The Princeton University Art Museum welcomes applications for the role of Visual Imaging Specialist, a key position involving imaging works from the collections of one of the world’s most excellent comprehensive museums in an academic setting, non-art and event photography, and all studio operations in support of Museum programming. Reporting to the Manager of Visual Resources / Photographer, the Visual Imaging Specialist will capture images of artwork in a state-of-the-art museum photography studio as well as on campus and offsite locations. The Visual Imaging Specialist will be engaged in developing and deploying a photo studio in the new Museum opening in late 2024.
About the Museum:
With a collecting history that extends back to 1755, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the leading university art museums in the country, with collections that have grown to include more than 113,000 works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Committed to advancing Princeton’s teaching and research missions, the Art Museum also serves as a gateway to the University for visitors worldwide.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, visit artmuseum.princeton.edu.
The Visual Imaging Specialist will be responsible for digital photography of works of art, managing metadata, image files, studio equipment, and other duties in support of the department. The Visual Imaging Specialist will have an understanding of or practical experience with the following: metadata standards, publication grade photography, color editing and color management, as well as computational imaging, including still digital capture, IR/UV lighting, RTI, photogrammetry, and video.
The Visual Imaging Specialist will also provide direct support for Museum programming, including off-site and on-call photography of events, visitors, and installations. This position additionally supports Museum publications by providing imaging expertise, managing imaging and data deliveries, and providing quality control and proofing service.
This position is responsible for supporting and maintaining existing workflows and processes in response to image requests both externally and within the University community; and for research and development, particularly as the photography studio prepares for the opening of a new Museum building.
University and External Scholar Support
Research and Development
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