Production Type is hiring

25/06/2014

Production Type is a digital type foundry based in Paris, France.
We create and sell custom and retail typefaces for clients in the field of design, fashion, luxury or industry, with a record of 150+ typefaces.
We are offering two positions to join our team and contribute to the activity and development of the foundry.

Junior typeface designer
You will assist in the development of typeface families: design prototyping, character set extension, font family extension.
You are rigorous and well organized. You care for detail and finish, you can work under guidance in a team and you have good communication skills.
You have:
- Working knowledge of vector drawing and font editing software. Robofont and UFO-based workflow is a requisite.
- Knowledge of 2 or more of the following languages: French, English, German, Python.
- Optional knowledge of programming languages such as Grep, JavaScript, Perl, Processing, XML, HTML+CSS.
- Profile: graduate from one of the following schools or equivalent: Type]Media, EsadType Amiens, MATD Reading, Type@Cooper, Ecole Estienne.
This is a full-time position at our Paris area offices.
Send a short letter and a link to your portfolio to jobs@productiontype.com

Font technician
You will be responsible for maintaining the high level of technical quality in the foundry's workflow and shipping products. You will be in charge of the manufacturing process of font software and the mastering of final font files for the foundry's custom or retail projects.
You have:
- Knowledge of font file formats, font mastering & font family building, QA process, UFO-based workflow, PS hinting.
- Knowledge of Grep & Python is a must, TT hinting is a plus.
- Optional knowledge of programming languages such as JavaScript, Perl, XML, HTML+CSS.
- Profile: BA in computer science or equivalent
This is a full-time position at our Paris area offices.
Send a resume and your references to jobs@productiontype.com