Iron Mountain Photographer/Imaging Technician in Kent, Washington
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.
Imaging Technician - Second Shift: 4-12:30
About the Opportunity
Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES) is seeking an Imaging Technician with direct industry experience in handling and processing photographic formats, obsolete images and 2D assets. This role will take direction from the Studio Manager and work closely with the imaging and project management team to successfully complete client requests up through delivery. The role requires a fundamental understanding of image file formats and the tools used for manipulation/conversions of assets into digital files.
Image asset migration (digitization), restoration, remediation, and reformat in the digital studio space
Research – format and metadata identification/verification
Assignment management, work logs, asset tracking, chain of custody, archival engineer reports for all asset production work
Troubleshoot, calibrate, and general maintenance/upkeep of existing equipment
Recommend and test new and used equipment (hardware and software) including software version, driver, and firmware update management
Functional Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Job requires a fundamental understanding of current and obsolete image and photographic formats and processes. Strong team and interpersonal skills are required in addition to technical and business expertise.
Familiarity with historic analog and digital photographic media formats including, but not limited to: negatives, positives, transparencies, glass plate, slide, and poster
Working knowledge of MAC/PC including but not limited to: Capture One CH, Photoshop, Photomechanical, Adobe Acrobat
Working knowledge of current FADGI guidelines
Familiarity with rich media archive organization, inventory, and tracking
Detailed Archival and Work Log generation – detailed asset tracking of all production work and metadata
Familiarity with secure electronic and physical file delivery systems
Familiarity with restoration, remediation, stabilization of 2D Assets. Able to identify deterioration and recommend/execute remediation for safe digitization.
Set-up and configuration of scanning equipment: Phase One capture systems, computer workstation, scanning peripherals.
Attention to detail/quality control: consistent monitor of image file quality
Excellent communication skills: written and verbal
Self-motivation and effective time management: planning, organization, and prioritization for the successful and timely completion of projects
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrates ability to learn new technologies
Ability to constructively collaborate in a results-oriented team
Job / Physical Requirements/Qualifications
Although this is primarily a technical position, there is a physical requirement to properly handle asset/media, handling (inbounding/outbound) inventory boxes, session set-up, and hardware/scanning equipment configuration.
Must be a US citizen
Bachelors in related field & 2-4 years of relevant experience
High School Diploma or Equivalent & 3-5 years of relevant experience
A Bachelor Degree or Certificate from an accredited multi-media, film, photojournalism, graphics, or database/archive management school or technical program is highly preferred but not required.
Membership and participation with local and national technical associations such as; The American Photography Archives Group (APAG), The International Center of Photography (ICP), Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), Society of American Archivists (SAA) is encouraged
2 Yrs College Preferred Experience: 4 – 7 Years
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Be part of an ever evolving global organization focused on partnering with clients to protect and activate their media archives, preserving our collective cultural heritage
Have a support system where you have a safe place to voice your opinion and share feedback
Open space to be creative, strategize, brainstorm, and plan for the future success of Iron Mountain Entertainment Services
Global connectivity to learn from 26,000+ teammates across 52 countries
Be part of a winning team who embrace diversity, inclusion, and our differences
Category: Operations Group
Iron Mountain Incorporated, founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world in approximately 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.
Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services, and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working.
Our Cores Values and Code of Ethics are our north star. They provide a solid base for how we do business and behave every day, so each one of us can experience exceptional.
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