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Look At This! it's a Full-time job

Sharp Type is looking for a Type Design Studio Manager in Marin County, CA, USA.


We are looking for a Studio Manager who will wear many hats as we are a small firm. An important role for this position is managing customer relations and assisting clients with their general inquiries, and licensing needs. This person will work directly with Sharp Type founders, design teams, clients, and third-party contractors to ensure external and internal projects are delivered timely and effectively. They will also be responsible for administrative tasks, to ensure the inner workings of the foundry run as smoothly as possible. There is a creative component to this position.

Applicants must be enthusiastic and willing to learn, well-organized, and have proficient writing skills. High reading comprehension is a must as the position will require the understanding and fluency of our license agreements. Must be superb at time management & multi-tasking and have great attention to detail. Must work well with a team, be willing to learn, and have a positive mindset. This is not a graphic or type design position, but applicants must have an interest and ideally a background in the creative industry. We will provide training for this position.

Act as founder's "right hand"
Manage our general inquiries & correspond with clients
Research & provide synopses of client leads
Learn & implement our licensing strategy
Maintain and update Salesforce.com to track clients
Investigate existing clients usage & advise partners during standing meetings
Monitor and initiate general studio tasks
Project manage bespoke-client-work
Manage & maintain studio calendar & assist with team meetings
Manage and write entries on our news page and other platforms
Manage print advertising budget and schedule
Assist with marketing objectives: eblasts & social media posts
This position is remote with the possibility of on-site training and studio meet-ups

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On-site required?



It's all about the work


Brand Management, Brand Strategy, Cat Herding, Content Management, Content Strategy, Content Writing, Copywriting, Creative Strategy, Management of Teams 1-10, Management of Teams 10-20, Project Management, Technical Writing, Wrangling - Creatives

Date Posted

August 16, 2021

Managed By

Lucas Sharp


  • Dog FriendlyDog Friendly
  • Generous VacationGenerous Vacation
  • Parental LeaveParental Leave
  • Work From HomeWork From Home
  • Flexible Working HoursFlexible Working Hours
  • Medical BenefitsMedical Benefits

Fine Print


Experience working remotely
Problem-solving skills
Aesthetically minded person, with an eye for design
Able to multitask and prioritize objectives
High attention to detail
Self-motivated, and able to work independently
Strong verbal and written communication
Comprehension of legal documents

Programs to be familiar with:

Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
Gmail/Google hangouts/Calendar/Google Sheets
Microsoft Excel