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Monotype Overview

Woburn, MA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public (TYPE)
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Wherever brands and customers meet, you'll find Monotype.
Our design, technologies and expertise drive powerful, authentic forms of brand expression and deliver content to pages and screens the world over.

Mission: To deliver the design, technologies and expertise
that let brands build authentic, memorable
experiences at every customer touch point.

Company Updates

  • A new and compassionate approach to IP protection

  • "Ambiguous, fluid states are perfection. Utopia comes not from just changing the world, but also from changing the way we see the world.” Charles Nix of the Monotype Studio discusses his most recent release, Ambiguity. #StatesOfAmbiguity #monotypestudio


    Ambiguity font family is designed to effectively express a range of attitudes and beliefs. Consisting of 70 fonts in six distinct weights the family merges traditional concepts with inverse proportions creating an exciting tool for tweaking text and modifying meaning.

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Monotype – Why Work With Us?

Monotype is full of extremely talented, friendly and fun people. Meet a few that make Monotype such a great place to work.

Meet the Monotype Band


Mackenzie P, Product Manager

John S, Director

Devin Garvey, Sr. Marketing Analyst

Paige Tobin, Talent Acquisition Partner

Jen Jordan, Business Development Representative

We’re 700+ people in 15 cities around the world, dedicated to empowering creative minds to build and express authentic brands through design, technology, and expertise. We’re fired up about what those three things can achieve when they’re put together, for our clients and for society. So we work together to make that happen in inspiring ways – type designers, developers, engineers, account managers, and many others – with the freedom to act on new ideas and the opportunity to make a difference. If you can see yourself slotting in at a company with an inspiring heritage, a name for creativity, and the widest possible range of clients, we’d love to hear from you.

Monotype builds world-class design and marketing tools for brands and creative teams.

For Brands: Global or local, the best-looking brands rely on Monotype

Mosaic: An innovative font service for the enterprise

Mosaic™ puts our full library of type at your fingertips, allowing your organization to deliver on-brand messaging on any device, in any environment, virtually anywhere across the globe.

Embedded technologies: Font renderers and utilities for any screen

Create highly legible, at-a-glance experiences in any language without slowing down processing, even in the smallest, most memory-constrained devices.

Monotype AR/VR Solution: Bring your brand into new frontiers

Bring high-quality, pristine text into AR/VR experiences that's legible, localized and on brand.

Olapic: Content Strategy for the modern customer journey

From user-generated, to influencer-generated, to brand-generated content, Olapic helps brands access, manage and measure real customer images and videos in every touchpoint.

We want our people to work in spaces that are inspiring and liberating. When we refurbished our 42,000 sq ft headquarters in Woburn, Massachusetts, we wanted the design to mirror our brand and reflect our commitment to design and typographic innovation.

Our new work spaces in Woburn, New York, and London celebrate the ‘glyph as hero’, with letterforms abstracted through entrances and lobbies, along corridors, and embedded into flooring. We’ve maximized the open floor plan to enable the kind of collaboration and co-creation that Monotype employees enjoy. 



Monotype Worldwide 

From N 40°44' / W 73°59' to N 28°34' / E 77°19'

USA/Woburn (HQ)

USA/New York


USA/San Francisco

USA/Los Angeles


GERMANY/Bad Homburg







We offer competitive Benefits package Globally. On top of these amazing benefits we offer a variety of additonal benefits designed to meet the needs of each office.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Leadership Development Programs
  • 401(k) with Company Match (or international equivalent)
  • Stock grants/options
  • Commuter Benefits (Mass Transit, Parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (offered in all countries, time off/pay varies based on law)
  • Paid Paternity Leave (offered in all countries, time off/pay varies based on law)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance*
  • Pet Insurance Discounts*
  • Weekly fresh fruit delivery and complimentary beverages*
  • Monthly happy hours*
  • Complimentary gym on site*
  • Critical & Accident Insurance*
  • Health Advocate*

Varies by Location***

Monotype Reviews

  • "Great company , Good place to grow and learn more in your career"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    I have been working at Monotype full-time (More than a year)


    Good work-life balance, easy communication with senior management and great opportunity to grow. Friendly, supportive and helpful team members and management. Amazin benefits and events. Flexible working hours and work from home add an extra edge to the flexibility.


    Compensation, Raise and Bonuses are low as per the cost of living and pay in the "Boston area".

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Monotype Photos

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Monotype photo of: Pride Celebration in Cordoba
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Monotype photo of: Go Cubs!
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Monotype Interviews



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Getting an Interview




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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I started with a phone interview with the recruiter which lasted about a half-hour. Then they invited me in for an in-person interview with the hiring manager which went great. A week later I was invited back to meet with 4 other people I'd be working with or supervised with. I was told I would know either way within a week of that last interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me how you would develop a strategy to generate the greatest revenue.   Answer Question
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Monotype Awards & Accolades

  • The World's Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2018

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