Tag: skills

Job postings in the field of electronic production and design

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From Berklee Music Network.

57 jobs from a search on “dsp”, a google search for Max/MSP jobs, and postings from Ableton.com, and Soundcloud.com

Design Engineer – Guitar Electronics (Fender Musical Instrument Corporation)

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent is required
  • 2+ years of significant experience in related electronics design preferred
  • Must have experience playing a guitar or have a strong desire/interest in guitars
  • Knowledge of CAD tools such as PCB layout is required along with a strong proficiency with AutoCAD, Solid Works (2007+), and PADS
  • Strong analog electronics skills including use of discrete bipolar and FET transistors and op-amps
  • Good technical and non-technical communications skills
  • Experience with FCC testing is desired
  • Experience in high volume consumer products a plus
  • Previous/Current work experience within a manufacturing environment is strongly desired

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Audio Software Engineer (game development)

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Able to work closely with other Programmers and Audio Designers to develop compelling technology that enables innovative game systems and features
  • Able to architect, program and optimize C++ in existing or new audio systems
  • Able to write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Able collaborate as member of a team and work toward team goals.
  • Must be able to work closely with Designers, Artists, and Programmers to develop compelling technology innovative game systems and features

Essential Requirements:

  • 1+ years game industry or related programming experience
  • Experience in one or more areas of game audio technology: PCM, MP3, mix routing, path propagation, and filter
  • DSP usage, streaming bandwidth and latency management, distributed CPU processing, etc.

Pluses:

  • Experience with FMOD or WWISE
  • Experience shipping a AAA game from concept to completion

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Job Board: Max/MSP programmer to handle serial, MIDI data

By | Published July 3, 2013

Summary of Skills required: Max/MSP, serial data, MIDI data

Project description:  [Client is] looking for someone who can build a Max/MSP patch that separates and sorts serial data received wirelessly from 10 wearable devices containing multiple sensors. Once the data is sorted, a user interface will be required that allows a technician to calibrate the sensors for each wearable device.  This patch/interface needs to be integrated into an existing interface that turns serial data into midi notes.

Length of project:  Would like to start ASAP and finish no later than October 31, 2013.

Remuneration:  Negotiable

CONTACT: Interested? Send your information to Loretta at lorettaf{~at~}rogers{~dot~}com

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Ableton Live

Visual Designer – Live (f/m)

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Department: Products Unit
  • Type: Full Time
  • Required Experience: Experienced

We are looking for a designer with the taste and vision to create the next generation of interfaces for Ableton’s products; someone that understands that design is about how it works, but that things usually work better when they look better.

You understand UI design in the context of music and believe that software has more to offer than pictures of hardware. You know the language and practices of software development and can work with developers, product owners, testers, and other designers.
What you will do

  • As part of the product team you’ll work with product designers to develop and refine Ableton’s UI design language. Together you’ll translate this into patterns and principles that can be applied by the wider design team.
  • Work with developers to prototype and implement interfaces. Help define UI needs that will influence technical and framework choices.
  • Work with product owners, stakeholders and users to understand how people use our products and use this information to define design principles and goals.

What you need to bring

  • A demonstrated ability to deliver beautiful, usable interfaces.
  • Experience working with developers delivering UIs for complex desktop, mobile, or web applications.
  • Experience translating a UI language into guidelines and patterns to be used and applied by a group of designers.
  • Expert knowledge of established and emerging user interface patterns within and outside the musical software domain.
  • The ability to facilitate, lead, and benefit from design critique
  • The skills to present and explain design decisions to non-designers.
  • Fluent English.
  • Willingness to relocate – this position is permanently located in Berlin.

What will make you stand out from the crowd

You make music with Live (or other software.)

The ability to prototype and build your designs.

Experience with software font rendering and localization.
Sounds like a great opportunity?

If you meet these criteria, please submit your resume including a cover letter and your portfolio. Please let us know your possible starting date and your preferred salary.

You want to learn more about Ableton and why we think you will like it here? Go back to our jobs page.

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Creative Technologist – Soundcloud

Are you a hybrid designer and developer that wants to build some of the most creative projects using sound on the web? In this role, you would work within the creative team at SoundCloud and collaborate closely with outside brand partners to design, develop and build engaging experiences that demonstrate the power of sound.

You’re an amazing creative thinker first and foremost, as well as a nimble coder with an appreciation for good design. Ultimately, you understand the messages we and our partners want to share, and are able to develop ideas to do that to a huge audience.

Responsibilities

  • Work with brand partners and external agencies to create engaging, powerful interactive experiences
  • Push the envelope of what’s possible with sound on the web
  • Produce digital campaign materials, launch promotions and microsites in line with overall marketing objectives
  • Create data visualisations, motion graphics & (potentially) videos to help visualise and communicate our existing network of sound creators
  • Develop innovative hacks that promote the abilities of our API and the diversity of the SoundCloud platform

Requirements/skills

  • Ability to take both tight and broad briefs and deliver a project from concept to deploy
  • Extensive startup, studio or agency experience, or experience in a similar fast-moving, creative and collaborative environment
  • An eye for aesthetics, commitment to beautiful execution and understanding of how to manage visual constraints
  • Expert knowledge of emerging web technologies, APIs and services and the ability to learn new ones on the way (e.g. JavaScript, HTML5 Canvas, CSS3, Web Audio API, ObjC, Ruby+Rails, git+GitHub, Heroku,…)
  • Experience in building bold, creative communications material through a variety of mediums
  • Flexible, fast and with excellent communication skills

To apply, send us an email along with your portfolio, CV and some ideas of how you’d change the way sound can be heard on the web.