Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004. Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative amplification products that redefine players expectations, Blackstar today distributes products to over 50 countries worldwide and is a major international brand in the amplifier market. Over the years the Blackstar team has continued to grow and Blackstar is always keen to hear from like-minded individuals who have the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in the MI industry.
You can make your career in one of the following departments here at Blackstar Amplification:
You are an experienced DSP Engineer with a passion for sound and an analytical mind. You have a solid understanding of fundamental DSP principles and are capable of applying theoretical knowledge to provide real solutions. You will enjoy a varied working life, ranging from blue-sky thinking and prototyping during new product design and technical research, to low-level optimisation for hardware, through to critical listening of the end result.
You are a self-starter who takes responsibility for the quality of their own work, and for hitting challenging targets. This will be an exciting opportunity to develop a career in a world-class R&D department whilst contributing to the development of cutting edge guitar related products.View More Info
Ready to start your search? Click below to list all the currently available jobs.Search All Available Jobs
If there are no suitable roles available right now, don't worry. We add new vacancies all the time so please do check back to see if any are of interest.
We know that Blackstar won’t achieve its full potential ‘by accident’. To keep Blackstar moving forward we employ the best people, and demand the best performance from them.
Our Mission is clear: it is to design the best sounding and most innovative guitar amplification products in the world, and to inspire guitarists in the pursuit of their art.
On the road to achieving that mission we are careful to never lose sight of what’s really important to our business.
With an image that strikes a balance between ‘edgy and exciting’ and ‘professional and respected’ we are committed to keeping Blackstar relevant, cool and vibrant. Equally, we are proudly independent and distinctly British.
Our greatest strength lies in the talent and energy of our people. Blackstar is a fun place to work, and we take that work seriously. Egos are not tolerated and we demand a positive ‘can do’ attitude from the people around us.
Our employees are empowered to express ideas freely at all times, and their input is highly valued.
Working at Blackstar is all about challenge and reward. Day to day, the challenge of working at the highest level of performance, be it in product design, sales, finance, operations or marketing means that only extremely motivated and self starting individuals will succeed. The reward for hard work and dedication will be to feel empowered to make a real difference to a highly vibrant and energised young company.
An average day at Blackstar is characterised by lots of hard work and equal amounts of fun. You never know which cool artist might visit HQ next and there’s always the chance of a free ticket here and there for the music lovers amongst us. Similarly, players will be able to benefit from the highly attractive staff discount programme.
At Blackstar, we have an annual bonus scheme. This is based on the company performance and also individual performance throughout the year.
Make huge savings on Blackstar gear. Staff are entitled to money off the retail prices of amps and pedals, cabinets and all merchandise.
We offer child care vouchers which are deducted pre-tax. These are used widely amongst day care centres and other child carers.
The leave entitlement is 25 days paid holiday per paid year plus UK Bank holidays.
If you wish to get your hands on a new bike, the cycle to work scheme can save you tax by taking payments from your monthly salary pre-tax.