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Type Design Engineering Manager
LOS ANGELES CA 90001
Category: Publishing , Computing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-74279834

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Type Design Engineering Manager

# Type Design Engineering Manager


Job Number: 83819381

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jun. 22, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00


**Job Summary**

The Type Engineering group is responsible for the delivery of fonts used for software, hardware, marketing, and corporate needs at Apple. We are seeking an accomplished Type designer to lead the team with the design and implementation of new typefaces, evaluation and modification of existing typefaces for Mac OS. Typefaces comprise Latin and non-Latin scripts.


**Key Qualifications**

* 5+ years of professional experience in Type design and development.

* Self-motivated, critical thinking, and demonstrated creativity.

* Proven delivery track-record of high quality font typefaces.

* Obsessive about quality and attention the smallest details.

* Typographic experience applied to User Interfaces in Apps or Web.

* Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.**Description**

The Core Recognition team is looking for a candidate with exceptional experience developing modern handwriting solutions. We are seeking an engineer who will be responsible for prototyping new features, contributing to the overall design and architecture of future components and improving existing codebases. Ideal candidates must have significant experience and low-level knowledge of handwriting recognition systems. Expertise in offline and online handwriting analysis, neural networks and other statistical pattern recognition systems as well as experience managing large datasets is a plus.


**Education**

Bachelors degree in Graphics Design or equivalent. MA in Type design highly desirable.


**Additional Requirements**

Knowledge and/or expertise in languages using non-Latin scripts.

Strong technical skills: scripting/programming and Graphics technologies in Mac OS.

Knowledge of software testing techniques, methodologies, and practices.


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