The Getty

  • Imaging Technician

    Posted Date
    1 month ago(7/24/2019 9:07 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2019-3454
    Type
    LT Full-Time
    Position Status
    Getty Center
    Program/Department
    Trust - 1236-Digital Services
    Salaried/Hourly
    Hourly
    Targeted Hiring Range
    $24.67 - $30.84 Hourly
    Salary
    Commensurate with experience and internal equity
  • Job Summary

    Photographs selections from the Getty Research Institute's rare book collections using digital equipment to support the GRI's book digitization efforts. Performs physical assessments prior to the photography of materials in a fragile or degenerating condition (experience handling rare books helpful). Images foldouts, loose plates, maps, engravings, and other associated material. Performs digital imaging tasks in support of departmental workflows and job completion including: color correction, file preparation, fulfillment, and creation of digital media. Position requires great attention to detail, comfort performing repetitive tasks and the ability to keep accurate technical and workflow documentation.

    Major Job Responsibilities

    • Applies intermediate knowledge of digital photography to produce digital photos
    • Prepares areas to be photographed and configures computer resources
    • Organizes digital files, file naming, and tracking
    • Performs general digital imaging tasks including: capture, color correction, file preparation, and staging for ingest into digital repositories
    • Transfer files to staging servers and may assist with server-based workflows

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in photography and/or equivalent experience
    • 2-5 years experience in digital photography services