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Digital Imaging Specialist

Digital Transitions
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Culver City, CA
$40,000 - $55,000 a year - Full-time

Location

Culver City, CA

Full job description

Job Description

Pixel Acuity, a leading heritage digitization company, is seeking a Digital Imaging Technician at the Culver City, Los Angeles location.

Introduction

Pixel Acuity, a division of Digital Transitions, is a small dynamic company of over 36 employees with offices in NYC, LA, and DC. Pixel Acuity provides photo imaging services to clients in the heritage space including, but not exclusive to, museums, libraries, public archives, and corporate archives. Like our parent company, which is world-renowned for providing best in class imaging solutions to the Heritage and other photographic markets, we hold ourselves to a very high standard. We are a person-focused organization, which embraces a long-term, sustainable work-life balance. Our positive work environment, strong management, and amazing clients have led to consistent growth, high talent retention, and market success.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BFA in photography, imaging, or related field, and/or or equivalent related work experience.
  • Experience with heritage materials including, but not limited to, bound and unbound manuscripts, photographic prints, fine and decorative art, 3D object artifacts, and still film positive and negative items.
  • Expertise with post-production, color management, and profiling software applications (Capture One, Adobe Creative Suite, BasICColor)
  • Expert knowledge of ColorSync and digital color management, creating custom profiles, reading calibration targets, and RAW imaging processing
  • Knowledge of non-destructive editing, current imaging and heritage technologies, standards, and best practices (FADGI, Metamorfoze, relevant ISO standards)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Using Phase One digital copy camera systems as well as digital medium format cameras, the Digital Imaging Technician will primarily be responsible for imaging heritage materials and utilizing target validation tools to ensure archival and preservation-grade digital images.
  • The successful candidate will perform post-capture editing adjustments and processing, such as complex file stitching for oversize materials and creating sole variants for object and content reproduction of film, and review image files using Capture One software and other applications.
  • Digital Imaging Technician will be skilled in organizing files on MacOS computers and updating progress tracking and production reports daily.
  • Continually gaining knowledge to master advanced Capture One concepts, scripting, and capture technologies and to troubleshoot Phase One and Digital Transitions hardware.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to improve efficiency while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Assisting with Digital Transitions: Photo division with rental and sales services
  • Other Duties as assigned

Supervision

The Digital Imaging Technician will directly report to the Project Manager and will work both independently and collaboratively depending on projects. Imaging instructions and digitization standards will vary from project to project, requiring the successful candidate to be flexible within the workflow processes. The work of a Digital Imaging Technician requires close attention to detail and closely following imaging instructions for each project. Additional training on technical and specific tasks for this position will be provided on-site.

Compensation and Benefits

  • We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits package:

Physical Requirements:

Able to lift 50 pounds

Able to work in front of a computer around 6 hours per day

Able to walk up and down one flight of stairs multiple times per day

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Culver City, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person