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Posted:
December
14, 17

Multimedia Designer / Videographer (Ashvale, UK)

inMusic Europe Ltd has an exciting new position offering fantastic career development opportunities for a talented, focused, dynamic and highly-professional Multimedia Designer / Videographer. inMusic is the parent company for a family of premier brands that includes AIR Music Technology, Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, HeadRush, ION Audio, Marantz Professional, M-Audio, MixMeister, Rane, Numark and Sonivox.

Reporting directly to the International Channel Marketing Manager responsible for a select portfolio of brands including Akai Professional, Alesis, M-Audio and HeadRush, the job-holder will be responsible for designing and executing animation, video and photography content in line with prescribed briefs. From Amazon-centric lifestyle photography to event coverage and artist-based video content, the successful candidate will be an experienced professional with demonstrable capture, creative and design skills, able to perform well under strict deadlines and manage multiple projects, calmly and with a creative flair. The Multimedia Designer / Videographer will join inMusic’s European Marketing team at an exciting point, helping to execute defined marketing strategies throughout all market segments.

This is an opportunity to join a growing, highly dynamic and agile organization and make a direct contribution to the achievement of the company’s objectives. If you demonstrate exceptional time-management, are outgoing, driven, confident and adaptable then this is the role for you.

Due to inMusic’s positioning as a global leader and the varied nature of its export business, international travel will be required, although the role will be predominantly based in inMusic’s Ash Vale office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities, to include:

  • Assist in the development and delivery of engaging product & branding campaigns, promotional initiatives and product launch programs across a defined portfolio of brands
  • Create high quality lifestyle photography, video content and computer-based animations to support inMusic’s International marketing team’s trade / end-user campaigns, ensuring such is fit for purpose to educate, persuade and inform the target audience.
    • Working alongside inMusic’s International Channel Marketing Manager, International Graphics Coordinator, Trade Marketing Teams and Branding personnel, conceptualise, manage, shoot and execute video / photographic assets using computer-based design packages
    • Working directly with the International Channel Marketing Manager, plan and execute event and tradeshow coverage via video and photographic content
    • Working along inMusic’s AMS Support personnel, create video content, and imagery to support all e-commerce centric advertising
    • Working alongside inMusic’s E-Commerce Content Coordinator, generate lifestyle photography across all brands, working within the confines of marketplace-specific briefing documents, a defined corporate identity and branding guidelines
  • Management, generation and ownership of multimedia content generation calendars, storyboards, concept show reels, set requirements and personnel rosters for a range of photography and video projects
  • Specify, maintain and take ownership of inMusic’s video / photography facilities and all associated equipment
  • Liaise directly with inMusic’s global creative / graphic / video teams, ensuring all available collateral is available on internal servers, modifying such in line with the international needs and updating team members accordingly
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising metric data from all ecommerce marketplaces and multimedia display platforms used by inMusic Brands.
  • Identify latest industry trends from a multimedia perspective to develop engaging and cutting-edge multimedia content.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • 3+ years experience working in design/animation.
  • Exceptional creativity and a thorough understanding of technical processes.
  • Fluency in operating systems such as macOS and Windows
  • A passion for creative design and new multimedia
  • Exceptional skill using DSLR cameras and lenses
  • A high level of competency in using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, Premier, Final Cut Pro X, any other video editing software
  • An extensive portfolio of graphic and video pieces showing creative, polished work that conform to briefing documents and meet the expectations of branding guidelines / corporate identity
  • Strong conceptual skills with demonstrable ability in sketching and storyboarding.
  • Excellent presentation skills, with the ability to listen, respond and relate to stakeholders - in particular to explain things clearly to people who may not be very familiar with multimedia products.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Confident and highly confidential with all tasks
  • Impeccable attention to detail and confident in the work you do
  • Professional and hardworking whilst being a team player and social
  • Advance level in all MS packages - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable

  • Proficiency with various DAWs (Logic, Reason, Pro-Tools, StudioOne, Ableton, CuBase)
  • Experience of products within the MI Sector
  • Experience and knowledge of French, Spanish, Italian and German markets, trends and consumer profiles
  • Illustration skills are advantageous
  • Experience working within a brand marketing creative team for an established manufacturer is advantageous

Person specification

  • Punctual, professional and highly-organized
  • Copes well with pace, pressure and sudden change
  • Adaptable to an ever-changing workflow
  • Ability to resolve issues and overcome objections efficiently and diplomatically
  • Team player
  • Self motivated

Job Type | Full time
Salary | Competitive based on experience

Send resumes to: ukhr@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
December
14, 17

Marketing Coordinator (Ashvale, UK)

inMusic Europe Ltd has an exciting new position offering fantastic career development opportunities for a talented, focused, dynamic and highly-professional Marketing Coordinator. inMusic is the parent company for a family of premier brands that includes AIR Music Technology, Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, HeadRush ION Audio, Marantz Professional, M-Audio, MixMeister, Rane, Numark and Sonivox.

Reporting directly to the International Channel Marketing Manager for Akai Professional, Alesis, HeadRush and M-Audio, the job-holder will be responsible for supporting all marketing activity within inMusic’s direct markets and inMusic’s wider export markets for a defined group of brands within the inMusic portfolio. The successful candidate will join inMusic’s European Marketing team at an exciting point, executing defined marketing strategies throughout all market segments with a firm focus on asset generation & deployment, implementing marketing & advertising campaigns, preparation of marketing reports by collecting, analysing & summarising sales / metric data, assisting with Pan-European media liaison and conducting meaningful, relevant market intelligence.

This is an opportunity to join a growing, highly dynamic and agile organization and make a direct contribution to the achievement of the company’s objectives.

Due to inMusic’s positioning as a global leader and the varied nature of its export business, international travel will be required, although the role will be predominantly based in inMusic’s Ash Vale office.

If you demonstrate exceptional time-management, are outgoing, driven, confident and adaptable then this is the role for you.

Key Duties and Responsibilities, to include:

  • Assisting in the development and delivery of engaging and creative branding campaigns, promotional initiatives and product launch programs
  • Regularly audit Pan-European e-commerce platforms to ensure all available marketing collateral is being used effectively, producing comprehensive reports for both the International Channel Marketing Manager and inMusic’s Export Customers
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising sales data from both direct and Export Markets
  • Ensure consistent brand/product messaging across all communication channels
  • Prep, adapt and deploy launch packs and marketing toolkits to inMusic’s direct market and export customers
  • Research competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing and advertising
  • Ownership and maintenance of internal CRM databases
  • Assist in the planning of trade shows by identifying, assembling and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments
  • Coordinate and take ownership of end-user and channel partner mailing lists
  • Plan and enact product reviews in line with promotional activity, feature updates and product launches
  • Source collaborative opportunities with artists, opinion formers, media partners and MI Sector affiliates
  • Support inMusic’s Trade Marketing and Training Coordinators with assets and retailer-specific marketing activity

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of two years working in a highly demanding team support role would be preferred
  • Fluency in German (Written and Verbal)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Confident and highly confidential with all tasks
  • Impeccable attention to detail and confident in the work you do
  • Professional and hardworking whilst being a team player and social
  • Advance level in all MS packages - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable

  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fluency in Dutch (Written and Verbal)
  • Experience of products within the MI Sector
  • Experience and knowledge of Export markets
  • Second language

Person specification

  • Punctual, professional and highly-organized
  • Copes well with pace, pressure and sudden change
  • Comfortable with regular international travel
  • Adaptable to an ever-changing workflow
  • Ability to resolve issues and overcome objections efficiently and diplomatically
  • Team player
  • Self motivated

Job Type | Full time
Salary | Competitive based on experience

Send resumes to: ukhr@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
December
14, 17

Ecommerce Content Coordinator (Ashvale, UK)

inMusic Europe Ltd has an exciting new position offering fantastic career development opportunities for a talented, focused, dynamic and highly-professional Ecommerce Content Coordinator. inMusic is the parent company for a family of premier brands that includes AIR Music Technology, Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, ION Audio, Marantz Professional, M-Audio, MixMeister, Rane, Numark and Sonivox.

Reporting directly to the International Channel Marketing Manager responsible for Amazon / Ecommerce content, the job-holder will be responsible for supporting all territorial Amazon marketing activity for a defined group of brands within the inMusic portfolio. The successful candidate will join inMusic’s European Marketing team at an exciting point, executing defined marketing strategies throughout all ecommerce marketplaces with a firm focus on asset specification, generation & deployment, supporting advertising/AMS activity, preparation of marketing reports by collecting, analyzing & summarizing sales / metric data and conducting meaningful, relevant market intelligence.

This is an opportunity to join a growing, highly dynamic and agile organization and make a direct contribution to the achievement of the company’s objectives. If you demonstrate exceptional time-management, are outgoing, driven, confident and adaptable then this is the role for you.

Key Duties and Responsibilities, to include:

  • Assist in the development and delivery of engaging product & branding campaigns, promotional initiatives and product launch programs predominantly focussed on EU Ecommerce Marketplaces
  • Management of translation needs in line with the requirements of inMusic’s directly managed ecommerce EU Marketplaces ensuring all copy, features, titles, video content and graphic assets are fit for purpose
  • Specify, create and evaluate ASIN / product listings in line with Keywords, ensuring customers are targeted effectively
  • Specify and execute photo/video shoot briefs for the purpose of generating additional carousel images, lifestyle photography and video content that supplement new and existing product listings
  • Take ownership of all Amazon European brand pages, updating these regularly across all Amazon marketplaces in full-synchronization with promotional activity and product launch programs
  • Specify and implement all content briefs, adapting such in line with feature updates, promotions and competitor activity
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data from all ecommerce marketplaces
  • Ensure consistent brand/product messaging across all ecommerce communication channels
  • Prep, adapt and deploy launch packs and marketing toolkits to inMusic’s global teams, promoting a holistic international brand image
  • Research competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing and advertising within global Amazon marketplaces
  • Ownership and maintenance of internal ecommerce-centric CRM databases
  • Monitor customer reviews, sourcing remedial strategies and responses where applicable

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of two years working in a highly demanding team support role would be preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Fluency in a second language (French Preferred)
  • Confident and highly confidential with all tasks
  • Impeccable attention to detail and confident in the work you do
  • Professional and hardworking whilst being a team player and social
  • Advance level in all MS packages - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable

  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of products within the MI Sector
  • Experience and knowledge of French, Spanish, Italian and German markets, trends and consumer profiles

Person Specification

  • Punctual, professional and highly-organized
  • Copes well with pace, pressure and sudden change
  • Adaptable to an ever-changing workflow
  • Ability to resolve issues and overcome objections efficiently and diplomatically
  • Team player
  • Self motivated

Job Type | Full time
Salary | Competitive based on experience

Send resumes to: ukhr@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
November
27, 17

Product Manager (Cumberland, RI)

Product Manager

inMusic Brands, Inc. is seeking an experienced Product Manager. Candidates need experience managing products through their product life. This includes researching new product opportunities, authoring and maintaining product specifications, assisting with trade shows, marketing, sales, etc. Product development experience and a knowledge of consumer or MI equipment is required. This is your chance to take a brand in a new direction and make an impact.

Responsibilities

The product manager guides products through-out their entire product life cycles. Specific responsibilities of the position include:

  • Researching new product opportunities by evaluating competitive products, the current marketplace, market trends, customer interests and sales demand
  • Authoring and maintaining product specifications
  • Working directly with engineering, design, marketing and sales
  • Attending and assisting in the planning of tradeshows and sales events
  • Providing support for media and press related marketing activities
  • Representing the outward face of the brand at trade shows, media events, etc
  • Evaluating development samples and providing direction to the development team to produce the best product that meets your specification in cost and on schedule
  • Managing product costing, margins, and forecasting activities for the product line

Experience Required

  • Minimum 3 years as a Product Manager in the consumer or professional audio industry
  • Direct hands-on experience using consumer, professional and/or MI audio equipment including: Electronic instruments, MIDI controllers, interfaces, and monitors
  • A solid understanding of product development business principals regarding: scheduling, costing, margins, profit, return on investment, and opportunity costs
  • Experience in daily use of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel is a must
  • Training in product development, sales, marketing, or other areas is a plus
  • A passion for audio equipment and music is a must!

This position requires willingness to work in an office environment. Job responsibilities require lifting and moving items up to 50 pounds weight, as well as bending, sitting, and crouching.

This position is located at the inMusic office in Cumberland, RI. This position reports to the Director of Engineering.

Willingness for travel related to job responsibilities such as for trade shows as well as customer and supplier meetings is required.

Send resumes to: davidgill@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
November
16, 17

Quality Assurance Tester (Mukilteo, WA)

QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER

JOB SUMMARY:
The Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for creating and executing test cases for a wide range of MI products introduced by inMusic Brand’s internal development teams. The ideal tester brings a keen troubleshooting mind, knowledge of various communication protocols (i.e., MIDI, Serial, TCP/IP, etc.), and a general love for audio, production, and performance. The tester should also possess strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently or in a collaborative setting.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Execute detailed test plans for new products
  • Maintain documentation and status for encountered issues
  • Maintain software support for existing products
  • Maintain testing status/progress in a standard Bug tracking environment
  • Advise approval of hardware, software, and firmware components prior to public release
  • Create FAQ, release note, and support materials for end user support groups

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of electronic and digital music production
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with both Windows and Mac OSX platforms
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • High deductive reasoning and troubleshooting acumen

RECOMMENDED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • BA degree in Electronic Music Production, Audio Engineering, general music practices/performance, or a related field
  • Prior Quality Assurance testing experience
  • In depth knowledge of MIDI Communications protocol
  • In depth knowledge of Audio mixing and routing standard practices
  • Computer science background
  • We have a position available in our Cumberland, Rhode Island location as well as our Mukilteo, WA location

Send resume and cover letter to bcaccia@inmusicbrands.com and copy hr@inmusicbrands.com

Send resumes to: bcaccia@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
November
16, 17

Quality Assurance Tester (Cumberland, RI)

QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER

JOB SUMMARY:
The Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for creating and executing test cases for a wide range of MI products introduced by inMusic Brand’s internal development teams. The ideal tester brings a keen troubleshooting mind, knowledge of various communication protocols (i.e., MIDI, Serial, TCP/IP, etc.), and a general love for audio, production, and performance. The tester should also possess strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently or in a collaborative setting.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Execute detailed test plans for new products
  • Maintain documentation and status for encountered issues
  • Maintain software support for existing products
  • Maintain testing status/progress in a standard Bug tracking environment
  • Advise approval of hardware, software, and firmware components prior to public release
  • Create FAQ, release note, and support materials for end user support groups

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of electronic and digital music production
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with both Windows and Mac OSX platforms
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • High deductive reasoning and troubleshooting acumen

RECOMMENDED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • BA degree in Electronic Music Production, Audio Engineering, general music practices/performance, or a related field
  • Prior Quality Assurance testing experience
  • In depth knowledge of MIDI Communications protocol
  • In depth knowledge of Audio mixing and routing standard practices
  • Computer science background
  • We have a position available in our Cumberland, Rhode Island location as well as our Mukilteo, WA location

Send resume and cover letter to bcaccia@inmusicbrands.com and copy hr@inmusicbrands.com

Send resumes to: bcaccia@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
May
22, 17

Electrical Engineer

Summary

inMusic Brands, the parent company to such brands as Denon-DJ, Akai Professional, M-Audio, and Rane is looking for a talented Electrical Engineer to join our engineering team in Cumberland, RI. This Engineer will join a tight-knit, cohesive team to perform hands-on, new product design of pro-audio products for any of our exciting and innovative brands.

Duties

  • Schematic design of digital, analog, power, and embedded circuitry of pro-audio products
  • System architecture creation including block diagrams, power budgets, and board splits
  • PCB layout supervision and/or direct PCB layout
  • Electrical performance evaluation and troubleshooting of designed hardware
  • Direct interface with other disciplines including firmware and software engineering, industrial design, mechanical engineering, and executive management.

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering (BSEE or BSCE)
  • Experience: 5+ years relevant
  • Direct design experience in the following areas:
    • MCUs, DSPs, or SoCs as part of multi-processor systems utilizing various memory types and connectivity standards (e.g. DDR, Flash, SDIO, I2C, SPI, USB, I2S)
    • Mixed-signal PCBs involving both high-speed digital and sensitive analog circuitry
    • Low-voltage power design at the board level
    • Analog signal processing circuits (e.g. filters, peak-detectors, EQs)
    • Design for EMC and ESD compliance
  • Exceptional troubleshooting, communication, and multitasking skills
  • Proficiency with common lab tools - oscilloscopes, power supplies, SMT soldering

Nice-To-Haves

  • Firmware design experience writing in C for MCUs or DSPs at multiple levels: hardware drivers for on-chip peripherals, protocol stacks, library integration, signal processing, and UI
  • Prior professional design experience with: audio circuits, HDL design, Altium
  • Musical background

Please review requirements carefully.

Send resumes to: cnicolls@inmusicbrands.com

Posted:
April
07, 17

Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Description:

Are you good at finding bugs? Can you do it quickly? Do you find satisfaction in breaking software; not because you hate software, but because you want to deliver a rock-solid product? Can you get the message through to developers that their code isn’t as reliable as they thought without causing strife? Can you design and build a test system for network-enabled smart software and hardware products? Including automation? Want a chance to prove it?

Here’s your chance. Your chance to make a big contribution to the next generation of DSP audio processing systems. Your chance to become a part of a small design and development team that builds, from the ground up, the next industry-standard products. You will enjoy seeing these products used all over the world, knowing you have directly contributed to their success.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Write test plans and test cases for distributed systems that encompass Windows, Linux, OSX, and embedded firmware applications. Execute those test cases to discover if the product meets its functional, reliability, and performance requirements
  • Assure application quality and adherence to product requirements by being a testing advocate during all steps in the product development lifecycle
  • Document software and firmware defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to the development team
  • Design, implement, document, and maintain test tools and scripts used to perform build verification tests and regression tests
  • Apply black-box, functional and exploratory testing, and other approaches as needed to quickly discover and characterize bugs
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities
  • Come up with new and creative ways to break our software and hardware systems

 

Requirements:

  • B.S. in computer science or related field with some CS coursework
  • 3+ years of experience in software quality assurance testing
  • Strong knowledge of current software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Expertise with common software tools for requirements management, test plan management, and bug/regression tracking (e.g. JIRA)
  • Hands-on experience with both white-box and black-box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Experience testing network enabled products
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to listen and understand complex issues
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in time-sensitive situations
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision, a self-starter

 

Nice to have:

  • Experience or interest in testing audio products and learning how they are used by our customers
  • Experience installing operating systems and configuring test PCs/VMs
  • Experience testing on tablets and mobile devices (Windows, Android and iOS)
  • Experience with network and audio cabling
  • Experience making cabling and using test fixtures to test electronic components
  • Experience debugging networking issues
  • Experience with web testing
  • Experience with driver testing on Windows and Mac OS
  • Experience with localization testing

 

Send resumes to: HR@numark.com

Posted:
September
25, 15

Senior Software Engineer

Are you passionate about developing efficient, real-time, high performance dedicated computer applications? Do you speak SQL in your sleep and know how to organize, construct, and maintain complex databases? If so, Rane a leading manufacturer of audio products for professionals would like you to join our team. As a senior level software engineer you will be responsible for designing, creating, maintaining and optimizing software applications for various solutions using a variety of languages and technologies, including C#, C++, and SQL. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in this position. If you are accustom to delivering high-performance, reliable, and maintainable code, you are encouraged to apply now. 

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in software development
  • 8+ years of experience developing data-centric applications using C# or C++
  • 8+ years of experience with SQL and developing applications utilizing relational databases
  • Strong grasp of object-oriented design principles and patterns
  • Proven track record of developing high performance time critical applications
  • Strong familiarity of Microsoft’s .NET Framework
  • Outstanding communication skills (oral, written and presentation) and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a productive member of a development team
  • High energy level, strong team player and good work ethic.
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to listen and understand complex issues
  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot complex software interactions
  • A desire to learn new technologies
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Reports to Director of R&D Engineering

Nice to Have

  • Experience with audio a definite asset
  • Linux proficiency
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Ruby, Perl or Python
  • Experience with OSX, iOS, & Objective-C
  • Familiarity WPF

Send resumes to: jeank@rane.com

Rane is an Equal Opportunity Employer.