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Type Design & Font Engineering Intern

January 14, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Do you want to experience hands-on typography design and font engineering? We are now looking for an intern to join our FontFont Type Department. If you are studying or recently graduated, and have a strong interest in typography and design, we would be delighted to hear from you.

During the internship, your main tasks and responsibilities will be:

— Testing fonts in Windows and Mac OS (e.g. producing and analyzing hard copies, using and checking the OpenType Layout features)
— Technical and visual quality testing of fonts and the font source data
— Outline corrections for font updates
— Hinting of PostScript outlines
— Developing and improving test documents
— Kerning and language area research
— Produce font overviews and showings
— Prepare, design and execute competition entries, animations, illustrations, etc.
— You will also gain an insight into the professional production of fonts at FontFont.

The position is full-time.

Length of internship: Six months, based in our Berlin office
Start date: February 1st, 2016
Language: The office language is German, you will therefore require a conversational knowledge of German.

If you’d like to apply, please send your application with a CV and examples of your work to:

Andreas Frohloff
Manager CP Font Production
Bergmannstr. 102
10961 Berlin
[email protected]