Software Product Designer
Term: Full-time, Permanent
Location: High Wycombe office / hybrid
Salary: Negotiable + excellent benefits
Novation is seeking an exceptional UX/UI/Software Product Designer to join our growing international Design team.
As a designer at Novation you will work with cross-functional teams to help conceptualise and deliver outstanding products, services and experiences.
Our team is focused on the customer's needs and has a shared passion for understanding and solving the problems they face. We collaborate with our Product Management, Engineering and Marketing teams to craft solutions that are beautiful, effortlessly intuitive and engaging.
If you want to join a passionate and creative team in an exciting company that is committed to growth and evolution, we would love to hear from you.
You care about why and how people make their content. You understand that all people are at a different point in their journey. You are passionate about music and audio and have a good understanding of production and music creation workflows.
You are empathetic and customer-focused. You seek to learn from our customers through research and testing, and you have them at the forefront of your mind for each decision you make.
You have a flair for aesthetic design and appreciate the need to balance consistency and creativity. Design hierarchy, colours and typography discussions excite you, and you stay up to date with the latest design practices.
You are curious about why products, services and objects have been designed the way they have. You seek to understand the designer's intent, and how well the solution meets the needs of the customer.
You can think differently, and practice both divergent and convergent thinking at the appropriate points in the design process.
You enjoy collaborating with multi-disciplined teams and can clearly communicate your ideas through sketches, wireframes, and interactive prototypes to ensure that stakeholders at all levels understand the design approach.
You can objectively assess your own designs and appreciate the importance of different perspectives. You enjoy participating in peer review sessions and can both give and receive constructive critiques of work. You’re able to facilitate and resolve differing perspectives on design decisions.
You are always looking to improve your skills and working practices to help drive the capabilities of the Product Design Team.
Abilities and Experience:
Focusrite plc is a global music and audio group that develops and markets music technology products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity – ‘we make music easy to make’.
The Focusrite Group trades under eight established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Linea Research, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry.
Music technology is an enriching space to work in and we enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture which encourages innovation. This culture, combined with a passion for the inspirational solutions we create, has led to the group winning numerous accolades, including four Queen's Awards for Enterprise and the AIM Company of the Year Award 2021.
The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work and as an equal opportunity employer we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion. The group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and externally, where all people feel they are welcome and positively represented, whether office-based or working remotely. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.
Benefits include flexible/hybrid working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, free breakfast/lunch in the canteen at Focusrite HQ. We arrange company training sessions and encourage personal development.