Creative Technologist Urbanears 🎧


About the position

About the position

At Zound we are driven by consumer-focused design and insight-centric innovation. Harnessing consumer, design and business insights, we develop products that are needed, loved and remembered through the exciting brands in audio electronics: Urbanears, adidas, and Marshall.

The world of audio is changing. In the last decade, our products have gone from simple wired products to connected devices and complex systems. Speakers, headphones and audio accessories are turning into a high-tech industry. Urbanears  is an audio lifestyle brand driven by progressive values, and minimalist design and inspired by current movements in fashion, art and music. Our philosophy is simple: clean aesthetics, user-friendly features and heavy attention to detail.

Right now, we need to strengthen our Urbanears team with a Creative Technologist, who will focus on elevating and securing the technical feasibility of our products and translating creative design concepts into innovative hardware and software solutions.

What you'll do

In your role as a Creative Technologist, you will help bring Urbanears brand to the next level by influencing how our products and technology come together in one integrated vision. Driving uniqueness by generating and bringing to life breakthrough ideas and using technology to elevate user experience is a great part of this role.

  • Your main responsibility would be to elevate and secure the technical feasibility and digital touchpoint of our products.
  • Work closely with the team to translate design intent into intuitive hardware and software solutions.
  • Conduct and collect ongoing research and benchmark competitor products to secure, document and follow up on insight and innovation opportunities.
  • Prototype together with the team in the pre-concept phase to ideate and realize design, technology and acoustic concepts.
  • Lead and participate in discussions with our ODM partners to design hardware platforms and architecture.
  • Work with our partners to develop a software platform for our products that communicates with our mobile apps.
  • Preparing material for internal review and approval of technical systems, electronics documents and reports in collaboration with the project teams.
  • Technology scouting, initiating and leading pre-studies on new technologies within audio product development.
  • Stay connected with our Software and Hardware team to ensure we share relevant knowledge and synergies between brands.
Who we’re looking for

You have a tinkerer mindset and like to experiment, problem-solve and prototype new and different solutions. You are tech-positive and have a great interest in learning new skills. You dislike constraints and work well in a team environment where ideas can come from anyone, and all partake in creative exploration. You’ve developed a deep understanding of audio market forces and technology trends, and technology strategies that can be valuable input to our brand roadmap. You have a cooperative mindset aimed at adding value to Zound’s culture.

You probably have the following experiences & skills
  • Proven professional experience based on examples of working with software development and product development.
  • Broad experience in software development tools and technologies worked with modularising software and developing software platforms.
  • Professional experience with C/C++ and python.
  • Good understanding of embedded software development and Bluetooth protocol.
  • You have most likely an MSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar acquired knowledge.
  • You are curious and used to quickly pick up new skills on a regular basis.
  • The ability to discuss and explain technical solutions and software-related subjects with non-technical people, fluently in English, both spoken and written is essential. Swedish is not required.

Does this sound like you?
So, if you are up to the task of working for a global and fast-growing company in a creative environment, this job is a perfect match for you. Please send us your resume as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously.

We thrive to foster an inclusive workplace and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status. We firmly believe that Zound thrives when our employees do and it will in the end lead to better experiences for our consumers.

We encourage applications from all over the world. To enable transitioning from another country for a role at Zound, we offer relocation support. This support is tailored for each role but always includes visa application, local authority registration, and home-finding service. Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

 We look forward to reviewing your application! 

A bit more about us

Armed with a genuine passion for the things that resonate we challenge the status quo in our industry with a little bit of Zound magic.
We are a global company with offices in Stockholm (HQ), New York, London, Paris, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Behind the scenes, we’re a team of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving, easy-going and creative people. We’re here to bring life to sound.

Find out more

💿 Get a taste backstage behind the scenes at  Zound Instagram and Linkedin
🎵 Read more about us at our  Zound website and brand sites - Urbanears,  Marshall, adidas



For the right candidate the position holds great professional challenges and career opportunities. If you believe the position matches your qualification and ambitions, please send us your application as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously. We´re looking forward to your application!

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