Jobs at u-he

Jobs at u-he

Working, making, creating, doing…

u-he provides a casual but lively office, where a love of music, synthesizers and creative software collide. We are a small team with a wide range of projects, working collaboratively as well as independently.

From time to time we need to expand our team here in Berlin. Please look through the list of available jobs, and if you think you are a fit, send in your application.

We're looking for:

Intermediate Full-Stack Developer

We'd like to expand our IT Crowd in Berlin:


  • Maintaining, extending, testing, optimizing and scaling our website
  • Developing internal tools and automating processes
  • Developing Front-end (HTML, CSS, JS) as well as Back-end (PHP, SQL)
  • Responding to requests from developers and designers to improve and expand the functionality and appearance of our website
  • Responding to requests from u-he support regarding DB management and maintenance

Required experience / qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent, and/or several years experience in software development
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the above fields
  • Good understanding of how web applications work, including security, session management, and best programming practices
  • Good knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/LESS
  • Plusses: Experience with Git, Jira, SQL, REST, shell scripting
  • You should speak fluent English & German
  • Strong analytical thinking skills, clear structured work
  • Efficient and solution-oriented working style
  • Willingness to take the initiative as well as good teamwork skills
  • Willingness to help
  • Reliable and responsible character

Personal Assistant & Office Assistant

We'd like to expand further:

  • Commercial clerk business training
  • Fluent in German & English. Spanish would be a bonus
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to travel
  • Drivers licence class B
  • Mac computer savvy. Practical knowledge and good judgement
  • Good accounting knowledge

Note: This job is located in Berlin.

IT Specialist

We'd like to expand our IT Crowd in Berlin:

  • Duties:
    • Server, network admin
    • Hardware planning and purchasing
    • Development of internal tools, automation
  • Should be fluent in both English & German
  • At least 2 years professional experience
  • Special skills: Python, batch (Windows) and shell scripting (macOS, Linux)
  • Plussies: experience with Jenkins, CMake, build systems, Git / SVN, Jira
  • Plussies: SQL, PHP, JS, REST
  • Plusplussies: C/C++

Note: This job is located in Berlin.

Web & Social Media Designer

We would also like to expand our web and (ideally) social skills:

  • Duties:
    • Maintain our website and add fresh content
    • Improve our online marketing
    • Keep in touch with our user base via social media accounts
  • Should be fluent in both English & German
  • At least 2 years professional experience
  • Basic image processing skills, visual taste
  • Plussies: PHP, JS, SQL, Hugo
  • Plussies: familiarity with popular DAWs
  • Plussies: ad targeting skills, basic SEO (Google ads)
  • Plussies: work samples and job references

Note: This job is located in Berlin.

To apply

If you like the sound of either of these positions, please email us your CV and a motivational letter. Don't forget to let us know when you could start, as well as your expected salary.

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Data Protection

Your applications will only be processed by us for the purpose of reviewing your job application. If you send your job application by postal mail, we will send it back to you after the reviewing process, e.g. after a position is filled. If you send an email, we will send you a quick notice that we received your email (this might take a few days). Job applications vie email will be stored for no longer than 6 months, or deleted after a position is filled. We will not pass your application or any data within to third parties. You can at any time inquire as to what job application data we store (please include postal address). You can at any time send us an email if you wish your application data to be deleted.

If you wish to send us a PGP-encrypted email, click here to download our public key (jobs at u-he dot com).


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Sollten Sie uns eine PGP-verschlüsselte E-Mail schicken wollen, klicken Sie hier, um unseren Public-Key (jobs at u-he dot com) herunterzuladen.

About u-he

Heckmann Audio GmbH (that's us!) are famous for our "u-he" branded synthesizer and effect plug-ins, but we have also recently ventured into hardware. Our offices are located in a beautiful and representative building in the heart of Berlin's City West, with shops, gastronomy and public transport close by. We are currently a small team (16 employees) of software developers, designers, musicians, marketing and business people.

Thank you for your interest!

Urs and Rob in the studio Working in the old office The all important coffee machine Jan working