Kent, WA: Image Production Specialist, Iron Mountain

Job Opening Title:
Imaging Production Specialist (First Shift)

Name of Employer:
Iron Mountain

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Kent, WA

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Bachelors in related field & 2-4 years of relevant experience High School Diploma or Equivalent & 3-5 years of relevant experience

Years of experience required:
Bachelors in related field & 2-4 years of relevant experience High School Diploma or Equivalent & 3-5 years of relevant experience

Salary Range:

Job Opening URL:–WA–Kent–19826-Russell-Road-South/Imaging-Production-Specialist-1_J0058098

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Job Description
Job description
Position Highlights

Benefits Offered: 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, Sick-Time, Paid Federal Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits available immediately
Compensation: $21/hr
Location: 19826 Russell Rd Kent, WA 98032
Monday through Friday Shift (First Shift: 7am-3:30pm)
About the Opportunity

Iron Mountain is seeking an Imaging Technician with direct industry experience in handling and processing photographic formats, obsolete images, 2D assets, historical documents, drawings and maps. This role will take direction from the Operations 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.

Key Responsibilities

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.

Minimum Requirements

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
Preferred Requirements

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

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
Global connectivity to learn from 26,000+ teammates across 52 countries
Be part of a winning team who embrace diversity, inclusion, and our differences

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