IMLS Digital Image Processing Specialist (7397U) BAMPFA 11072
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 9, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA has developed an international reputation for its active and ambitious exhibition programs, as well as for the quality of its art and film collections and research resources. BAMPFA is an institution with a stellar history and an exciting future. For more information, visit our website bampfa.org.
BAMPFA has been awarded a major grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to digitize public domain artworks in the Museum's collection. The Digital Image Processing Specialist is a 50% part-time contract position that will process new digital images of artworks.
Maintains accurate color management and ensures fidelity of images using CaptureOne.
Creates multiple versions of images.
Crops images and performs quality control.
Troubleshoots and solves complex technical problems associated with imaging and color management.
Creates or verifies filenames and adds accurate descriptive and administrative metadata.
Refines images for publication and presentation as needed by standardizing borders, silhouetting, and using other techniques. Collaborates with project staff to help determine best practices, benchmarks, and project workflows.
Experience with digital photography and related professional imaging and processing work in an art museum environment, OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Proficiency in CaptureOne including color and tonal correction, masking and compositing, layers, paths, actions, and non-destructive workflow.
Familiarity with relational database software. Familiarity with digital asset management systems and procedures.
Familiarity with file transfer methods such as FTP.
Attention to detail and accuracy and outstanding organizational skills -Extremely high visual acuity and color perception.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Familiarity with art collections practices and numbering systems.
Salary & Benefits
This is a non-exempt, biweekly paid appointment. Hourly pay is $24.14.
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a remote work position with a flexible schedule/hours.
This is a contract position at 50% FTE (20 hours/week), and contract length will correlate to the completion of the editing necessary to complete the project scope or the grant deadline in mid-2021. Whichever comes first.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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