Digital Transitions is a small dynamic company with offices in NYC, LA, and DC. We provide hardware, software, and services to clients in two primary domains: photography (where we sell cameras and related accessories), and digitization at museums, libraries, public archives, and corporate archives (where we sell hardware, software, and services). We are a person-focused organization, which embraces a long-term-sustainable work-life balance in which after-hours emails are extremely rare, and vacation time is actually taken and respected. Our positive work environment, strong management, and amazing clients have led to consistent growth, high talent retention, and market success over our 20-year history.
Digital Transitions is currently hiring for positions within our service teams. Please continue reading to learn more about these positions and apply via the links.
Digitization Solutions Specialist (Technical)
As the Digitization Solutions Specialist (Technical) for Digital Transitions, you will be responsible for offering professional one-on-one technical consultation to our clients during the sales process and installation and training services post-sale for imaging solutions within the heritage market. This position focuses on utilizing Digital Transitions’ hardware and software products to provide creative workflow solutions based on the clients’ needs. The additional responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, equipment testing, email and phone support, and technical sales support. This position is public-facing. We are looking for someone who can think critically and can communicate technical photographic information to various stakeholders who have different knowledge levels. We are looking for a team-oriented person willing to grow with the department and our company.
East Coast Project Manager
The East Coast Project Manager oversees the digitization workflow of current and prospective offsite projects as well as projects in the Chantilly Office. This role is client-facing and requires the ability to manage an imaging production team, which includes: communicating with clients and account managers, monitoring project progress, setting deadlines, evaluating project performance, defining project goals, and seeing projects through to completion.
Imaging System Support Specialist
As the Technical Support Specialist for Digital Transitions, you will be responsible for providing troubleshooting steps and solutions to the commercial photography and digital imaging heritage market. This position focuses on utilizing Digital Transitions’ hardware and software products to offer creative workflow solutions based on the clients’ needs. The additional responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, equipment testing, email and phone support, and technical sales support.
This position is public-facing. We are looking for someone who can think critically and resolve issues with an analytical approach. We are looking for a team-oriented person willing to grow with the department and our company.
The Collections Photographer is responsible for the imaging of specimens and artifacts, and quality control of digital images for a variety of cultural heritage clients.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Operates Digital Transitions digital copy camera systems, the collections photographer will be primarily responsible for imaging heritage materials and 3-D objects
- Utilize target validation tools to ensure archival and preservation-grade digital images
- Performs quality control and reviews image files using CaptureOne software
- Organizes files on MacOS computers and updates progress tracking and production reports daily
- Collaborates with colleagues to improve efficiency while maintaining high quality standards
- Safely handle collection items throughout the digitization process
- Communicates with Project Manager about imaging requests, send results for feedback and approval, make adjustments as needed and upload final results to cloud-based server or hard drive
- Track throughput and align with production expectations throughout the project
- Other duties as assigned
The Object Handler is primarily responsible for the preparation and handling of specimens and artifacts for a large-scale digitization project at a client’s facility in Washington DC. The successful candidate will be a punctual and reliable employee. Students who are pursuing cultural heritage careers and are looking for experience in a real-world cultural collections environment are encouraged to apply.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Pulling specimens and artifacts from collections storage
- Prepare the specimens and artifacts for photography, including conservation handling and item staging
- Work with the collections photographer to create digital surrogates of archival objects
- Provide quality control assistance for digital surrogates as necessary
- Track and maintain pace of prepared objects with production rate of the Digital Imaging Specialist
- Maintain and track organization of materials using established workflow
- Communicate with the Collections Photographer throughout the production process
- Communicate with Project Manager about production goals and needs
- Meet production expectations throughout the project