This position is a 1 year, limited-term position reporting to the Lead Photographer of Digital Services. The Imaging Technician will work collaboratively toward the realization of the large-scale project to digitize significant portions of the Getty Research Institute's Frank Gehry Papers archival collection. The materials to be digitized will include various film formats from 35mm to 8x10 and reflective material ranging from small photographs to oversized architectural drawings with the largest portion being 35mm slides. The Imaging Technician will perform digital imaging tasks in support of departmental workflows and job completion including: color correction, file preparation, fulfillment, and creation of digital media and QC of completed work. Position requires great attention to detail, comfort performing repetitive tasks, ability to perform high standard production level digital photography and meet daily production targets. The position also requires ability to keep accurate technical and workflow documentation, ability to work independently, excellent communication skills and success working on collaborative projects.
Experience digitizing film and reflective material
Experience handling film and fragile archival collections