As a senior member of the Getty Digital Imaging Department, the Getty Digital Imaging Manager will act as one of two managers in the department, specifically supporting the Getty Research Institute. In this roll, the candidate provides expertise in the areas of digital capture hardware and software, embedded metadata, and digitization techniques and workflows, while maintaining rigorous adherence to current and developing international standards. The Getty Digital Imaging Manager will work closely with the Imaging and Digital Media Architect to ensure increased accessibility to the Getty’s vast digital media collections.
Working with their Museum counterpart, the Getty Digital Imaging Manager will ensure that all imaging workflows are working optimally to support the deployment systems developed by and for the Getty. Leveraging the complementary responsibilities between the two positions will promote consistency in media production and workflow schemes, more fully showcasing the Getty’s assets and abilities.
The Getty Digital Imaging Manager will be required to have sufficient expertise and management skills to actively and productively engage with and facilitate the success of multiple projects at once within the department and the programs it serves, and the ability to foster positive engagement around the organization. These efforts will support the unique missions of each Program and the Getty as a whole, resulting in the coherent and efficient creation of digital content throughout the Getty.
Working within the Getty Digital Imaging Department, Getty Digital Imaging Manager will oversee and support imaging projects and documenting all related workflows for all digitization processes. Getty Digital Imaging Manager will represent the Getty’s interests pertaining to digitization and related digital scholarship initiatives internally and externally enhancing the Getty’s role as a model institution and advisor.
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