Web Developer (Contract & Perm)

at ROLI in London

“Working on the web team at ROLI is a chance to work with some of the best people in the industry. We get work in an exciting cross-disciplinary environment where we push the boundaries of what can be done with music and technology across multiple platforms.”


- Angus Keith, Lead Web Development Architect



Working on the Web Team at ROLI offers the opportunity to work across a broad range of products – from our user-facing web properties, to mobile apps, internal tools and our API.


We are looking for talented and collaborative Web Developers at all levels of experience who are motivated, excited about technology and keen to consistently raise the quality of our collective work in both technical and creative ways.


The Web Team work primarily with JavaScript (React / Node), in close collaboration with other engineers and designers to develop and build the highest quality products across desktop and mobile.


This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ – a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made.


What you’ll do:


Collaborate with other web developers, our design team and product managers to deliver new features across the platform
Develop and maintain performant and robust code across the ROLI web platform products
Work on front end architecture which aligns with our design principles
Contribute towards the infrastructure and tools which underpin our products
What you’ll need:
Considerable experience in a professional web development environment
Advanced JavaScript, React.js, and CSS skills
An ability to work autonomously and independently
Excellent communication skills, flawless written English
Superb and demonstrable time-management skills and the ability to work independently
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels
A passion for music and audio software


Bonus points:


MongoDB and SQL
Experience with React Native or native app development (iOS or Android)
A working knowledge of any of the following: Audio programming, C++, AWS
OpenGL experience


ROLI offers:


The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
A range of meaningful benefits including:
Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan
A company pension scheme
23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
Team member discounts on ROLI products
Wellness programme including weekly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
Laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
Generous Parental Leave policy
Frequent friends and family events
A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches and snacks
A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s
The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skill share both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members
A generous bike-to-work scheme and bike storage
A competitive salary according to your level of experience


To learn more about us and our culture, check out:


See the Seaboard in action
BLOCKS the modular music studio
Introducing the Seaboard BLOCK
Profile on ROLI Culture in The Guardian
Balderton Podcast – ROLI’s company culture & building a unique team
ROLICareers CafeROLI
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Published at 11 Jan 2018
Expires on 11 Mar 2018


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