Careers

Photographer

NMI (National Museum of Ireland), Dublin

Applications by: Not Disclosed

The National Museum of Ireland is seeking to hire a photographer for a 3 year fixed term contract.

As Photographer, your duties will include creating high quality digital surrogates for targeted objects in the collections, meeting specified quality characteristics, photographing museum building, exhibitions and other subjects as required, setting up and adjusting studio lighting and photographic equipment for digital capture of both 2D and 3D objects, from the very small to the very large, to meet NMI imaging standards and assignment objectives, processing and preparing finished images in accordance with NMI imaging standards, including file naming, image editing and metadata entry.

In addition, you will manage all tasks within predetermined Quality Assurance and quality control workflows, including regular quality audits and manage work formally through clear records management processes. Editing and preparing digitised images, including colour correction and image editing, for print and online use, along with assisting in the development of, and ongoing improvements to, the National Museum of Ireland’s digital capture workflows will also fall into your new role. You will also support with ad-hoc projects, marketing/communications, and administration duties when necessary.


Desirables include experience in videography/filmmaking (Documentary, Educational, & Promotional) and its associated software and hardware tools. Exposure to working on large scale digitisation projects. Experience of digital preservation principles, tool and technologies and of handling museum/library collections.

A full drivers licence and own transport is required.

With clear and relevant examples of your career achievements within a cultural environment with proficient photography, communication, and administrative skills you will be a very strong candidate for this role.


Salary: €34,292 per annum.

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