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Media Production Specialist [The White House Historical Association]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 28, 1972 in job announcements |
Type Full Time
Offered By White House Historical Association
740 Jackson Place, N.W.
Washington , District of Columbia
Salary Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Deadline 10/15/2012
For More Information Name: William B. Bushong
Title: Vice President of Research and New Media
Phone: 202-737-8292
Fax: 202-789-0440
webmaster@whha.org

http://www.whitehousehistory.org

 

Key to this position is an individual’s expertise in using a wide range of hardware and equipment, including analog and digital camera and video equipment, scanning devices, and audio and video software. This employee also will be expected to have experience working with established and cutting-edge trends in software applications and their programming components, including PhotoShop, Final Cut Pro, Audition or Soundtrack Pro, with familiarity with consumer level applications like iMovie, Garage Band, and Moviemaker. Experience with digital asset management software, sophisticated scanning processes and audio-video editing is essential.

 

Duties

 

  • This position reports to the association’s Vice President of Research and New Media.
  • Works as a member of a team creating and maintaining a digital photographic archive.
  • Assists the Association’s Vice President of Research and New Media with content updates and developing web site pages.
  • Works within a team and responsible for image editing and production of high resolution scans and digital prints.
  • Fulfills external and the association’s staff internal requests, involving scanning, photographic copy work, requests for location assignments (WHHA sponsored events) architectural and product photography, and portraiture.
  • Fulfills requests for photographs, transparencies, and digital media for public and private media production, publication companies, and private citizens.
  • Assists with special projects as requested involving graphic design or photographic and videographic productions.
  • Assists the Vice President of Research and New Media with photographic research as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a digital media related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience working in the public education, museum, or public history fields with strong photographic, scanning expertise, graphic design, and videographic skills would be a plus. Competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits include life, health, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, and vacation and sick leave.

 

How to Apply

 

Send letter and resume by October 15, 2012 to: Media Production Specialist Search Committee White House Historical Association P.O. Box 27624 Washington, D.C. 20038-7624 202-789-0440 facsimileswebmaster@whha.org  No telephone calls

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