Digital Imaging Specialist

Job Family
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Workplace Type
Hybrid/Partially Remote
Hiring Pay Scale
$25.67 - $32.09 Hourly
Commensurate with experience and internal equity
Getty Digital - 1235-Center Imaging Studio
Requisition Number
ERRP Eligible

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Job Summary

Getty is currently accepting applications for a Digital Imaging Specialist with good postproduction skills. The role, reporting to the Manager of the Museum Center Studios in Getty’s Digital Imaging Department, will perform post-processing of image files to existing standards and ensure that digital assets are appropriately organized for imaging initiatives. The position will stay current with emerging trends, equipment, and standards and engage with the cultural heritage imaging community to learn about developments in the field.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Sets up and maintains imaging workstations, including calibrating monitors and printers.
  • Follows established imaging practices, adapts precedents.
  • Performs physical assessments, movement tracking and management of collection materials within studio spaces.
  • Performs post-processing tasks of moderate complexity including file preparation, color correction, masking, layering, and cropping.
  • Performs quality assurance, processing, and batch ingestion of digital files.
  • Prepares and organizes digital files for ingest into digital repositories or delivery to other destinations utilizing file naming and tracking protocols.
  • May produce prints or facsimiles for exhibition or publication purposes, monitors quality control.
  • Keeps accurate technical and workflow documentation.
  • Works in partnership with internal and external stakeholders on content production.


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


All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of SLR camera equipment, medium and large format cameras, Phase One Digital Back and Capture One experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of studio lighting equipment and light-modifying techniques.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop and other imaging manipulation software.
  • Knowledge of color theory and digital imaging practice, standards, and workflows.
  • Ability to handle art objects and fragile materials. 
  • Highly productive and able to work in partnership in a team and self-sufficient workflow environmentSkilled in articulating ideas, clearly communicates creative concepts and technical processes.

Benefits and Perks

Here are just some examples that Getty offers/provides for full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage, starting on date of hire. Getty pays 75%-95% of the premium, depending on the plan selected.
  • 403(b) Employee Investment retirement plan – with up to 5% Getty Match
  • Getty contribution of 6%, on behalf of employee, to 401(a) retirement account
  • Educational Assistance and professional development
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Many positions have bi-weekly Off-Fridays
  • On-Site Fitness Center at Getty Center
  • Community service opportunities

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits and long list of perks, go to Getty HR.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.