Project Photographer

Minneapolis, MN

The Project Photographer provides high-volume photographic services of works on paper and artist book collections adhering to museum industry standards. This individual will work collaboratively with the project team to capture images of over 6,000 collection pieces in a 12-month period, in order to document collection works and to provide collection access through inclusion of images on the Walker website and print publications.  The Project Photographer will work closely with the Senior Project Photography on set creation and quality control.  The position will maintain a detailed ledger recording photographed works and create accurately labeled files, RAW, and TIFFs, before transferring to Visual Resources for cataloguing.  The individual will work collaboratively with the project team to capture images of over 6,000 collection pieces in a 12-month period.

RESPONSIBILITIES:         

  • Collection photography (90%)
  • File maintenance/record keeping (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS:            

Education - A degree in Photography, art history, studio art, or equivalent experience, preferred.

 Training/Experience – Prefer 1 to 3 years photography, and studio experience, photographic, and studio experience, including photography of 2D and 3D art.

 Equipment Should possess a working knowledge of photographic systems and equipment, including, but not limited to, digital cameras; studio lighting; MAC computers, Adobe Suite

 Attributes – Must be detail and deadline oriented, possess the ability to work cooperatively, quickly, efficiently, and independently.

The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.

The Walker Art Center requires all employees to comply with our COVID vaccination policy, which requires staff to be fully vaccinated or test every 6 days. The Walker Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and will consider request for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs possible without undue hardship.