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Digital Image Archivist

MoMA
Responsibilities:

Checks image quality and updates metadata, formatting, and file naming.Integrates information from various sources and databases.
Assists other departments to ingest Museum assets; communicates any inconsistencies or issues.
Maintains documentation and staff training materials for proper digital asset management (DAM) usage and workflows.
Provides support, training, and assistance to Museum staff on effective usage of DAM.
Digitizes archival documents.
Updates existing images through retouching, color correction, cropping and image rotating, etc.
Performs advanced asset searches and tagging of artworks.
Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above.

Requirements:

Bachelor of arts or bachelor of science in imaging, imaging science, or library science.
One to three years previous experience with DAM systems in a museum or library environment (experience may include internships).
Experience with DAM taxonomy and metadata.
Previous experience digitizing materials for preservation.
Proficient on Mac and PC platforms.
Very high level of organizational and communication skills.
Experience with database management, including creating organizational file structures, advanced searches, and batch processes.
Experience with TMS, NetXposure a plus.Knowledge of modern art history.
Understanding of how museums are organized and how they document their collections.
Knowledge and understanding of digital image file parameters, including bit depth, color profiles, resolution, compression, image size, and formats.
Ability to digitize archival paper documents, including safe handling for reproduction.
Excellent Photoshop skills.
Bridge and Google office app skills.
Ability to learn new software.
Solid analytic skills to improve processes.
Effective working both independently and as part of a team.

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