Muse Group creates the world's most popular software and communities for musicians. We develop software for music composition and production, build extensive content catalogs, and continually innovate to improve the quality of life for all musicians. This makes Muse Group the fastest-growing company in the music technology segment.
Today, Muse Group reaches over 400 million users worldwide through its portfolio of software, mobile apps, and online services that includes Ultimate Guitar, MuseScore, Audacity, StaffPad, and more.
We are looking for an experienced Product Designer with an advanced understanding of music notation. As a Product Designer, you will contribute to the UX/UI of MuseScore, the world’s most popular music notation software.
An ideal candidate will have experience as a Product Designer (or UX/UI Designer) for a widely distributed desktop software application.
In addition to the design experience and skills, the ideal candidate will also possess a strong familiarity with music notation software, as well as a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of music composition and the requirements of performers and composers of all levels.
Role & Responsibilities
Contribute to the UX/UI design of the MuseScore desktop appDesign product features within the context of the company’s overall business strategies and goals
Conduct necessary user research, and participate in community discussions
Translate high-level product and technology strategies into clear UX/UI concepts aligned with a product engineering roadmap and key deliverables
Design according to an iterative process in a continuous deployment model
Contribute to quality assurance through routine build testing and participation in issue logging and maintenance
Make decisions that balance design ideals with technical realities
Adapt to unexpected events or sudden market shifts
Achieve consistent results - both individually and as part of a team
Balance short term needs with long term goals and technical requirements
Communicate complex concepts in simple terms for a non-technical audience
Communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
Rapidly learn new skills and concepts
Work both independently under minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
Fundamental principles of music composition
How to play a musical instrument
How to read music notation
Significant experience designing product UX/UI
Significant experience as a musician working within the tradition of notated music
Experience in designing consumer-facing products on a substantial scale
Experience in shipping always-connected, continuously-deployed consumer software
Knowledge of the music and audio technology industry, including the latest trends and competitive landscape
Competitive salaries and hiring options tailored to the country you live in
Flexibility: work from home or from a co-working space of your choice.
Care: generous health insurance, therapy and assistance in difficult life circumstances.
International experience: become part of a global team, from the US to the UK and beyond.
Impact: opportunity to influence the development of the music industry and positively impact the lives of millions of musicians around the world.
Creativity: we make products for musicians, artists and creators, and so each of us is a bit of a musician.