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Font Project Manager

Are you our "TYPE"?
Named "One of the Most Innovative Companies in Design for 2018" by Fast Company, Monotype's fonts and technologies bring brands to life through typeface design and imaging solutions that consumers identify with every day! Our product offerings include Olapic's visual marketing platform, which turns user-generated content into valuable brand advertising!
Want to learn more about who we are and what we do, visit us at www.monotype.com or www.olapic.com.
Where Are We?
Bergmannstra?e 102, 10961 Berlin, Germany
Who Do We Need?
As the project liaison the Font Project Manager analyse and summarize technical details and required demands of custom type requests. This role requires effective communication skills to handle and coordinate complex requirements between globally operating customers, sales representatives and technical specialists internally and externally. Excellent self-management capabilities combined with a clear focus to deliver on time helps to supervise a number of projects in parallel with success.
Responsibilities:
Analyse complex custom font requests from a perspective of technical needs, completeness and logical correctness. Re-check of complex requirements directly with the customer (when needed)
Plan and monitor custom font projects with defined software tools (i.e. project management software). Prepare corresponding project plans (i.e. GANTT diagrams). Coordinate ? if required ? SCRUM oriented project procedures
Coordinate custom projects to clearly communicate deadlines, spec and quality assurance needs, address open issues in a timely manner with the corresponding contact partners
Capture all required technical requirements/data for statements of work (SOW).
Prepare and maintain statistics as well as project documentation or specifications as required
Help us to continuously develop internal font project management methods, processes and documents. Sporadic travel needs. Substitution of the font project manager EMEA (operating from London)
Requirements:
Extensive previous project management experience of digital assets or software products ? combined with the handling of a modern project management software tool
Good user knowledge of current Microsoft and Apple operating systems, comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint on a professional level
Extended experience of standard graphic design software applications like Adobe InDesign is preferred. Advanced-level font technology know-how (Unicode, OpenType features) is a plus
Demonstrable experience of successful handling of complex software or digital data oriented projects in an international environment
Proven certified project management qualification (SCRUM Master, PMP, CPMP, etc.) is a clear plus
Experience with Enterprise customer communication and handling of complex requirements in an efficient way
Experienced team worker with a friendly, customer focused behaviour
Fluency in verbal and written German and English language skills is a must
CONFIDENTIAL
Monotype Ltd is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policy for recruitment is designed to ensure that all potential candidates, both from within the Company and externally, do not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
DISCLAIMER
As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, you have not been progressed to the next stage of the recruitment process.



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