Careers At Blackstar

Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004 and officially launched in 2007. 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.

Job Opportunities

Design Engineer

Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.

We are now looking for a world-class individual to join our cross-functional R&D team to help to design innovative new products.

If you have a relevant engineering degree, a minimum of three years’ commercial design experience and enjoy working from conception of a product through to PCB, let us save you from an average career.

Job Description:
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Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton, UK
  • Ref No: RD006
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Research and Development
DSP Engineer
Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.

We are now looking for a world-class individual to join our cross-functional R&D team to help to provide efficient DSP programming in all Blackstar digital products.

If you have a minimum of three years’ commercial experience as an audio DSP Engineer, ARM Cortex processor experience and strong C and C++ programming skills, let us save you from an average career.
Job Description:
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Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton, UK
  • Ref No: RD007
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Research and Development
Website Developer
Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.

We are now looking for a world-class individual to join our Marketing team to design / develop our website and other portals within brand guidelines. Ideally we are looking for the following skills: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL, MVC Frameworks (Laravel 5), Ubuntu Server and GIT knowledge. If you have some Photoshop / Illustrator knowledge this would be beneficial but not totally essential.

So if you have a minimum of three years’ commercial experience as Web Designer / Developer with the above skills, let us save you from an average career.
Job Description:
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Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton, UK
  • Ref No: MK001
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Marketing
Area Sales Manager
Blackstar Instrument Group is seeking a highly motivated and experienced sales professional to represent acoustic and electric guitar products from prestige brands Blackstar Amplification, Auden, Alvarez, Gordon Smith and G & L guitars in the south of the UK and Ireland.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Blackstar as it enters a new phase of growth.  Our aim is to be a key foundation in the success of our business partners and you will be working within a dynamic team to achieve this objective.

You will be responsible for the ongoing development of our business, building and maintaining relationships within our existing dealer network and supporting the marketing and promotion of our products in-store, online and at events.

If you have a minimum of two years on the road MI sales experience, let us save you from an average career.
Job Description:
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Job Details:
  • Location: UK, South
  • Ref No: SA-ASM
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Sales
Quality and Approvals Engineer

Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.

We are now looking to recruit a Quality and Approvals Engineer who's job role will be to maintain and update all quality, safety and approvals documentation and manage quality and approvals issues regarding all Blackstar products and processes.

Download the full job spec PDF below

Job Description:
   View the 'Quality and Approvals Engineer' job description
Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton, UK
  • Ref No: OP001
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Operations

Apply For A Job

If you think you have what it takes to join us please make sure you download and fill out the Blackstar Application Document and attach that along with your CV using our online form.

Alternatively if you would prefer, you are able to apply in writing with your Covering Letter, CV and your Blackstar Application Document to our mailing address: Blackstar Amplification Ltd, Opus House, Anglia Way, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6JA

Application Form

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