Careers at Apogee

Apogee Electronics

Apogee is a leading developer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming and voice over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA and founded in 1985, Apogee is recognized globally as an innovator and industry leader in professional and consumer audio.

We offer:

High energy, creative environment
Competitive salary package
Full benefits
401(k) plan
Opportunity for growth!

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours.

If you are passionate about your profession (or have a passion and would like a profession!) we are interested in you.

Sales Specialist

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours.


The Sales Specialist position will be a member of a team responsible for Apogee’s relationship with distributors, retailers,  and high- profile end-users and is tasked with providing growth and positive customer experiences. You will be required to identify, prospect, and acquire new end-user business by developing the indirect channel.  The Sales Associate will play a key role in expanding Apogee’s brand recognition, market share, and e-commerce strategy. 


Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated self-starter, obsessed with driving results

  • Customer-focused

  • Exceptional communicator with a love for public speaking

  • Passion for music creation and high-quality audio

  • Flexible and able to thrive and adapt to constantly changing environments

  • Highly organized

  • Knowledge and background in professional audio systems including recording, live sound, and broadcast


Technical Acumen

  • Understand underlying Apple and Windows technology, interface protocols, hardware and software software.

  • Familiarized with popular DAWs such as Logic Pro X, Garageband, Pro Tools, Ableton LIve, and Cubase

  • Direct experience working in a professional audio recording studio environment

  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint and Apple Keynote

  • Helpful to be a musician with experience in recording

  • Knowledge and background of professional audio systems including recording, live sound and broadcast, post-production, 

  • Knowledge of content creation tools, online streaming software, as well as ‘work at home’ workflows.

  • Working knowledge of Applications / Plugins such as Source Connect, Audio Movers – Listen to

  • Working knowledge of Zoom, Meet, Skype, Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, and Twitter. Twitch

  • Working knowledge of multichannel audio for video workflows, Final Cut, Adobe


Professional Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a professional sales role (Apple retail experience a plus)

  • 1-3 years in a B2B channel sales environment, music hardware, broadcast or consumer

  • Electronics experience preferred

  • Sales forecasting experience


Details

  • Office location Santa Monica, CA

  • This is an in-person, in-office position

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

  • Job Type: Full-time


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Apogee is a Santa Monica 2017 Grand Prize Sustainable Quality Award Winner and a member of the Green Business Certification Program. This job description doesn’t constitute a contract of employment and Apogee may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.


Please send cover letter and resume to hr@apogeedigital.com NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. We will only consider resumes submitted with a cover letter.


Apogee Electronics is NOT seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity


Software Engineer

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37 year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off hours.

 

Music and technology go hand in hand. As a Software Engineer with Apogee Electronics, you will have the opportunity to work first hand with the software and hardware that make award winning music. The Software Engineer will work with a cohort of talented and creative programmers who are self-motivated, innovative, and detail oriented. Ideally you will write clean and modern C++ code, amongst working with other programming languages. 

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional experience in software development

  • Strong C++ skills

  • Experience in OS X and Windows development

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

Responsibilities 

 

  • Forge and map out our roadmap and codebase evolutions.

  • Work on cross-platform background and UI processes involved in controlling Apogee hardware as well as plugins and interactions between them such as our Dual-Path technology

  • Work on Apogee iOS audio applications

  • Work on Apogee’s plugin products

  • Work on exciting new technologies

  • Work with programs such as JUICE and embedded Linux

 

Desired but not Required

  • Musician

  • Gamer

  • Podcaster 

  • YouTube content creator

  • Audio recording experience

  • Video production experience

 

 

Benefits and details: This in-office position Apogee offers a competitive salary package including a company 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, a largely solar-powered office, fully built out studio and production office, the opportunity for growth and longevity, and most importantly a collaborative, friendly, and creative environment. 

 

We absolutely love our work and select the most talented and driven individuals to join our team. If you think you’ll bring something new to the mix, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@apogeedigital.com. We look forward to hearing from you! All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. 

 

Embedded Firmware Design Engineer

 

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR-winning performances by today’s most successful artists. 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours. 

Apogee Electronics is looking for a firmware engineer with a strong background in embedded real-time system, driver, and kernel development. You are expected to be experienced in working with ARM chips for real-time applications, proficient in C/C++ and ARM assembly language, with a strong background in communication protocols such as I2C and SPI. Experience in FPGA or other digital design related fields is highly desirable.

You will play a meaningful role in the development of Apogee’s next generation products, working closely with hardware and software designers as part of a small and agile design team.

You will help develop real time audio platforms on ARM platforms, assist in board bringup of custom hardware, and help develop prototypes in order to prove key design concepts and identify technical constraints up front. You will work with audio application developers on the performance of the drivers and overall system, as well as hardware engineers on the hardware peripherals and physical interfaces on custom hardware designs.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional experience in firmware/software development and embedded systems engineering

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Must have strong understanding in ARM platform, kernel/driver level development experience is a plus

  • Strong C/C++/assembly language background

  • Understand optimizations and design trade-offs needed for real-time development

  • Experience with ARM and developing for SOC devices, NXP SOCs a plus

  • Low-level programming of peripherals and interfaces, and experience with a variety of embedded MCU devices and toolsets are desirable

  • Knowledge/experience with FPGA and other digital design-related fields is a big plus.

  • A basic understanding of audio recording, digital audio workstation software, and audio interface hardware is a plus

  • Audio application development or signal processing experience is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Hard-working, enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work independently and on a team

 

Details: 

  • Office Location in Santa Monica, CA.

  • In-office position

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Competitive Salary Package including 401(k) plan

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Opportunity for growth 

  • Fully built-out studio and production office. 

If you are passionate about your profession (or have a passion and would like a profession!), we are interested in you.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: hr@apogeedigital.com

 

In-Bound Marketing Specialist

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours.

 

We are looking for a inbound marketing specialist who will help plan and run digital marketing campaigns across multiple channels. You’ll help create marketing funnels and email drip campaigns that increase leads and provide valuable content to our existing customer database. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Write various marketing material for our blog, newsletter, and social media content. 

  • Set up email drip campaigns for our different audiences and monitor conversion. 

  • Brainstorm new inbound funnels based on target audience and topics of interest

  • Set up & monitor digital advertising campaigns for a variety of products

  • Improve SEO and website ranking based on keyword research 

  • Support marketing department with creation of assets.

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a marketing role with a focus on inbound marketing.

  • Proven track record of adjusting digital marketing campaigns to increase conversion or sales. 

  • Proficient with Google Analytics

  • Proficient with Marketing Software like (Hubspot, Sprout Social,  Drip, Mailchimp).

  • Highly Organized

  • Excellent copywriting skills

  • Proven ability to work in a high-paced environment

  • Passion for music creation and high-quality audio.

  • Ad Agency experience a bonus. 




Details: 

 

  • Office Location in Santa Monica, CA.

  • In-office position

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Competitive Salary Package including 401(k) plan

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Opportunity for growth 

  • Fully built out studio and production office. 

Senior Support Audio Technician

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR-winning performances by today’s most successful artists. 

  • Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours. 
  • We are looking for a motivated and experienced customer support technician to lead our customer support department. The Sr. Support Audio Technician will be responsible for driving superior customer support to clients through policies, procedures, and the setting of goals. You will be up to date on Apogee’s products and trends, and train staff accordingly.
  • The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in a customer support position, show excellent interpersonal skills, have great communication skills, and be a role model and mentor to staff.

Customer Support Manager Responsibilities:

 

  • Help manage the customer support department’s day-to-day functions.

  • Responding to escalated customer support issues.

  • Implementing customer support processes to enhance customer satisfaction.

  • Formulating and revising customer support policies and promote their implementation.

  • Informing the team of all new information related to products, procedures, and trends.

  • Assessing support statistics and preparing detailed reports on the findings.

  • Overseeing and evaluating the team’s ongoing efforts.

  • Delivering performance evaluations and following the disciplinary process according to company policy.

  • Implement internal applications to manage the RMA and Ticket platforms.

  • Work with website development team to rebuild website with focus on Support

  • Implement Zendesk features such as Flow-builder, bots, better tagging, and search-optimize articles in Knowledge Base.

     

     

This role is for a core contributor with a strong customer support aptitude, with prior experience in Audio workflows and troubleshooting, who truly cares about customer success, an organized leader who builds and maintains great relationships. To succeed in this role, you must be:

  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial, passionate, tech-savvy, hungry and quick to learn
  • Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.
  • Coach others, recognize their strengths and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and passion for technology and innovation
  • An ability to speak to technical customers
  • A desire to work closely with customers in sometimes tough situations
  • Ability to empathize with customers and prioritize their needs vs. wants.
  • Demonstrate ownership to resolve challenging customer issues.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Looking for a long-term position.

 

Knowledge, Skills, And Experience Requirements

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is a plus
  • Proven experience and success in a customer-focused role
  • Expert in Zendesk and Zoho suite of applications

Apogee Electronics is NOT seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email your cover letter and resume to: hr@apogeedigital.com