The Noguchi Museum seeks an experienced Digital Content Production Assistant (Part-Time) to support the Communications and Archives departments. The position will be primarily based on-site at The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens, approximately 15-20 hours/week. Some remote work is also possible.
This position reports to the Digital Communications and Graphic Design Manager and Museum Archivist, and is initially focused on content production, data uploads, and digital imaging for the Museum’s forthcoming new websites and collections database currently in development. Expertise in digital image corrections in Photoshop, preparing assets for the web, and experience using content management systems (ex. Wordpress, Collective Access) are essential.
Prepare image assets for web: color correction, cropping, spot retouching, using non-destructive editing process and acute sensitivity to detail
Batch upload and add metadata to digital assets
Edit content and build articles in Wordpress CMS (basic HTML skills strongly preferred)
Organize digital asset folder systems as needed
Assist with other digital content creation as needed, ex. email newsletters, evites, social media
Expertise in Adobe Photoshop and preparing images for web
At least 2–3 years of graphic design, digital production, and/or digital archives experience in a comparable environment
Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Strong research skills
An impeccable work ethic and ability to work efficiently
Possess accuracy, attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and follow-through
Team player with a collaborative ethos
HTML/CSS skills strongly preferred
Interests in Isamu Noguchi, design, and digital storytelling strongly preferred
The position is part-time and located in The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens. Work is typically performed in an office environment; prolonged periods of sitting, use of computers and standard office equipment required to accomplish work objectives. The hourly wage is $20/hour, approximately 15-20 hours and not to exceed 29 hours weekly. Business hours are 5 days a week, 9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday.