Fontlab Ltd.

Prod­uct and Mar­ket­ing Man­ager (since 2004). Mar­ket­ing activ­i­ties, prod­uct man­age­ment and soft­ware devel­op­ment for the world’s lead­ing provider of font cre­ation soft­ware. Since Jan­u­ary 2004, I serve as prod­uct and mar­ket­ing man­ager at Font­lab Ltd., a multi­na­tional soft­ware com­pany spe­cial­iz­ing in font cre­ation soft­ware. I co-ordinate the company’s mar­ket­ing activ­i­ties and the devel­op­ment of new prod­ucts. Font­lab Ltd.’s …Read More


Typo­graphic con­sul­tant (since 2002). Open­Type font devel­op­ment, lan­guage research and mul­ti­lin­gual con­sult­ing. Lino­type GmbH is one of world’s most promi­nent font man­u­fac­tur­ers and dis­trib­u­tors. It is a sub­sidiary of Mono­type Imag­ing and is located in Bad Hom­burg, near Frank­furt (Main), Ger­many. It oper­ates world­wide and offers an exten­sive library of more 3,000 com­puter fonts, includ­ing all-time …Read More

Tiro Typeworks

Typo­graphic con­sul­tant (2001). Font pro­duc­tion, soft­ware devel­op­ment and mul­ti­lin­gual research. In 2001, I spent six months in Van­cou­ver, British Colum­bia, Canada, work­ing with Tiro Type­works. Tiro is a font devel­oper that excels in mul­ti­lin­gual type design projects. My major assign­ment was the design and devel­op­ment of an auto­mated font pro­duc­tion process for the Font­Lab type­face design envi­ron­ment using …Read More

Freelance consulting

(Since 2000). Mul­ti­lin­gual typog­ra­phy, font tech­nol­ogy, cus­tom font pro­duc­tion, CSS web­fonts, Uni­code and Open­Type con­sult­ing. World­wide clients include Adobe Sys­tems, Bit­stream Inc., Corel Corp., Émi­gré, FontShop Inter­na­tional, Lino­type GmbH, Microsoft Corp., Mono­type Imag­ing, Porchez Typo­fonderie, Under­ware, Tiro Type­works, tyPoland, and oth­ers. From Berlin, Ger­many, I work as a free­lance con­sul­tant in mul­ti­lin­gual typog­ra­phy and font tech­nol­ogy. Since …Read More


Glyph wran­gler (since 2000). Typo­graphic research, font tech­nol­ogy and mul­ti­lin­gual typog­ra­phy. MyFonts is a divi­sion of the U.S. com­pany Bistream Inc., based in Mass­a­chu­setts. It oper­ates the MyFonts web­site, which offers more than 100,000 com­puter fonts for sale to world­wide cus­tomers,  mak­ing it one of the world’s largest online font dis­trib­u­tors. My part-time engage­ment at MyFonts …Read More

Student assistant, business computing

Stu­dent assis­tant at Depart­ment of Busi­ness com­put­ing, Pro­fes­sor Dr. Karl Kurbel (1995 – 2000) Sci­en­tific research and pub­li­ca­tions, pub­li­ca­tion and web­site design, soft­ware devel­op­ment, event orga­ni­za­tion and uni­ver­sity teach­ing. Dur­ing my study of busi­ness admin­is­tra­tion and cul­tural sci­ences at the Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Viad­rina in Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many, I worked part-time as stu­dent assis­tant at the busi­ness com­put­ing depart­ment. …Read More

ffo agentur

Type direc­tor (1999 – 2001). Mag­a­zine art direc­tion and design, web­site design and devel­op­ment, cus­tom font devel­op­ment. ffo agen­tur GmbH was a design bureau based in Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many, that existed 1997 – 2005. Dur­ing my part-time activ­ity as type direc­tor between 1999 and 2001, I devel­oped some cus­tomized font fam­i­lies for use in the company’s pub­li­ca­tions, as well as designed …Read More

European University Viadrina

Web design at Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Viad­rina Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many (1998). Design of the uni­ver­sity web­site – once devel­oped, the design lasted 8 years with minor changes. In 1998, I redesigned the web­site of the Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Viad­rina Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many. The web­site was mainly in Ger­man, with shorter Eng­lish, Pol­ish, Russ­ian and French sec­tions. My ini­tial design was later fine-tuned …Read More

Diplom’ Studies in Cultural Sciences

M. A. equiv., in Frank­furt (Oder), since 1998. Major­ing in lin­guis­tics. Grad­u­a­tion on hold. Cul­tural Sci­ences (Ger­man: ‘Kul­tur­wis­senschaften’) is a four-year under­grad­u­ate pro­gram at the Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Viad­rina in Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many. It is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary social sci­ences pro­gram encom­pass­ing lin­guis­tics, his­tory, lit­er­a­ture, pol­i­tics, and soci­ol­ogy. The spe­cialty I focused on is linguistics.

Diplom’ Studies in Business Administration

M. Sc. equiv., in Frank­furt (Oder), since 1994. Major­ing in busi­ness com­put­ing, inter­na­tional man­age­ment and cor­po­rate orga­ni­za­tion and plan­ning. Grad­u­a­tion on hold. Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion (Ger­man: ‘Betrieb­swirtschaft­slehre’) is a four-year under­grad­u­ate pro­gram at the Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Viad­rina in Frank­furt (Oder), Ger­many. The pro­gram encom­passes busi­ness admin­is­tra­tion and eco­nom­ics. My spe­cial­ties in the pro­gram were: busi­ness com­put­ing (‘Wirtschaftsin­for­matik’), inter­na­tional man­age­ment …Read More