Digital Imaging Specialist - New York University

Posted on April 15, 2019


The Digital Imaging Specialist will oversee and maintain workflows enacted for imaging projects within Digital Library Technology Services. The Digital Imaging Specialist will conduct visual and technical inspections to ensure that digital objects received from imaging vendors, partners, or produced in-house adhere to the department’s standards for preservation imaging. This person also manages rework and correction workflows from vendors and partners when the material has not been correctly digitized. They will track project completeness and provide clear communication to the Digital Content Manager to ensure that quality is maintained and all deliverables achieved according to the project’s timeline. The Digital Imaging Specialist is expected to operate autonomously, making informed independent decisions with regard to daily workload and project deliverables.

This is a fixed term role


The Digital Imaging Specialist will conduct quality control of deliveries to ensure that all digital items adhere to departments’ specifications. They will ensure that all material received from vendors and partners is securely uploaded to the departments’ preservation repository. They will report on completeness of project to necessary stakeholders, as well as report errors and oversee corrections. The Digital Imaging Specialist will also be tasked with some photography and handling of original materials.


Minimum 1-year experience with digital workflows and with quality control of hi-res digital images intended for preservation. Demonstrated understanding of the standards of hi-res digital imaging is required; basic understanding of color management and analysis of technical targets is required. Demonstrated excellence in tracking large projects using shared Google documents and complex Excel spreadsheets.


New York


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