Developer at Ampify (AMP0717)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- London

Job Type

16 August 2017

Closing date
07 Nov 2017 08:03


You love making engaging, beautiful interfaces and writing great, maintainable code. You love music, and you’re inspired by easy-to-use, award-winning interfaces. You’re friendly and enjoy working in a small group.


You’ll be developing new apps and adding features to existing apps across the Blocs brand. You’ll be involved in the design process right from the start, so your opinions and ideas will be central to the development of new functionality. You’ll spend a great deal of time thinking about how to improve our interfaces to get the best possible user experience. You’ll work very closely with other iOS developers on the team to create beautiful and engaging user interfaces.


  • Develop engaging and beautiful interfaces
  • Translate user stories into functionality
  • Write excellent, maintainable code, and take part in code reviews
  • Discuss design and implementation details with the rest of the team


  • You have a portfolio of shipped code
  • You have experience in UI design and development, preferably with UIKit
  • You have a deep understanding of Objective-C and/or Swift
  • You can empathise with users to improve functionality
  • You get on well in a small team, working closely and communicating clearly with others
  • You make music or have experience with music software

About Ampify

We are a new, innovative London-based software start-up launched in 2016, and we are part of Focusrite & Novation.

Our mission is to create amazing music-making apps and software for new music makers, in an environment where like-minded, passionate people can collaborate and create fast. Our office is a dynamic, positive and innovative place. Here you’ll meet other smart, creative people who love bringing ideas to life.

We’re a small team right now, but we’ve got big plans. We’ve already got some of the best-performing iPad and iPhone music-making apps under our belt (check out Launchpad on the app store, for example) and we’re growing fast.  Being a part of Focusrite Novation also gives us solid stability and support.

We’re based in the heart of London, at Tileyard Studios in King’s Cross, Europe's fastest-growing music and tech hub, home to the creative industry’s top artists, composers, writers and producers. You’ll often bump into them when getting your morning coffee. Find out more about Tileyard Studios at

We also offer a bunch of great benefits that we think goes well beyond the norm, including:

  • Based in Tileyard (King’s Cross), one of the world’s foremost Music Tech Hubs in London
  • Homeworking flexibility
  • Employee discounts on all Focusrite/Novation/Ampify/REDnet/KRK/Stanton/Cerwin Vega products
  • Following probation, a comprehensive health care plan
  • Pension scheme, to which the company contributes
  • 23 days holiday per year
  • Access to use and borrow hardware and software products
  • Laptop and relevant software for your work and also your music making
  • A parental leave policy
  • Social events, music nights, making music weekends
  • Encouragement to attend extend your learning and attend events
  • Lunch at Tileyard’s vibrant Vinyl cafe (often frequented by prominent music artists)
  • Lunch and breakfast snacks included
  • Bike-to-work scheme and bike storage facilities (with showers)

All roles are based in London, UK.

Contact information

Rob Steed