Reporting directly to The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM)â€™s Artistic Director, and working closely with the Head of Exhibitions and Publications, and the Photography Department, the Manager of Visual Media and Technology is responsible for video documentation of FWMâ€™s day-to-day activities, installation and maintenance of audio and video components of FWMâ€™s exhibitions, production of new media artworks by artists-in-residence, and maintenance of FWMâ€™s IT infrastructure and A/V equipment inventory.
â€¢ Bachelorâ€™s degree and/or Masters’ degree in a related field, or equivalent professional experience
â€¢ An adaptable working knowledge of past, current and cutting-edge display technologies.
â€¢ Advanced knowledge of Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, and Photoshop (Motion or After Effects a plus)
â€¢ Extensive experience shooting and editing documentary video using professional camera equipment (experience with Sony XDCAM-EX cameras a plus)
â€¢ Solid technical knowledge of various video and audio equipment, including professional video projectors (DLP and LCD), monitors (plasma and broadcast), video players (flash-based and DVD), speakers, amplifiers, mixers, microphones, etc.
â€¢ Communication and time-management skills to work closely with the director, artists, studio staff, and art handlers to develop and install technical exhibits, and to coordinate and conduct on-camera interviews with the artists-in-residence
â€¢ Superb organizational skills and technical understanding for maintenance of video archive
â€¢ Position requires ability to lift and install heavy video and projection equipment
â€¢ Experience working with internationally known contemporary artists or in a gallery setting helpful but not required
â€¢ Experience with database management software helpful but not required