Secret Sounds is one of Australia’s largest and most dynamic music groups, spanning many segments of the music industry. With a full-time team of 75+, we produce the country’s pre-eminent music & arts festivals, manage our own venues and represent the interests of over 250 leading domestic and international artists across labels, publishing, touring, public relations, commercial rights/sponsorship, artist management and booking agency businesses.

Our marketing team are currently searching for an established website developer and keen music lover to join our digital team.

The core function of the role is to provide the development and maintenance of the Secret Sounds groups current and upcoming digital assets – websites, apps and technology related projects. We are looking for an outstanding web developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of the groups many websites. Web developer responsibilities include building our website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.Ensuring all platforms are market leading and assist in the creation and management of the Secret Sounds digital eco system.  Providing weekly website analytic reports and insight to the team. 

 

As the Digital Developer your core responsibilities would include the following:

  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrating data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling the groups collection of sites
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

Key Selection Criteria: 

  • A passion for music and an understanding of the Australian music landscape
  • A great understanding of digital user experience
  • A strong digital knowledge both strategic, creative, analytic & implementation
  • Leadership & education skills, willing to implement & lead internal training programs
  • Incredible organisation and communication skillset (Must have advanced, English written and verbal skills)
  • A flexible attitude to working hours, especially around event launches and show days
  • Good problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Reliable, motivated, and energized by a fast-paced work environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques

 

Experience Requirements: 

  • 4 -7 years’ experience working across website & app development
  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Strong programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Bonus: Adobe Design Suite, Google Marketing Products (Tag Manager / DCM / Ad Words / Analytics) & Facebook Ad’s Manager, CRM Management, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

To apply: send a resume to work@secretsounds.com

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