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Digital Image Production Assistant
The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a temporary full-time Digital Image Production Assistant for a nine month period beginning in fall 2013. The Digital Image Production Assistant will assist the Digital Photographer in the creation of high resolution, high-quality digital images of the Morgan's old master and modern and contemporary drawings collections as part of a grant funded Rapid Image Capture program.
The Digital Image Production Assistant will also assist in transporting drawing boxes in and out of the imaging studio, performing image quality control, preparing and processing image files for archiving in the digital image repository, and organizing and tracking the drawings and image files. This position works directly with the Digital Photographer, and is supervised by the Imaging and Rights Manager.
- BFA or BA in photography or related field
- Proven ability to meet daily, weekly and monthly image processing quotas and deadlines
- Two years of proven working experience with digital image files
- Proven working experience with the Phase One camera system and Capture One imaging software
- Proven working experience with Photoshop, Lightroom, and the Microsoft Office
- Strong Mac and PC skills
- Strong communication, organization and problem solving skills
- Ability to work for extended periods at a computer workstation
- Ability to safely lift, move and transport drawing boxes
- Experience handling rare material desired, but not necessary
Compensation: Competitive salary
To apply: Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:
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