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OpenUp Music is looking for a freelance Creative Software Developer for a year long project to realise an accessible, affordable and expressive software based musical instrument that can be played using any part of the body via infrared tracking markers. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our Technical Director and Musical Director to finalise the prototype designs we have created over the past two years, realise a robust software architecture and to co-develop an instrument that will revolutionise musical access for young disabled musicians.
We can offer £220 per day (based on 92 days) to the right candidate.
with OpenUp Music to refine requirements with stakeholders
Take part in participatory design workshops with endusers
Co-design a suitable baseline architecture
Develop a cross platform, accessible musical instrument
Help facilitate user testing at multiple project iteration points
object-oriented programming skills (we are considering using C++ but
are also open to using another platform if you can demonstrate its
Experience developing cross-platform applications (Mac, Windows, iOS, Android)
Experience with all parts of the software development life cycle
Experience with Git or similar version control systems
4+ years of applicable professional experience
OpenUp Music has a simple mission – to open youth orchestras, musical instruments and musical repertoire to young disabled musicians. Whether that involves creating a musical instrument you can play with your eyes or working with a school to help them establish their first orchestra, OpenUp Music is here to help.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV (including a portfolio of relevant work with hyperlinks) and a covering letter (400 words maximum) outlining their suitability for the position by midnight on Monday 5th October to info[at]openupmusic.org
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Monday 12th October in Bristol UK. Please email us if either of those dates or the location cause any problem and we will see what we can do to help.
OpenUp Music are an equal opportunity employer and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment.