The Museum is seeking a studio photographer with exceptional digital retouching skills and a minimum of 2 years of experience in art object/fashion photography, studio/on location lighting and medium format digital cameras. The Museum Photographer will be involved in a dynamic, creative environment and must be able to effectively coordinate a range of high volume projects. Experience in styling on or off figure fashion, portraiture and installation/architecture photography is a plus. The candidate must have strong communication skills, be extremely organized, be a proactive problem solver, be very detail oriented, and work well with others.
The photographer’s primary responsibility is the photographic documentation, digital post-production, and digital archiving of original works of art in the museum’s Costume and Textiles, and Prints, Drawings and Photography collections. Additional duties may include photographing exhibitions/installations and related events, occasional portrait work, and the maintenance of the studio and its related photography equipment.
We are seeking self-motivated candidates with a positive attitude and proven ability to deliver results while working independently. Qualified candidates with have a degree in photography and a minimum of 2 years professional photography experience in museum/auction house, high-end object, fashion or studio photography. Must have advanced knowledge of all aspects of studio lighting, digital camera equipment, Photoshop, Capture One and Lightroom. Must have exceptional Photoshop/digital retouching skills and a desire to stay abreast of changing technology. Must be proficient with color management and closed system calibration of monitors, cameras and all other related studio equipment. Requires the ability to properly handle original works of art. Position requires someone who can maintain a high level of image quality while delivering images in a timely manner. Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds, carrying equipment, climbing ladders, and standing/sitting for extended periods of time.
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