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Interactive Technology Developer [Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 31, 1973 in job announcements |

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art is currently accepting resumes and applications for the new and exciting position of Interactive Technology Developer. This position will work in a team-oriented environment to create innovative technology-based exhibit experiences that will engage visitors throughout the museum. Please send resumes, 3 references and salary requirements topersonnel@eiteljorg.com or mailed to 500 W Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:                                                        Interactive Technology Developer

 

DEPARTMENT:                                                Curatorial

 

STATUS:                                                            Exempt

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:                        Director of Exhibition & Graphic Design

 

EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED:                            0

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Creates technology-based interactive experiences for museum visitors in exhibitions, galleries, educational spaces and public spaces

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in creating interactive technology experiences utilizing digital media
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Passionate about technology and its use to educate, motivate and inspire
  • Knowledge of the systems and software used in public access technology including computer, video, audio and handhelds such as IPods and touch screens
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others in the use of technology
  • A good listener; a team player; works well with a broad range of people
  • Versatile, adapts to change well, handles simultaneous projects, manages and prioritizes time, budget & other resources

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Work collaboratively with curators, educators and others to convert their knowledge, needs and concepts into interactive experiences that are compelling and educational for museum visitors; serve on exhibition planning teams and other project teams

 

  1. Generate concepts for technologies, techniques and experiences that inspire subject specialists, educators and exhibit planning teams to think in new ways; conduct research, experimentation, and evaluation of technologies with these staff members and those involved in visitor studies

 

  1. Perform production and post-production of content in-house.  Coordinate external production and editing as needed.  Create an archival storage and retrieval system for raw footage and final products.

 

  1. Install hardware and software systems for technology-based exhibit experiences, including interactive media, video and audio. Work closely with the museum’s IT and Facilities staff to integrate public interactive technologies with the museum’s networks, servers and operating systems, as well as coordinate power and wiring needs

 

  1. Seek opportunities to repurpose technology-based visitor experiences for the web. Coordinate efforts with web developer and the marketing/communications team.

 

  1. Develop and oversee a plan for maintaining and upgrading equipment and software used for visitors experiences; personally perform maintenance, coordinate outside vendors and coordinate daily maintenance with staff from other museum divisions to provide seven-day-a-week maintenance of public interactive systems

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