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Manager of Digital Imaging [The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 5, 1972 in job announcements |

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia seeks a Manager of Digital Imaging.  This position is responsible for providing essential support for the conservation staff through creating and managing critical conservation photographic documentation.  This position is also responsible for a wide variety of production oriented digitization projects, including  preparation of estimates, as well as oversight of aspects of digital capture for CCAHA, including advanced photo/studio equipment maintenance and calibration, basic IT and PC/Mac networking duties; software management; ordering of supplies and equipment; timely capture of before/after treatment photos; timely capture of collection digitization imagery; image processing/printing; storage and retrieval of image files; and safe and proper handling of a wide variety of valuable and fragile materials.

B.S. in photography plus professional experience in technical digital imaging is desired.  Required skills include mastery of high-end digital equipment, studio lighting, Photoshop, Bridge, PDF applications and color management. Experience with Nikon and Hasselblad interfaces, tethered shooting environments, metadata creation, archiving systems, computer and network IT are a plus.  Extreme attention to detail and sensitivity to the handling of fragile artifacts are critical.  Experience in a museum or conservation lab environment is beneficial.  Proven supervisory and communication skills.  Salary commensurate with experience.   Excellent benefits.
To Apply:

Send cover letter and résumé to Jim Hinz, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, 264 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103.

Education Level: Bachelors degree.

Posted: 09/28/2012   Expires: 10/28/2012

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