Font Applications Software Engineer_Swift

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200145631
Software Engineering position responsible for developing applications and tools for iOS and macOS Font and Text systems.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience developing Cocoa or Cocoa Touch applications
  • Proven proficiency in Swift
  • Comfortable working collaboratively on large projects
  • Aptitude for solving challenging user experience problems
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Ready to learn new technologies and new ways of doing things
  • Great attention to detail with strong values for testing and quality
  • Good communication and organizational skills


The Type engineering team is looking for a highly motivated and creative engineer to advance the Text and Font technologies in macOS and iOS. Text and Fonts are part of Apple’s DNA. We pride ourselves with delivering the best typographic experience in our user interfaces, marketing materials, and on the Web. The Type team delivers the engineering solutions to make this happen. We are always looking for ways to enable our developers and creative professionals achieve their best work on any platform. The primary responsibilities are the development of new applications and tools to deliver font technologies. You will collaborate in all aspects of development and design with a highly experienced and motivated team. Prior knowledge of font technologies is not required. Good application design and problem solving skills will be necessary to tackle challenging user experience problems.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent required

Additional Requirements

  • The following are skill sets or interests that are desirable for this position:
  • - Knowledge of Font technologies
  • - Knowledge of compression techniques
  • - Performance tuning experience
  • - Chinese, Japanese, or Korean language or script knowledge