Project Based Consultant needed to develop database for active photography studio and archive
With studio staff and artist, provide input on design of database such as necessary fields, layout, and organization
Perform, catalog, and process digital asset management of analog and digital photography collections
Organize existing metadata from Lightroom into format that can be imported into database
Apply archival standards to organization, labeling, storage, and preservation of digital and analog photographic works
Set up a data backup system for database
With studio staff and artist, create system of best practices for interacting with digital and analog photographic works both in studio and storage
Communicate and collaborate with studio staff so they are able to use, manage, and add to database in future.
MA preferred with primary study in one of the following areas: Library Science or Photographic Preservation and Collection Management and/ or a minimum of 5 years experience working in databases/ archives at artist studio, museum or library. Photography collection experience preferred.
Candidates must possess a friendly and professional manner with excellent organizational and communication, verbal and written skills, and high attention to detail
Knowledge of archives theory and practice
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrated knowledge of metadata and best practices in archival standards and applications.
Time-line: Project for consultation expected to last for approximately four months or until previously defined benchmarks have been met
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
About Geoffrey Biddle Studio
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