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To manage all aspects of image creation in the Center’s photography studio, including reformatting of analog materials to digital format, operation and maintenance of software and hardware, creation of digital imaging workflows, and record keeping and documentation.
Assesses reformatting needs and performs reformatting of two-and three-dimensional library, archival, and museum materials such as books, manuscripts, works of art on paper, and costumes using digital cameras and other document capture equipment, including the BC100 and RGC180. Advises on best arrangement of materials to be photographed or angle of shots to produce desired results. Handles fragile and rare collection materials under established best practices. Ensures quality control of digital images. Performs color correction and image enhancement for digital images; monitors, calibrates, and adjusts settings on hardware and software tools as needed; processes and prepares digital files for archiving, printing, and access. Works with the Digital Projects Librarian and/or other staff to create, revise, and align production workflows; creates and maintains documentation. Maintains hardware and software; troubleshoots hardware and software; provides technical support. Provides photography support for the Center’s internal activities, including public affairs, publications, and exhibitions programs. Trains, supervises, and reviews work of student staff in the Studio. Consults and serves as a resource for staff on issues of digitization and the use of imaging hardware and software, as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Other related functions as assigned.
High school graduation or GED and three years of work experience. Demonstrated experience with digital photography and digital reformatting. Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree. Experience working in, or management of, a professional photography studio or digitization lab. Advanced knowledge of digital imaging software and hardware. Familiarity with Macintosh operating system. Familiarity with Capture One and Adobe Photoshop. Familiarity with handling fragile library, archival, and museum materials. Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving
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