Junior Product Owner
Junior Product Owner (Ampify Music) Based: LondonTerm: Full-time ABOUT US Ampify Music is a new and innovative music-making division of well-known music brands Focusrite and Novation. Our mission is to create amazing music-making software products that allow everyone to build musical ideas, regardless of experience. Our office is a dynamic, positive and collaborative place. Here you'll meet other smart and creative people, explore ideas, and then bring them to life. We're a small team with big plans. We've already got some of the best-performing music-making apps on the iOS App Store, and we're growing fast. Being a part of Focusrite/Novation, we're naturally connected to the bigger picture. Ampify Music is based in the heart of London at Tileyard Studios, Europe's premier music and tech hub, home to the creative industry's top artists, composers, writers and producers. THE ROLE You will deliver amazing software products to a global music-making community. Your primary goals will be to ensure that our products deliver value to our customers at every stage. This requires a high level of customer understanding, driven by data and great inter-personal skills. You will use data to ensure the development, marketing and content teams consistently make the best decisions for the customer. Ultimately, you'll be an inspirational and passionate customer- and product-oriented driver who will consistently and repeatedly enable the team to do what they do best - help our customers make music by providing them with amazing products. YOU WILL: Help to shape the future of Ampify Music's products and brand Support the development team to deliver great products For software products, take the Product Owner role tasks within the Scrum framework Identify what problems we can help solve for our customers, and what features or solutions they need Work closely with the development, content, marketing and customer support teams Drive product marketing, customer insights and market analysis Collaborate with product managers and owners across the Focusrite Audio Engineering brands, with opportunities for mentorship. WHAT YOU NEED: You will have previous professional experience delivering software products to market. Ideally a degree related to engineering, technology, product design, game design, or music. A passion for music creation, and empathy for those getting started and/or passion for iOS apps and games. Hands-on experience with Agile and the Scrum Framework. Experience working directly with customers to gain feedback and data insights. Great data analysis and independent research skills. Strong personal leadership. Able to work autonomously and get things done. Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate at all levels of an organization. Good commercial acumen. Results-focused to deliver value today, while keeping one eye on the future to identify the next opportunity. WHAT WE OFFER: Homeworking flexibility Lunch at Tileyard's vibrant Vinyl Cafe (post-COVID) Breakfast and daily snacks (post-COVID) Bike-to-work scheme and bike storage facilities (with showers) Employee discounts on all Focusrite, Novation, Ampify and Adam Audio products Private healthcare plan Pension scheme, to which the company contributes 28 days' holiday per year Access to use and borrow hardware and software products A parental leave policy and Diversity and Inclusion initiative to ensure all team members are supported as needed Social events, music nights and hack days Learning time within the work week, including access to books and learning resources when needed About The Focusrite Group Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. We want to create opportunities for everyone to enjoy making music, from musicians trying to capture their unique sound, to the professionals delivering the greatest shows on earth. The Focusrite Group has an illustrious history with four Queen's Awards for Enterprise among a host of other accolades. We comprise six successful and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, ADAM Audio, Novation and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning over four decades, our brands continue to shape the music-making world. Focusrite leads that world in audio interfacing technology - more musicians record through Focusrite than any other brand. The Focusrite Pro team are focussed on the complex needs of the audio professional for whom sound is not just a passion, but a way of life. Martin Audio have been uniting audiences for almost five decades with their awe-inspiring touring and installation loudspeaker systems. Based in Berlin,ADAM Audioare precision innovators in the field of professional monitoring and loudspeaker technology, made famous by their unique ART ribbon tweeter. Novationis obsessed with helping electronic music makers find new ways to produce and perform new music. Born out of that team and based in Tileyard, King's Cross, London, AmpifyMusic make innovative music-making apps that are highly accessible, yet extendable and deep. Music technology is an enriching space to work in, and that's not about to change. We embrace its evolution, and that means remaining open to new ideas. We enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture, where we can all contribute and everyone is heard as we grow and develop, both as individuals and as a team. We encourage innovation and fresh-thinking and are passionate about the inspirational solutions we create. Behind our success is a tightly knitted, like-minded family of music and audio lovers. We're always pulling together to try and make a difference; our frequent appearance in 'The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For' is testament to this. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people to apply regardless of religion, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity. We recognise the diversity shortcomings of our industry and are committed to driving change. 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 working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.
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