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Digital Imaging Technician 


Job Summary

The Digital Imaging Technician will scan and ingest image files into digital repository, perform image correction as needed, and assist the Digital Imaging Manager with digital print production. This position is in the Photographic department of the Margaret Herrick Library.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create large volume of high-quality digital images and prints
  • The ability to safely handle and care for rare archival materials provided to the digital studio for scanning
  • Ingest objects into the Academy’s digital asset management system in a timely and accurate manner
  • Judge and correct digital images for color balance, contrast, tonality, and density when compared to original objects, photographic prints, or transparencies
  • Work effectively, consistently, and accurately with deadlines and rush requests
  • Track image production and workflow
  • Consistently and accurately name image files
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of four years in-depth experience with digital imaging technologies.
  • Advanced skills with high-end Apple Macintosh computer platform and Mac OS
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and other processing software applications to capture, manipulate, save, and print images
  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous tasks: batch scanning, ingesting, documentation, and printing
  • Solid understanding of file-management systems and databases
  • Familiarity with a variety of photographic media and processes. Photography skills and tradition darkroom experience helpful
  • Good knowledge of American film history helpful
  • Able to meet challenging deadlines and work within complex workflows and schedules
  • Ability to work accurately and independently in a busy environment
  • Ability to meet numerous deadlines; able to take direction
  • Have excellent organization skills and attention to details
  • Able to sit at a computer for up to 8 hours a day
  • Pass aptitude test relating to basic Adobe Photoshop techniques


If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case-by-case basis.

The expected base hourly wage range for this role is $24.04 to $26.00. The actual base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and other factors permitted by law. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.




Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Digital Imaging Technician  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/13/2022  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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