RetroFuzz

We’re a creative agency that develops meaningful user experiences through pioneering design, technology and products for the music, fashion and lifestyle industries.

Blue Note

Award-winning app uncovering
new
discovery paths into the world
of jazz.

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Blue Note

Winner of a Clio award in 2014, and receiver of rave reviews in The Guardian, Billboard, LA Times, the Blue Note Spotify app features a dazzling array of metadata to guide the user through the annals of the catalogue, whilst the innovative use of the WhoSampled API surfaces jazz samples in the most unlikely of places...

"What strikes me about this app is that it makes the music larger than life I think it has a wonderful vibe to it. It draws you into the mystique of the music."

Don Was - President of Blue Note Records
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Bluenote

Lee

Editorially led eCommerce for the
style conscious denim aficionado.

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Lee

Not just a shop window, Lee’s eCommerce platform unveils their entire collection in a way that educates and inspires, tailored to their wearers across the globe.

"RetroFuzz understands the importance of user experience, and in working in close collaboration, to get the best
possible result."

Chris McGivern - Lee Digital Marketing Manager
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Lee
Lee

Wrangler

Defining and delivering a multi-channel digital strategy with the authentic denim brand.

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Wrangler

From modifying denim for Cowboys to todays weather resistant jeans, Wrangler has always been about innovation. As digital partners we carry this spirit of innovation into the digital world with responsive eCommerce, smart apps on reseller sites, and into a new campaign for 2015 that takes digital to the core of
its delivery.

"Retrofuzz has grown to become more than an agency to us, with their knowledge of the brand built over years of collaboration weaving through their executions, across design and smart development. Their capacity to answer complex challenges in a sensitive way has made them an integrated part of our digital team."

Gautier Robial – Wrangler Digital Marketing Manager
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Wrangler

Eastpak

10 years of creativity with the
iconic backpack.

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Eastpak

Since 2004 our work for the original backpack brand has provided a blank canvas for creativity and brought collaborations with fashion designers such as Eley Kishimoto, Raf Simons, organisations such as Designers Against AIDS and even prison inmates in Denmark.

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Eastpak

The Charlatans

A modern website telling the story
of the band’s latest album.

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The Charlatans

As long term fans of The Charlatans, to work with them delivering a site for their 12th studio album 'Modern Nature' was a dream come true. With a raft of great images, and a compelling story to tell, we made sure the design and subtle animation added to the excitement around the announcement and gave the band the return they truly deserved.

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The Charlatans

Arctic Monkeys

The online home of the band, helping them grow from local lads to worldwide stars.

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Arctic Monkeys

Since 2009 we’ve been helping the band deliver all the latest news about their meteoric rise to their passionate worldwide fanbase.

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Arctic Monkeys

Adidas

Shoppable lookbook unveiling the
Rita Ora #unstoppable collection.

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Adidas

We designed the UX and UI of a digital lookbook to sit within the adidas eCommerce platform that merged campign imagery, styleshots and specially created illustrations of Rita many followers with shoppable hotspot functionality to drive a seamless shopping experience.

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Adidas

Nick Cave

Explore a terrifying back catalogue of music through the different moods representative of each song, carefully selected by Nick himself.

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Nick Cave

With a career spanning four decades, Nick Cave is a true artist prolific songwriter, and a true inspiration. For our Spotify app, Nick personally categorised each and every one of his songs to generate playlists based on the dominant mood behind the recording.

"At last an app to make sense of the stylistic mayhem of my back catalogue."

Nick Cave
Nick Cave

We’ve also worked with...

  • A&M Records
  • Absolute Music
  • Blue Note Recordings
  • Def Jam Records
  • Geffen Records
  • Ninja Tune
  • Now! That’s What I Call Music
  • Polydor Records
  • Positiva Records
  • Transgressive Records
  • V2 Recordings
  • Virgin Records
  • Wichita Recordings
  • Amon Tobin
  • Annie Mac
  • Beady Eye
  • James Blake
  • Bloc Party
  • Blur
  • Bonobo
  • Calvin Harris
  • Elbow
  • I Am Kloot
  • Klaxons
  • Lady Gaga
  • Morrissey
  • N.E.R.D,
  • Noah & The Whale
  • Noel Gallagher
  • Paul McCartney
  • R.E.M
  • Simian Mobile Disco
  • Sub Focus
  • Take That
  • Everything Everything
  • The Maccabees
  • The Stone Roses
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • U2

Our Products...

Lanyard

Create a visually stunning online
journal of your live music memories.

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albumcards

Post a personalised greeting card
and album download all in one.

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Jobs

Following a series of significant project wins for 2014 inline with our planned strategic growth we are looking to expand our team.

Midweight Front End Developer

We are looking for experienced Front End Developers to join the current RetroFuzz team in the creation of industry leading digital products. You'll be working closely with both our design and development teams creating and nurturing experiences for websites and apps across varying platforms for our clients in music, fashion and lifestyle.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Writing HTML5 / CSS3 / JS to create responsive, cross-browser websites
  • Making use of varying JavaScript frameworks including jQuery
  • Working from Photoshop files and creating accurate HTML / CSS code
  • Identifying and debugging code errors and browser quirk corrections
  • Creation of animation effects using JavaScript and CSS3

Required experience:

  • Commercial experience as a developer preferably within a creative agency
  • A strong awareness of emerging technology and web standards
  • Good communication skills
  • A passionate problem solver
  • An organised person who is a stickler for detail
  • Confidence and determination to see projects through to successful completion
  • Be independent, pro-active, disciplined, self-motivated, open, honest and flexible
  • Experience with frameworks such as Node, Angular and Gulp advantageous
  • Confident with GIT based version control

To apply:

If you have specific commercial experience in a similar role please email your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work examples to jobs@retrofuzz.com
Salary negotiable based on experience.

No Agencies thank you!

Midweight PHP Developer

We are looking for experienced PHP Developers to join the current RetroFuzz team in the creation of industry leading digital products. You'll be working closely with both our design and development teams creating and nurturing experiences for websites and apps across varying platforms for our clients in music, fashion and lifestyle.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with Laravel to create dynamic PHP applications
  • Designing and developing relational database systems in MySQL
  • Identifying and debugging code errors
  • Working with 3rd party APIs, such as Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, etc;
  • Provisioning and monitoring web servers for high traffic websites
  • Coding using OO and MVC principles

Required experience:

  • Commercial experience as a developer
  • A strong awareness of emerging technology and web standards
  • Good communication skills
  • A passionate problem solver
  • An organised person who is a stickler for detail
  • Confidence and determination to see projects through to successful completion
  • Be independent, pro-active, disciplined, self-motivated, open, honest and flexible
  • Computer Science degree beneficial but not required
  • Experience using PHP Frameworks such as Zend or Laravel etc
  • Confident with GIT based version control

To apply:

If you have specific commercial experience in a similar role please email your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work examples to jobs@retrofuzz.com
Salary negotiable based on experience.

No Agencies thank you!

Senior Front End Developer

We are looking for an experienced Senior Front End Developer to join the RetroFuzz Team, in the creation of industry leading digital products. You'll be working closely with both our design and development teams creating and nurturing experiences for websites and apps across varying platforms for our clients in music, fashion and lifestyle. Your role will be hands on development with the additional responsibility of setting the standards for front end code within the team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Driving and improving the efficiency and maintainability of development workflows, making use of appropriate build chain tools and best practices.
  • Setting the standard for Front End Development within the team.
  • Liaising with the management team regarding work items.
  • Writing HTML5 / CSS3 / JS to create responsive, cross-browser websites
  • Making use of varying JavaScript frameworks including jQuery
  • Working from Photoshop files and creating accurate HTML / CSS code
  • Identifying and debugging code errors and browser quirk corrections
  • Creation of animation effects using JavaScript and CSS3

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of working with GIT based version control
  • Commercial experience as a front end developer
  • Exceptionally organised person who is a stickler for detail able to work with multiple deadlines
  • A passionate problem solver
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Confidence and determination to see projects through to successful completion
  • Be independent, pro-active, disciplined, self motivated, open, honest and flexible
  • Understanding of differences in interactions across platforms
  • A strong awareness of emerging technology and web standards
  • Experience with frameworks such as Node, Angular and Gulp
  • Strong knowledge of design for multiple platforms including mobile.
  • Staying on top of the best-fit technology.

To apply:

If you have specific commercial experience in a similar role please email your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work examples to jobs@retrofuzz.com
Salary negotiable based on experience.

No Agencies thank you!

Senior PHP Developer

We are looking for an experienced Senior PHP Developer to join the RetroFuzz Team, in the creation of industry leading digital products. You'll be working closely with both our design and development teams creating and nurturing experiences for websites and apps across varying platforms for our clients in music, fashion and lifestyle. Your role will be hands on development with the additional responsibility of setting the standards for PHP and backend code within the team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Driving and improving the efficiency and maintainability of development workflows, making use of appropriate build chain tools and best practices.
  • Planning and organising the development of large scale projects based on client briefs.
  • Setting the standard for PHP Development within the team.
  • Liaising with the management team regarding work items.
  • Working with Laravel to create dynamic PHP applications
  • Designing and developing relational database systems in MySQL
  • Identifying and debugging code errors
  • Working with 3rd party APIs, such as Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, etc
  • Provisioning and monitoring web servers for high traffic websites
  • Coding using OO and MVC principles

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of working with GIT based version control
  • Commercial experience as a developer
  • Exceptionally organised person who is a stickler for detail able to work with multiple deadlines
  • A passionate problem solver
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Confidence and determination to see projects through to successful completion
  • Be independent, pro-active, disciplined, self motivated, open, honest and flexible
  • Understanding of differences in interactions across platforms
  • A strong awareness of emerging technology and web standards
  • Experience using PHP Frameworks such as Zend or Laravel etc
  • Computer Science degree beneficial but not required
  • Staying on top of the best-fit technology.

To apply:

If you have specific commercial experience in a similar role please email your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work examples to jobs@retrofuzz.com
Salary negotiable based on experience.

No Agencies thank you!

Lead Developer / Technical Lead

We are looking for a Technical Lead to join the RetroFuzz Team, in the creation of industry leading digital products. The ideal candidate will be a driven individual with a development background who will be strong technically, whilst being comfortable communicating with the wider business and have commercial acumen. While the role requires some hands on coding the main responsibility is to help manage the development team and processes within the business liaising with people from a technical and non-technical background.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and supporting a development team, overseeing product development and ensuring quality code production.
  • Driving and improving the efficiency and maintainability of development workflows, making use of appropriate build chain tools and best practices.
  • Conceptualising, planning and organising the development of large scale projects based on client briefs.
  • Liaising with the management team regarding work items.
  • Setting standards, approaches and process for the development team.
  • Directing, mentoring and guiding front end and php developers within the team.
  • Designing relational database systems in MySQL
  • Setting standards for automated testing and quality assurance.
  • Identifying and debugging code errors and browser quirk corrections
  • Working with 3rd party APIs, such as Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, etc
  • Provisioning and monitoring web servers for high traffic websites
  • Coding standards using OO and MVC principles

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of working with GIT based version control
  • Commercial experience as a developer
  • Exceptionally organised person who is a stickler for detail able to work with multiple deadlines
  • A passionate problem solver
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Confidence and determination to see projects through to successful completion
  • Be independent, pro-active, disciplined, self motivated, open, honest and flexible
  • Understanding of differences in interactions across platforms
  • A strong awareness of emerging technology and web standards
  • Knowledge and experience with PHP development advantageous
  • Staying on top of the best-fit technology.

To apply:

If you have specific commercial experience in a similar role please email your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work examples to jobs@retrofuzz.com
Salary negotiable based on experience.

No Agencies thank you!

Contact

So that’s a glimpse of us, but it’s not everything. Not even close.
Want to find out more?

+44 (0) 161 235 5350

studio@retrofuzz.com

RetroFuzz Ltd. 20 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 1EZ