design, and Digital Marketing to successfully bring campaigns to life Manage external stakeholders, partners and artists Define performance criteria and analyze the success of your campaigns Actively follow and evaluate market trends and developments Support the brand strategy by identifying new marketing opportunities Identify areas of improvement as well as opportunities to use modern Marketing practices What You’ll Bring At least 8 years’ experience in a marketing or creative environment, ideally in the MI industry or an agency Experience in music production and/or sound design An interest and understanding of the current music and music production landscape High level of organization and excellent time management skills Coaching and mentoring skills as well as proven experience in leading teams Strong systemic thinking; data-driven decision making; ability to find root causes of issues and gain stakeholder support to address opportunities Ability to be both hands on and strategic; willing to take on duties while also being able to delegate to and provide direction and motivation to a small team Proven experience owning projects and driving campaigns involving media production Excellent English is a must, German is a plus Cooperative, dynamic, and positive attitude Native Instruments embraces diversity. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe the foundation of our dynamic and pioneering spirit starts with a fair and inclusive culture. Our company culture focuses on bringing unique ideas together to fuel innovation. All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment at Native Instruments and we encourage everyone to apply – regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Help us reach our goal in making the future of music diverse, inclusive, and exciting. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.