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Serato

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The world's best DJ and music production software

Serato makes premier audio software for music lovers around the world. Since launching our first product in 1999, our users have grown into a community of millions of DJs, producers, engineers and musicians across 190 countries.

From bedroom studios to festival stages. From the unknown to the greatest. Our mission is to deliver the best possible experience for creating, playing and sharing music, wherever you are.

Location
Auckland
Website
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Founded
1998
Employees
101-200
Funding stage
Venture

Careers

Available roles

The Matchstiq Top 50

Matchstiq's take on Serato

Serato's mission is to inspire people to create, share and enjoy music

The Market Opportunity Ahead for Serato

Serato is already the world's most used DJ software and a growing force in Music Production. It's hard to quantify how big music production is globally but they are used by the heavyweights such as Flying Lotus, Timberland, Disclosure and many more. They currently have a customer base of over 2m customers per year in over 170 countries

Diversity and Inclusion at Serato

Serato sponsor and work with many groups such as GirlBoss, People For People, Pasifika in IT, BLM,  Colour of Change.  

Serato also use their platform to run education and supporting events for causes such as Women's History Month,  Black History Month, Asia Pacific Heritage Month(#StopAsianHate).

 

Digital & UI Designer (Web) - Intermediate

Are you a music lover and enjoy working in a close-knit team, crafting creative web pages for revolutionary music tech products? We might be your forever home.

Serato is one of the world leaders in audio software for professional DJs, producers and musicians. World renowned artists such as Fatboy Slim, DJ Snake, Major Lazer and Mix Master Mike love our products and perform with them on a regular basis.

Based in central Auckland, we are looking for a Digital & UI (Web) Designer to bring their creative wizardry to this fun and exciting full-time role. Whether it’s designing a new landing page for a new controller, storyboarding a concept for a DJ routine, re-shaping user experiences or designing for bespoke new products, the work is full of variation and creative challenges.

You’ll be working within a supportive 7-strong creative team who collaborate on a daily basis. Your direct report and wing-person will be the Senior Web Designer and a pretty good DJ to boot. Serato is a sociable, positive working environment. You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t passionate about their role and what we’re trying to achieve.

Design or agency experience is a must.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to:

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present designs to relevant stakeholders and make changes based on feedback
  • Ensure all designs abide by Seratos brand guidelines
  • Build interactive prototypes to effectively communicate concepts and designs
  • Work with other web specialists including web developers and graphic designers
  • Work with marketing and UX to identify their needs
  • Meet relevant legal requirements such as accessibility standards, freedom of information and privacy

Figma and Adobe Creative Suite knowledge is necessary. Motion graphics skills would be a bonus likewise a good understanding of Front-end development too.


All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work permit) and be willing to relocate to Auckland.

Please include a link to your portfolio

 

Creative - Expressions of Interest

The Serato Creative Team are a bunch of super dope designers who provide our lit look and feel around the world.

Simply send through a cover letter and your CV and we will get in touch if something comes up.

 

Development - Expressions of Interest

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join us at Serato.

Whether you are into technology, music or ideally both, we offer a broad range of roles in our Development teams.

If you do not find the job you are looking for among our current vacancies, feel free to send through your CV and cover letter by clicking 'Apply now' and we’ll keep this on file until something suitable comes up.

 

Financial, Administration and HR - Expressions of Interest

We are always on the lookout for talented and hardworking people to join us at Serato.

Serato has a business support unit which requires skilled and experienced people to work in areas of:

  • Finance and Accounts
  • Legal
  • IT Networking and Support
  • HR, People & Community
  • Office Administration

If you do not find the job you are looking for among our current vacancies, feel free to send through your CV and cover letter. We’ll keep this on file until something suitable comes up and we will contact you.

 

Marketing - Expressions of Interest

Serato Marketing is a high performing team reaching millions of DJs, Artists, Musicians and Producers globally.

Our goal is to move people through the power of music.

We want to hear from you if you're passionate about music and marketing. Relevant education is a plus.

 

Strategy Team - Expressions of Interest

We are always on the lookout for talented and hardworking people to join us at Serato.

Serato's Strategy Team, requires skilled and experienced people to work in areas of:

  • UX & UI
  • Products
  • Data & Insights
  • Strategy

If you do not find the job you are looking for among our current vacancies, feel free to send through your CV and cover letter. We’ll keep this on file until something suitable comes up and we will contact you.

 

Principal Tools and Automation Engineer

Serato is one of the world leaders in audio software for professional DJs and musicians. World renowned artists such as Fatboy Slim, DJ Snake, Major Lazer and Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys) love our products and perform with them on a regular basis.

Based in central Auckland, we are always on the look-out for talented individuals who bring a wealth of experience with them. The Principal Tools and Automation Engineer role is pivotal to the ongoing success of the entire development department. Working within the Development Leadership Team, they are responsible for defining a long term strategy to meet the infrastructure requirements of the department supporting complex product development across multiple streams on different desktop platforms. This is a hands-on role working closely with key stakeholders in the business as well as a team of Devops/Build & Release Engineers to execute on the strategy whilst supporting day-to-day issues that arise within a large development department.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate:

    • 10+ years experience as a developer and 3+ years as a lead in complex projects
    • Experience leading/managing infrastructure strategy for a 50+ development team
    • Relevant programming languages subject matter expert
    • Expert knowledge in relevant tooling and infrastructure including build systems, version control, automation frameworks, static analysis tools, crash tools
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Subject Matter Expert in many directly relevant domains/technologies and good knowledge of all relevant areas.
    • Strong leadership skills including mediation, negotiation, delegation, feedback and evaluation of staff
    • Strong administration and management skills
    • Understanding of how to take requirements and separate them into development stories and tasks using various different approaches
    • Ability to research complex new topics, devise prototypes and propose technical designs.
    • Deep understanding of troubleshooting techniques across a broad range of problems/domains
    • Expert level design and analysis skills
    • In-depth knowledge of coding optimization techniques

At Serato our culture is highly prized and so finding someone who will integrate well with the team and company, sharing our values of having fun whilst working hard and continually improving, is more important than ticking all the boxes. If you're experienced, love software and music and want to work in a high performing team at a company with a great culture this could be the role for you.

 

Senior Software Engineer

Serato is one of the world leaders in audio software for professional DJs and musicians. World renowned artists such as Fatboy Slim, DJ Snake, Major Lazer and Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys) love our products and perform with them on a regular basis.

Based in central Auckland, we are always on the look-out for senior developers who bring a wealth of experience with them. A software development role within Serato involves working in a small agile team to help shape and implement our core products.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong programming knowledge - ideally including C++
  • Commercial experience with multi-threaded, high performance, application development
  • A degree in computer science or related field

It would be great if you also have one or more of these:

  • Experience in audio-visual application programming
  • Cross-platform application development with Windows and macOS. Any experience using 3rd party frameworks such as Qt, Boost, Juce would be beneficial
  • UI development and/or Open GL experience
  • Experience with DSP
  • Experience with backend db integration, SQL
  • Experience as a musician, producer or DJ

At Serato our culture is highly prized and so finding someone who will integrate well with the team and company, sharing our values of having fun whilst working hard and continually improving, is more important than ticking all the boxes. If you're experienced, love software and music and want to work in a high performing team at a company with a great culture this could be the role for you.

 

Senior Data Scientist

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to lead our small but growing Data & Insights team. Our Insights team works closely with all areas of the business, so the work you’ll do will be varied. One day you may be helping the product team further understand our customer journey, another you may be creating models to predict user behaviour or creating robust data pipelines. You’ll have to be a great communicator as not only will you uncover insights within the data, you’ll present them back to senior stakeholders within the business in a clear and concise manner.

Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer and working closely with the Marketing, Products and Development teams, you would be involved in some of the following activities:

  • Collaborating with internal teams and stakeholders to understand their problems and perform requirements analysis to create fit-for-purpose solutions to guide Serato’s strategic direction
  • Analysing data from different data sources to answer business questions.
  • Creating and maintaining predictive machine learning models.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of insights and model production pipelines
  • Create dashboards for data visualization to be consumed by different stakeholders
  • Presenting your findings back to internal teams and stakeholders in a simple and easy to understand manner.

 

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science or similar.
  • Advanced SQL experience, preferably with BigQuery experience.
  • Experience with Python building and maintaining data pipelines, as well as developing and deploying machine learning models.

Nice-to-have skills, experience and qualities that we would be interested to see :

  • cloud technologies (such as Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services) and Google Analytics.
  • Experience with ML techniques
  • Experience with data visualization tools (preferably Google Data Studio or Superset)
  • Experience in data analysis and statistical modelling
  • Great communicator (oral and written)
  • Works equally well in teams and independently
  • A passion for music

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work permit) and be willing to relocate to Auckland.

 

 

Web Test Analyst

Serato is one of the world leaders in audio software for professional DJs and musicians. World-renowned artists such as Fatboy Slim, DJ Snake, Major Lazer and Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys) love our products and perform with them on a regular basis.

We are based in central Auckland and we are looking for someone with an interest in or passion for testing for a role that combines web analysis and testing. Either a recent graduate with knowledge of web technologies and programming; or someone with a few years of experience in web testing or web development.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Solid understanding of web technologies
  • Solid understanding of web infrastructures
  • Demonstrated experience in Test Analysis
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • A degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, equivalent tertiary qualification or professional experience

Highly desirable experience would also include:

  • Experience in various types of web application testing
  • Experience in Web automation, CI and CD
  • Achievement as a DJ, musician or producer
  • An understanding of software development and agile principles

Working for Serato

Working in our central Auckland office provides an opportunity to work for a home grown New Zealand company that is very successful in the global market. Our work culture is friendly and encourages a passion for music.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work permit) and be willing to relocate to Auckland.

 

Web Developer

Serato is one of the world leaders in audio software for professional DJs and musicians. World-renowned artists such as Fatboy Slim, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mix Master Mike (of the beastie boys) love our products and perform with them on a regular basis.

We are based in central Auckland and are currently looking for a senior web developer to join our team, someone with a few years of solid experience in web development. A web software development role within Serato involves working in a small Scrum team to help shape, implement, test and support a number of internal and external online systems.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Solid understanding of web technologies and web infrastructure
  • A degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Technical proficiency in PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL, Python
  • RESTful API design and implementation
  • Demonstrated solid background in developing web-based applications
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Familiarity with source control management and CI systems
  • An understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • 3+ years professional experience

Highly desirable experience would also include:

  • Experience in test automation
  • Experience or thorough working knowledge of modern Front-end and Javascript frameworks (Bootstrap, Angular, React etc)
  • Experience with payment processing platforms
  • Experience with authorization mechanisms (OAuth or similar)
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms, AWS in particular

Working for Serato

Working in our central Auckland office provides an opportunity to work for a homegrown New Zealand company that is very successful in the global market. Our work culture is friendly and encourages a passion for music.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work permit) and be willing to relocate to Auckland.

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