FUGA

What we do FUGA operates a technology and services platform for the music industry. We have years of experience in digital distribution, rights management, retail marketing and royalty processing. Our mission is to create a level playing field for the independent music industry.

Our distribution platform FUGA offers a cutting-edge content delivery service which allows our partners to benefit from our industry-leading delivery platform, in-house distribution partnerships and dedicated services team – such as catalogue migration, tech support, strategy consultation and marketing and promotion to enable our clients to maximize their digital market reach,independently. Our customers operate our platform directly or indirectly from their own database via XML or API integration. We offer daily refreshed sales trends & analytics per region and per DSP, since recently extended with Spotify and Apple playlist data.

Royalty Accounting tool Completes the circle by massively simplifying financial admin and providing an all in one sales & reporting tool. Designed specifically for the music industry, web based and auto-synched with clients’ FUGA catalogue. Maximum flexibility – direct or aggregated; digital or physical; all currencies; custom reports; import and export to other reporting tools. 

Aggregation & Marketing & Promotions FUGA offer retail marketing strategy and support, tailored to the client’s KPIs, to maximise target engagement, fan-base dedication and visibility. We have marketing and services representation across the globe with offices in Amsterdam/Benelux, London, New York, and Milan to representatives in France, L.A., South America and Asia, to ensure that unique markets are locally penetrated at all major digital service providers (DSP’s).

Neighbouring Rights We offer management, delivery, collection and administration of neighbouring rights at all key Performance Rights Organisations (PRO’s).

FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
Are you a JavaScript specialist interested in putting your skills to the test? We are looking for talented front end developers to join our teams.   The job: Build and improve the brand-new web client of FUGA’s music distribution platform, a digital music content management and workflow pipeline system distributing millions of albums per month to stores like iTunes and Spotify.  Explore new solutions and create a high quality product. Work and learn within small Scrum teams with autonomy and freedom in making decisions.  Work within a product company, using modern technologies, diving deep into technical problems, writing clean code and doing things right. Informal working environment in the canal district of Amsterdam.  Competitive package, flexible working hours.  Requirements You are:  A talented JavaScript developer with at least 3 years of experience.  A well rounded software engineer that understands and thrives within a product company. Bold and curious, not scared of new technologies and with a constant desire to learn, grow, teach and improve. You have: Strong Node JS (or vanilla JavaScript) skills. Experience with React JS.  Experience with HTML5 and CSS3. Experience in API creation and RESTful services.    Experience in JavaScript automated functional and unit testing.  Experience with continuous delivery.  Knowledge of the Flux design pattern (e.g. Redux).  Knowledge of website performance optimisation and analytics tools. It would be great if you also have:  Experience in building systems from scratch. Experience with RxJS or functional programming.  Experience with Git, Jenkins and browser automation (eg. Chrome headless) Experience in agile development (e.g. pair programming, BDD)  A passion for music. 
FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
We are looking to hire a Team Lead for our ‘Trends’ team.   Do you want to to do more than just the same old Application Server data-in-data-out? FUGA is looking for talented developers to join our backend team. In addition to Java 8, Spring, Hibernate and MySQL you will also work with Docker, ElasticSearch, BigQuery within the context of a high-available cloud environment. The job: Maintain and extend FUGAs music distribution platform, a digital music content management and workflow pipeline system distributing millions of albums per month to stores like iTunes and Spotify.  Primarily work on our big data analytics product ‘Trends’, providing business intelligence to music labels, with data from both online music stores and social media. Lead a small Scrum team with autonomy and freedom in making decisions. Drive new features for FUGA from end to end though prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and further iteration. Work within a product company, using modern technologies, diving deep into technical problems, writing clean code and doing things right. Informal working environment in the canal district of Amsterdam.  Competitive package, flexible working hours.  Requirements You are:  A talented, senior Java software developer with a solid background in Computer Science and at least 8 years of relevant experience.  Bold and curious, not scared of new technologies and with a constant desire to learn, grow, teach, lead and improve. A well rounded software engineer that thrives within a product company, and enjoys the challenges of building data intensive, highly responsive, and fault tolerant apps. You have:  Team Lead / People management experience. Experience with at least two of the following: Docker, ElasticSearch, Continuous Integration, Continuous deployment, ELK, Jenkins. A passion for music.
FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
FUGA, a leading digital music distribution platform, is currently looking for a Group Controller; a crucial role in our Finance and staff departments.  The staff departments headquartered in Amsterdam consists of a CFO, Group Controller, Assistant Controller, two Administrators, the HR Manager and the Corporate legal team. Job description The vacant Group Controller position is within the Finance & Business control team at Fuga’s headquarters in Amsterdam. The controller will be in close contact with the legal-, HR and finance departments, and the financial departments of the various operations of Fuga around the globe. The position requires strong analytical, communication and presentation skills in a multilingual and multicultural environment. Main responsibilities: Financial Control • Monthly consolidation of Group numbers • Preparing board pack; comments and explanations to the financial numbers • Guiding financial team from an accounting and reporting perspective • Forecasting and budgeting Group numbers • Prepare statutory and bank reporting • Review and analysis of balance sheet positions • Prepare Group Cash-flow statements and forecasts • Lead and initiate the improvements in group control and planning cycle • Knowledge base for accounting and reporting treatment  Business Control • Preparation and review of departmental and subsidiary reporting together with central and local operational and financial management • In depth sales and cost of sales analysis supporting commercial departments and sales teams. • Assess risk and opportunities in subsidiary forecasts • Initiate improvements in subsidiary reporting and local business improvement projects • Assist local financial management in complex financial reporting tasks • Support of non-organic growth initiatives, due diligences and review of new business initiatives • Improve companywide understanding of cash flow- and working capital management   Requirements Qualifications • At least 8 year experience in financial accounting • Interest and affinity with both financial and business control • Affinity with music business • Experience of operating in an international environment is a pre • University degree in business economics (or related study) • Strong accounting knowledge • Strong analytical skills • Strong modeling skills • Strong presentation skills, to make financials understandable for a non-financial environment • Can do attitude • Fluent in English and preferably good skills in other languages Who we are • Small, enthusiastic team and a growing company with strong ambitions; • International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse backgrounds in music and tech; • Egalitarian, transparent environment with career growth opportunities; • Part of a dynamic industry: technology, media and entertainment.   About FUGA  Founded in 2006, FUGA builds software and provide services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil. We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Tommy Boy, Ultra Records, Curb Records, Spinnin' Records, Armada Music, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue.
FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
FUGA is growing and we are looking for motivated people that can help us excel in the ever-changing digital music and technology industry. Currently we’re looking recruit a senior DevOps engineer to lead our DevOps team.  The Job:  Lead our DevOps team (people management, sprint execution), report to the CTO. Continuous integration / Continuous delivery: reduce the time to market by improving the development pipeline to make sure software changes go to production in a fast and reliable way. Monitoring: Use industry standard tools to automate monitoring our production environment. Set up resource metrics, work metrics and proactive alerts.  Infrastructure: Improve resilience, scalability, performance by leveraging high availability and cloud environments. Design and implement the next generation modular, performant and maintainable FUGA SaaS back-end architecture and continuous deployment infrastructure to provide fault tolerant high available services to our clients. Oversee the hardware budgets. Work and learn within a small Scrum team with autonomy and freedom in making decisions. Drive new features for FUGA from end to end though prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and further iteration. Work within a product company, using modern technologies, diving deep into technical problems, writing clean code and doing things right. Informal working environment in the canal district of Amsterdam. Competitive package, flexible working hours. Requirements You are:  A talented DevOps engineer with a solid background in Computer Science. Bold and curious, not scared of new technologies and with a constant desire to learn, grow, teach, lead and improve. Enjoying the challenges of building an infrastructure for data intensive, highly responsive, and fault tolerant apps. You have:  A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with the following concepts or technologies: Linux system administration; On-premise server maintenance; Networking concepts, design and hardware responsibility; On-premise / cloud hybrid setup; Provisioning tools like Docker and Chef. A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a team lead role. A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a tech lead role, overseeing execution of multiple infrastructure projects. Preferably, a passion for music! 
FUGA Tokyo, Japan
Jun 17, 2019
Part time
FUGA, a leading digital music distribution platform headquartered in Amsterdam, is currently looking for a part time Account Manager to support our growing client base in the Japan (based in Tokyo). You will be the first point of contact for record labels and online music services that use our software to distribute music.  What you do  In addition to being a front-facing liaison with partners and clients, your responsibilities will include investigating, solving, and escalating issues within our client services team. Main components of job are:  Be a point of contact for our clients and digital service providers in Japan.  Train those new Japanese clients in using the FUGA system.  Guide them in migrating their back catalogue to the FUGA system.  Investigate, troubleshoot, and (where possible) solve technical and content related issues.  Provide email and phone support.  Escalate issues appropriately and communicate effectively with internal teams.  Create support documentation, training guides and procedures in Japanese and English. Test software improvements and bug fixes. Requirements Who you are  You are tech savvy, communicative and have experience dealing directly with customers. Some of the core qualities and capabilities we feel are required for this role are:  Two or more years of experience in a client facing support role. Independent worker / thinker / planner.  Excellent Japanese and English skills – written and spoken.  Tech savvy.  Motivated to develop ones skill base. Analytical and investigative.  Excellent communication and analytical skills.  Organized and comfortable tracking and prioritizing multiple issues.  Able to work under (time) pressure. Comfortable working in an AGILE environment.  Even better   We would be thrilled to have someone that is passionate about music and has a firm understanding of digital supply chain operations. So please make sure to mention if any of this describes you:  Have music industry experience in digital operations  Know how FUGA or a similar music delivery platform works.  Understand music metadata issues.  Knowledge of the digital music consumer landscape.  Are passionate about music. Who we are Small, enthusiastic team and a growing company with strong ambitions. International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse backgrounds in music and tech. Egalitarian, transparent environment with career growth opportunities. Part of a dynamic industry: music & technology. About FUGA  Founded in 2006, FUGA build software and provide services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners in more than 50 countries. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil. We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Armada Music , Spinnin’s Records, Tommy Boy, Ultra Records, Curb Records, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and many more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy.
FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
Do you have a proven track-record in general administrative support? Are you interested in an interactive finance role, operating close to our client & vendor base and our staff? Then we are looking for you! Job description FUGA, a leading digital music distribution platform, is currently looking for an Administrator to support our Finance & HR department. The group’s staff departments are based in Amsterdam and reporting to the CFO consist of Finance-, Legal and HR department.  Your key responsibility is supporting the Finance and HR team of FUGA to ensure our company’s high performance and continuous growth. Main components of the day to day activities for this role are: Finance: Bank reconciliation (bank, paypal, credit card, other payments in bank); Review & create the customer and vendor input for our sales/ finance departments; Review and book expense reports of our employees; Finance inbox: daily review of incoming emails, picking up requests from employees, customers and suppliers, other ad hoc emails; central point of contact; Solving problems with vendors / creditors/ debtors; HR:  Assist with the on boarding of new employees, collect loonbelastingverklaring / copy passport/ signing process employee contracts; Registration of sickness in ARBO portal; Registration of holidays; Application to the pension scheme; Filing employee contracts or contractor agreements on the HR drive; Prepare the monthly payroll process in collaboration with our payroll company; Registration of new employees in Numbers and staff overview; Send information to PWC according our payroll; Adding new employees to Netsuite for expenses;  Overall Implement necessary operational improvements; Other general administrative tasks.  Requirements Job requirements Associate degree in relevant fields (Finance); At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role; Experience with financial software is a must, and experience with NetSuite is a pre;  Affinity with personnel and related matters Experience in MS Office and other administrative tools; Excellent communication and analytical skills; Be pro-active, an eye for detail and work with accuracy; Willingness to learn and grow and align with ambitions of the company Excellent verbal and written communication in English language;  Affinity with working in an international environment; Music lover. Who we are Small, young and enthusiastic team in a growing company with strong ambitions; International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse backgrounds in music and tech; Egalitarian, transparent environment with career growth opportunities; Part of a dynamic industry: technology, media and entertainment.
FUGA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
FUGA is growing and we are looking for motivated people that can help us excel in the ever-changing digital music and technology industry. Currently we’re looking recruit an IT Manager. The Job:  Setting up device management for all employee devices, mainly Apple, some Windows. Ordering new office hardware like printers, beamers, TV's etc. Maintaining employee devices and troubleshooting any problems they might have. Account management of the different SAAS products FUGA uses, such as GSuite, Slack, Atlassian Suite, Help Scout etc. Setting up single sign-on for employee accounts. Setting up and maintaining meeting room IT. Maintaining office telephone and internet network. Requirements You are:  A pro-active person who brings forward own ideas and seeks for continuous improvement.  A self-reliant person who has no problem working alone (we're not large enough to have a team). You have:  Experience with managing Apple hardware (experience with JAMF is preferred). Experience working with a single sign-on solution, preferably setting one up.
FUGA New York, NY, USA
Jun 17, 2019
Full time
Founded in 2006, FUGA builds software and provides services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil. We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Ultra Records, Curb Records, Armada Music, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and many more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue. About the role: The FUGA Client Services department is looking for an experienced, passionate, technically savvy professional to work in our Client Engineering (CE) team (based in our New York office). You will be working in a local team of 5 people, and will be the first technical team member in our New York Office. As an intrical part of the technical arm of the Client Services department, the Client Engineer will oversee both the ingestion of content from our label clients, as well as the delivery feeds to our DSP partners. Just as importantly you will be a go to person for wider team members when it comes to running data analysis, SQL queries and gathering other such business intelligence . The ideal candidate will also be capable of building tools (alongside our Development team) to help optimize and streamline existing process within the CS team. Role: Technical point of contact for our US clients, digital service providers and internally for the Client Services team Work alongside the Client Engineering team based in our HQ in Amsterdam prioritizing and managing technical backlog Advise and guide new clients and their development team when integrating with the FUGA platform Escalate issues where appropriate to the Head of Client Services and/or the Development team Investigate, troubleshoot, and where possible solve (technical) issues Work with inhouse Product Owners to help develop tooling that will assist clients and/or internal FUGA stakeholders to optimise workflow Responsibilities:   Running label catalog ingestions for (onboarding) clients Creating and Updating scripts to automate daily tasks Work with DSC (Digital Supply Chain) Dev team to plan and prioritise CE work for development sprints Assign issues and prioritize work with the wider CE team on a daily basis Manage daily monitoring of delivery queues and troubleshoot delivery errors Monitor analytics data processing and troubleshoot queue issues Perform custom SQL queries upon request Run existing update scripts on request Perform/test DSP interface upgrades, code changes and bug fixes Create and update support documentation and procedures Train team Members in using internal tools such as SQL and Kibana Provide email & phone support where required to clients Workshop and spec out (alongside our Development team) ideas for tools to help optimize and streamline existing process within the Client Services department Requirements Who we are looking for: You are an experienced Tech support/Account Manager, Client facing Ops or Project Manager  with at least 3+ years experience working in digital supply chain or content delivery. You have the confidence and capability of working in a fast paced role with clear and continuous KPIs, have a data driven mindset when it comes to decision making, and are able to problem solve and think outside the box when whiteboarding solutions. 3+ years experience in a client facing technical / operational support role Comfortable working in an AGILE environment Existing skills using MySQL Understanding of Linux command line tools Independent worker / thinker / planner Excellent communication and analytical skills Organized and comfortable tracking and prioritizing multiple issues Able to work under (time) pressure Entrepreneurial and problem solving approach to your work A data driven decision maker Able to workshop and implement new operational process and product features Comfortable working in a small team environment and eager to make a positive impact early on  Who we are Small, enthusiastic team and a growing company with strong ambitions International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse backgrounds in music and tech Egalitarian, transparent environment with career growth opportunities Part of a dynamic industry: technology, media and entertainment Location - HQ in Amsterdam, with offices in London, NYC, Rome, and Korea