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Reverb
eCommerce • Music
Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into the world’s most popular music gear site, connecting millions of people around the world to the gear and the inspiration they need to make music. Our growing team comes to work each day to make Reverb the best place for musicians and music lovers to buy, sell, and learn about music gear.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+14
Chicago
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PHMG
Marketing Tech • Music
PHMG creates inspiring audio branding productions for 36,000 clients across the globe, combining compelling copy, world-class voice artistry and an exclusive Brand-Sound-Track™. Together, these three distinct elements give each company a sound that captures and strengthens their unique brand identity.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+36
142
Local Employees
Chicago
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OpPop
Digital Media • Gaming
Remember old school Myspace Music? Similar to that, but modernized for an app with Spotify, Apple Music, etc. integration.
0 OPEN JOBS
1
Local Employees
La Grange Park
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Trala
Edtech • Mobile
Trala is building a violin learning app that teaches anyone how to play. We have Juilliard-approved lessons powered by signal processing that listens to users play their real violins and gives instant feedback on every mistake. Our users are ages 7 to 70 and live in rural Montana, Syria, tiny Pacific islands, Hong Kong, and of course, Chicago!

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Company Equity
+6
0 OPEN JOBS
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Chicago Hustles Magazine
Fashion • Music
Chicago Hustles Magazine is an independent magazine produced by a creative duo that shares the passionate stories of artists and entrepreneurs located in Chicago. In a city like Chicago with so much constantly going on, it often takes a lot of hustle to pursue one’s dreams. We have heard so many...
0 OPEN JOBS
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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AccuRadio
Consumer Web • Music
AccuRadio is one of the world's leading brands of personalizable online radio, specifically designed to showcase the potential of this exciting medium! With over a million monthly unique users, we've been the fastest-growing webcaster in America for the past two calendar years.
0 OPEN JOBS
14
Local Employees
Chicago
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Strum86
Music • Social Media
Strum86 gives you a list of 6 people in your immediate area that all have the same taste in music and media as you. Walk two blocks down the street, a different six people show up. Send actual songs in messages to them, search the largest collection of audio in the world, and press a button to find all the events around you.
0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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FLIG Music
Music
The FLIG Music App is a platform connecting an industry-curated network of musicians, vocalists, DJs, and bands with Chicago wedding and event planners. The app features a simple RFP process, immediate matches, an open-budget platform, and safe and secure Braintree/PayPal processing services.
0 OPEN JOBS
3
Local Employees
Chicago
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Memorable Inc.
Cloud • Consumer Web
Memorable creates state-of-the-art-timelines, with scanning services to digitize film, video, images, audio and syncing apps to backup and organize digital photos and videos on computers, tablets, and smartphones. The combination covers every capture technology since the mid 1800's and provides users with a complete timeline view of their life.

Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
+11
0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Northbrook
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SongMint
Consumer Web • Music

SongMint is a music request and feedback platform that allows listeners to interact with talk and music radio station hosts through desktop and mobile devices.

Indie Ex
News + Entertainment • Music
Indie Ex with the power of Exact Timer Technology offers a way for the viewer to sample new content, while giving the independent artist a way to monetize their content: Offers the viewer the option to sample content at 15 second intervals ("Tics") Gives the artist control over setting the viewing rate for their video performance...
0 OPEN JOBS
4
Local Employees
chicago
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The Beet
eCommerce • Music

Connected device for Turntables so you can listen to vinyl over any wireless speaker system, without losing sound quality.

0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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GigScout
Music • Mobile

Experience a totally new way to discover local live music. Visualize the shows nearby on the interactive map then filter by genre to see only what matches your tastes. Buy tickets, share details with friends and even preview songs! Find live music you didn't know was happening and upgrade your night.
 

0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
bandwagon.fm
Consumer Web • Music

Find bands who will be playing near you and listen to their music.

DownBeats
Music • Retail

DownBeats is a lifestyle brand of high quality, convenient, and affordable hearing protection designed for concert-goers.  With the central goal of providing the optimal live audio experience for listeners, DownBeats strives to enhance the music experience before, during, and after, through physical products and digital interactions. 

0 OPEN JOBS
3
Local Employees
snapAsong
Music • Mobile

Our company, snapAsong is developing an iphone app to provide users with the soundtrack to their lives. With snapAsong, people will be able to take a picture while identifying the background music right from their smartphones. We believe there is demand in the market for creating a platform that combines music, photos and networking into one...

0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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Downwrite
Music
Downwrite is the premiere place for custom songs from your favorite artists. Not to mention, the premiere place for songwriters to connect with fans in a unique way and make extra cash.
Gigity.TV
Music
Our mission is to create an internet television network of live streaming from music clubs, comedy theaters, and other venues of entertainment. At the venues, we install the cameras & gear, and from our offices in Chicago, we build the applications that automate the live streaming, video archiving, promotions, monetization (with pay per view and...
0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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Master Kings LLC
Music • Digital Media
Master Kings is an independent hybrid marketing and development firm, offering all aspects of digital media, song production, and artist development. Our mission is to provide exceptional professional consulting, branding, and production services to artists and corporations across a wide range of the entertainment, music, and film industries.
0 OPEN JOBS
5
Local Employees
CHICAGO
Location
iconicast
Music • Digital Media

HueTunes is a new medium for creative expression that lets you paint in music

0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
Location

Music Jobs in Chicago

Senior Tax Analyst

Reverb
Chicago
1 day ago
We are seeking a tax generalist to be the first dedicated Senior Tax Analyst on the team and manage all day-to-day aspects of Reverb’s tax department. You will be responsible for driving all global tax activities within the Finance organization, the focus primarily being on indirect tax. This role will oversee end-to-end compliance operations at Reverb, including tax computation, payment, and exposure analysis. Since you’re stepping into a newly created role at Reverb, the opportunity for ownership and impact is significant! You will collaborate closely with our parent company’s internal tax department and own all associated reporting. 

Senior Full-stack Engineer

Reverb
Chicago
2 days ago
Building the Reverb core Rails app and scaling it to millions of users and a growing engineering team. Developing and maintaining public-facing and internal APIs using gRPC, Protobufs, and Graphql. Taking a pragmatic approach to product development through understanding and making well-reasoned technical decisions and tradeoffs.  Participating in pairing sessions, code reviews, and researching things independently. Elevating your direct team members and other developers through continuous mentorship.  Being more than an engineer - a product owner who wants to interact with customers, break down large problems, and follow up on the performance of your features to know how they impact customers directly.

Engineering Manager

Reverb
Chicago
4 days ago
Manage the performance and career growth of team members. Set clear expectations for their team members and provide constructive feedback. Clear the road for the team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure that Reverb standard engineering practices are followed or help define practices where there may be a gap. Champion communication and trust between teams, peers, product and across the organization. Communicate product team’s goals to engineers to ensure everyone is on track and understands the bigger picture initiatives. Foster a culture centered around delivery with a focus on quality.

Android Developer

Reverb
Chicago
4 days ago
Work with the product team to implement their vision while providing feedback and taking ownership of the behavior, design, and implementation of features. Refactor existing code with pride. Embrace and extend patterns and processes employed by mobile through pairing and active participation in review. Learn the Reverb platform and advocate on behalf of users. Collaborate across development, marketing, customer engagement, content, sales, and management teams to gather feedback. Serve as a mentor to other mobile developers. Pursue the advancement of your skills both in and outside of Reverb.

Technical Sourcing Specialist (Contract)

Reverb
Chicago
4 days ago
As a contract Sourcing Specialist on our recruiting team, you will play a critical role in supporting our growth strategy by proactively identifying, engaging and cultivating a rich and diverse pipeline of talent, primarily focused on technology & product. We value doing things differently and never settling for the status quo. When it comes to recruiting, that means experimenting and iterating on our strategies to come up with new places, channels, and approaches for connecting with talent from all walks of life. If you’re passionate about building diverse teams, creating an exceptional experience for the hiring manager and candidate, and care deeply about furthering our mission, we want to hear from you!