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Yousician

Yousician

Software Engineering, IT
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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JOIN YOUSICIAN

Yousician impacts and enriches the lives of millions of people by empowering them to play music they love, learn something new, and nourish their well-being with something meaningful. We merge music and tech to amplify the everyday. We reimagine the way people learn to play so that everyone can play.

We’re a band of passionate professionals who love what they do, are great at it, and move to the beat of the same drum. We’re for all players — from newbies to seasoned pros. If you are looking for a rewarding career opportunity that helps shape the future of music-tech, you’re in the right place!

This is a fixed-term role for 3 months.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

This role offers a unique opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge at the intersection of music and technology. As part of this project, you will be developing an innovative Music Arrangement System, gaining hands-on experience in both software development and music transcription. This position allows you to combine your coding experience with your passion for music, making an impact on the way musical exercises are managed and implemented. It is an ideal opportunity to grow professionally while contributing to a project to reshape music education.



WHAT YOU WILL DO

As part of the tools team, you will collaborate closely with the content team to implement our new Music Arrangement System. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a software transcription module for song arrangements.
  • Based on Yousician content rules, derive musical content from source material to MusicXML file format
  • Ensuring the first functional version of the system is operational within the first 3 months.
  • Tweaking and fine-tuning rules to ensure they work effectively with the system.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • You have a basic understanding of musical notation.
  • You have experience with C# and/or Python.
  • You are interested in music and eager to push the boundaries of music technology.
  • You have a passion for learning and adapting to new challenges
  • Familiarity with MusicXML and transcription software (e.g., Sibelius) is a significant plus.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • You'll work on a high-impact project that could shape the future of music education.
  • You'll have a meaningful and profound impact on the lives of millions of musicians and future musicians all around the world.
  • You’ll get to work in a truly International company
  • Enjoy the benefits of a professional studio at the office and great working environment.

HOW TO APPLY

Send us your application and CV (in English). Let's make the world a more musical place together! #rockon

ABOUT US

Yousician is the world’s largest music-tech company, with millions of users worldwide. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Yousician is home to the category-defining Yousician and GuitarTuna apps. Yousician, the #1 platform to learn and play music, makes learning fun, easy, and more accessible for everyone. Yousician’s innovative, award-winning technology listens to you play and gives instant feedback. With interactive, gamified lessons and songs, and courses by world-famous artists like Metallica and Jason Mraz, Yousician empowers people to play music they love. GuitarTuna, the #1 tune-and-play app (iOS, Android, WP), has won numerous international business awards, including WIRED’s hottest Finnish start-up, SXSW, Midem, Launch.edu, and educational awards such as Sunday Times 'World's best apps' and Best European Learning Game. Today Yousician employs 140+ professionals from nearly 30 nationalities. We're hiring, so come join our amazing team and help us make the world a more musical place!

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