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Digital Imaging and Photography Manager

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Woodman Family Foundation
New York, NY, USA


Digitization and Image Management

  • Color-correct, print match, retouch, silhouette, and re-size digital images of artwork and archival assets.
  • Supervise scanning and printing of artworks at imaging labs, including coordinating schedules, managing deliveries, and being present onsite to review and approve exhibition prints.
  • Schedule and provide in-person supervision of photography of artworks, including sculpture, paintings, and photographs, to meet Foundation image standards.
  • Develop and implement a system for file naming and organizing, managing metadata, and archiving of digital image files. Integrate pre-existing image files into that system.
  • Collect, process, and quality-control incoming digital images of artwork and exhibition installations from external sources such as galleries and museums.
  • In-house scanning of a variety of analog materials.
Image Coordination and Communication

  • Work directly with publishers and designers, review proofs for book projects, and provide feedback and final approval remotely and on-press as needed.
  • Liaise with Foundation staff and external partners including galleries, museums, editors, and book publishers to fulfill requests for high-resolution images, providing appropriate image file specs for press, promotional, presentation, and publication needs.
  • Manage invoices, expenses, and accounts with photographers, vendors, galleries, and museums.

  • Minimum of 5 years related experience performing and managing photography and digital imaging functions with a gallery, museum, publisher, artist endowed foundation, auction house, photographer’s studio, or fine art printing studio.
  • Advanced proficiency in Photoshop, including significant understanding of color-space and color correction, retouching, silhouetting, reformatting, resizing, and preparing files for a variety of uses including offset print publications.
  • Strong visual acuity and color sensibility in approving images to exacting standards.
  • Experience proofing images for catalogues, books, or other print-based publishing.
  • Knowledge of digital asset management standards and best practices including file-naming, metadata, and file formats.
  • Proficiency with Mac-based computer systems, Word, Excel, Adobe Suite, Google Suite, and FileMaker Pro or similar databases.
  • A developed understanding of a variety of visual art media including black and white analog photography, painting, and sculpture.

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Employer: Woodman Family Foundation
Location: New York, NY, USA
Posted Date: 06/05/2024
Expiry Date: 06/09/2024
Type: Full-Time
Categories: DAM Manager / User, Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist
Ref: DN-JB-1793
Added by: Celia Le
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