Intern

Intern

Fixed Term | Berlin, Germany

Fixed Term | Berlin, Germany

 Listed 05.06.19

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 05.06.19

Role:

Role:

Alphabet regularly offers paid internships for the duration of 6 months at their Berlin office. If you are currently studying or have just graduated with a focus on type, typography, and design, we would love to hear from you.

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

+ Test source data and font files
+ Perform outline corrections and character set expansions
+ Research languages, unicode data and other standards
+ Contribute to our type technology knowledge database
+ Reflect on existing quality assurance workflows
+ Design font overviews and comparisons
+ Define and work on a personal project

 

Alphabet regularly offers paid internships for the duration of 6 months at their Berlin office. If you are currently studying or have just graduated with a focus on type, typography, and design, we would love to hear from you.

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

+ Test source data and font files
+ Perform outline corrections and character set expansions
+ Research languages, unicode data and other standards
+ Contribute to our type technology knowledge database
+ Reflect on existing quality assurance workflows
+ Design font overviews and comparisons
+ Define and work on a personal project

 

Details:

Details:

About Alphabet:

At Alphabet, knowledge transfer is key. We strive to keep our expertise accessible and cultivate a climate of openness and exchange by offering paid internships with type & technology at their core. Alphabet aims to enable current students and recent graduates to step into our field of work. Together, we provide a focus on the technological challenges relating to present and future font engineering techniques and production workflows.

More about the program:

Joining our team of font technicians, designers, and programmers, you gain thorough insight into our daily engineering workflow, the inner workings of our custom tools, and our professional production practices. Regular workshops and individual sessions help you get your way around the contemporary tool landscape, expand your technical expertise, and improve your python scripting skills.
We particularly encourage members of underrepresented groups in font technology and type design to apply. Conversational knowledge of German is appreciated but not mandatory.

The internship starts on August 1st.
Applications will be accepted until June 17th.

To apply:

Please send your CV and portfolio showing relevant work to: [email protected]

Please also use this address to contact us if you have any questions.

About Alphabet:

At Alphabet, knowledge transfer is key. We strive to keep our expertise accessible and cultivate a climate of openness and exchange by offering paid internships with type & technology at their core. Alphabet aims to enable current students and recent graduates to step into our field of work. Together, we provide a focus on the technological challenges relating to present and future font engineering techniques and production workflows.

More about the program:

Joining our team of font technicians, designers, and programmers, you gain thorough insight into our daily engineering workflow, the inner workings of our custom tools, and our professional production practices. Regular workshops and individual sessions help you get your way around the contemporary tool landscape, expand your technical expertise, and improve your python scripting skills.
We particularly encourage members of underrepresented groups in font technology and type design to apply. Conversational knowledge of German is appreciated but not mandatory.

The internship starts on August 1st.
Applications will be accepted until June 17th.

To apply:

Please send your CV and portfolio showing relevant work to: [email protected]

Please also use this address to contact us if you have any questions.

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