RouteNote are hiring a Multi-Disciplinary Designer

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: £18k – £24k

Location: Truro, Cornwall

What We Want

We are looking for a multi-disciplinary designer who has the ability and inclination to work on a variety of digital projects. The successful candidate should be able to work within established brand guidelines, a large part of this role will consist of brand development, adapting to alternate tones and finding appropriate opportunities to add value through their work on websites, content creation, email marketing and more.

The successful candidate should also have a strong understanding and passion for website design, UI/UX design, long term project development and phase development of complex content management systems. We are looking for creative individual who brings ingenuity, passion and a can-do attitude to the team, someone who has a strong sense of creative application and can master all things digital.

You will be a part of the creative team collaborating which currently includes developers, designers and content creators and producers to create innovative projects at international standard. You should have a strong portfolio that demonstrates your previous work, this can include personal projects but would ideally showcase your role and skill set working within a creative team.

You are a creative technical thinker, with the desire to feedback into the ideation process of a project and openly share your ideas with all of your stakeholders. The most important thing we are looking for is passion, passion to carry on smashing it with what you do know and learn the things you might know.

The Ideal Candidate Should Have:

  • Strong digital design skills working on web based projects including but not limited to websites, email marketing campaigns, asset creation.
  • An interest in UI/UX design with a firm understanding of basic principles
  • An intrinsic motivation fueling their own learning and development
  • An understanding of RWD principles, and experience creating cohesive layouts with this in mind.
  • Proven ability to work to a brief
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, working with a varied team of specialists
  • Passion for design
  • Experience working on interactive, web based projects to a brief
  • Proficient in Adobe CC
  • Basic understanding modern web application workflow tools and build processes
  • Ability to take ownership of quality of creative results and present our creative outcome
  • Collaborative and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong team player, ability to collaborate and communicate closely with designers and back-end developers.
  • Knowledge of collaboration on projects
  • Ability to self-manage and work within deadlines
  • Excitement and curiosity about learning new technologies as well as sharing of ideas and collaborating
  • Ability to work in a team but also take the lead on a project from idea to deployment

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with HTML/CSS
  • Understanding of front-end frameworks, specifically Bootstrap
  • Previous experience working in the digital sector
  • A passion for music
  • A strong work history in successfully collaborating on complex content, design and development projects working across multiple teams both internally and externally
  • Strong interest in typography
  • Experience working with wordpress
  • Experience working within the design industry

Job responsibilities include:

  • Working positively to tight deadlines with an open mind and flexible approach.
  • Communicating project status and design intention with team members and project members
  • Brand development, working within existing brand guidelines to create meaningful content
  • Working within brand guidelines to create high quality assets, imagery, designs and experiences
  • Working seamlessly with style guides for the developing tone of RouteNote and it’s other projects, whilst continuing to create innovative designs and develop new directions appropriately.
  • Creating cohesive layouts for websites demonstrating an understanding of RWD, UI and information architecture.
  • Creative complex functional pages for cross-functional platforms and content management systems.
  • Working with HTML email templates to product email campaigns.
  • Assistance in the development of well-executed design concepts, the creation of wireframes, mock-ups and brand development.
  • Working collaboratively within design team and under lead design to support the development of RouteNote and other brands (this includes site maintenance, website page redesign, creating new designs to serve specific functions, email marketing, digital illustration and typography design.)

Who We Are

We launched in 2007 as an extension of Black and White Recording Studio, based in Redruth, Cornwall, with a vision to shape the transformation of the music industry. The elitism of the music industry meant recording artists signed to large label’s had unrivalled privilege and exposure over independent artists and labels. The digital revolution transformed the music industry, forcing it to take on a digital body. Informed with our own experiences and recognising the technological shift, RouteNote was built!

We support the creative development of our community of artists, passionate about creating equal opportunities and a fairer more accessible journey into the music industry. Today we manage a music distribution network covering over 90% of the digital music market, partnering with the world’s largest digital retailers including Spotify, iTunes and Apple Music. We manage Routenote Studios, a venture dedicated to facilitating the adventures of content creators alike. We are a uniting artists in a lucrative demographic. We are a fast-moving company inspired by change, we are always looking to find opportunities to innovate how we do things and take our products to the next level.

We believe digital is far from distant.

What we offer in Return:

  • You will join a group of passionate people working on the cutting edge of tech-focused advertising and product development.
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Social activities and team building excursions.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Be part of an energetic, successful and talented team.
  • Access to the company ping pong or pool tournaments
  • Access to the awesome pug – Scooby, that is often running around the office.

To apply please follow indeed instructions or send a CV, covering letter and selection of recent works to lucy@routenote.com
Closing Date: 28/02/2019

Front-End Developer required

 

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Truro, Cornwall

What We Want

We are looking for a front-end developer who brings passion and positivity to the team, someone capable of programming an ambitious project that demonstrates the potential of digital. You will be bridging the gaps within the content division, collaborating with a team of designers, back-end developers and producers. We want to see a strong portfolio that demonstrates your previous work making distinct use of cutting-edge web technologies and techniques. You should be a creative technical thinker with the desire to feedback into the ideation process and openly share your ideas with team members, bringing your own knowledge and experience to the project.

The Ideal Candidate Should be:

  • Strong team player with the ability to collaborate closely with designers and back-end developers.
  • Excited and curious about learning new technologies as well as the sharing of ideas and collaborating.
  • Adept at communication in order to help the team to understand technical opportunities and limitations.

Requirements

  • Deliver crisp, clean and clear code in HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the Adobe suite of products, particularly Photoshop
  • Strong understanding and experience of Responsive Web Design.
  • Testing compliance and compatibility cross-browser cross-platform and cross-device
  • Proficient in front-end frameworks, specifically Bootstrap
  • Strong debugging principles and perseverance
  • Strong understanding of modern web application workflow tools and build processes
  • Strong understanding of design
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop creative concepts and interactive experiences
  • Ability to self-manage and work within deadlines

Added Extras Would be:

  • Proficiency of PHP
  • Understanding of Drupal
  • Knowledge of Sass/Less and integration
  • HTML 5 (Canvas/WebGL.WebAudio API/Etc.)
  • Experience of development tools (GIT/Gulp/Webpack)
  • Knowledge of good design with UI and UX concepts
  • Knowledge of accessibility and web standards
  • Well versed in performance and speed optimised techniques
  • Able to create modular, reusable and maintainable code
  • Passionate about Music
  • Bachelor in Computer Science or closely related
  • Experienced in successfully collaborating on complex content, design and development projects working across multiple teams both internally and externally

Project Outline

This is a collaborative role with flexibility in technique and application, we want someone who can take the lead in their field.

We have lots of stories to tell and we need our digital environment to bring these to life in a rich and meaningful way. The deliverables will be a project comprised of static code (HTML/CSS/Javascript). The successful applicant will be responsible for developing a responsive front-end project as well as testing and debugging. Strong communication skills are paramount to the success of this contract.

What we offer in Return

Option to come into the office or work remotely. Competitive rates of pay. Social activities and team building excursions. Flexible working hours.

Be part of an energetic, successful and talented team.

Possibility of full time or part time positions available.

Apply for the Role

Please contact us by email at lucy@routenote.com and include some work samples testifying to your abilities and your resume. If successful, there may be a task to undertake, this task will be based on your portfolio and you will be paid for your time.

 

RouteNote is Hiring for A&R Scouts

RouteNote is looking to partner with leading individuals and companies as part of our Scouts program worldwide.

The Scouts program helps individuals and companies to discover the next big artist! RouteNote assists in providing further documentation and guidance.

Location:

  • Anywhere in the world (However, we will be looking to partner with a limited number of people in specific locations)

Pay Structure:

  • RouteNote offers 5% from the royalties of any artist you refer, but this comes directly from our cut. Everyone’s a winner!

How to Apply:

Please send an email to: jobs@routenote.com with the subject “Join the Scouts Program”.

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RouteNote is Hiring a Content Technician

RouteNote is hiring a content technician to join our team in Cornwall, UK.

RouteNote’s content technician will require a high level of computer literacy with a mixture of general music industry knowledge. Applicants need to be comfortable using Excel, Google Docs and an FTP client. To succeed here you must be able to meet deadlines and juggle multiple priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring RouteNotes’ music content is delivered to our retail partners with speed and precision
  • Ability to work through FTP systems and understand XML documents

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Self-starter and high degree of motivation to go above and beyond the task at hand
  • Ability to succeed in a collaborative, start-up environment
  • Nice to have: experience working in a small business and experience growing a Web/Music business
  • Very high level of computer and internet competency

Location:

The position is located in our Devoran office (Cornwall, UK).

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and email to: jobs@routenote with the subject “content technician” telling us why you would be perfect for this position. Thanks in advance.