Krista Connerly on Mon, 16 Apr 2007 14:53:00 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Job: Studio Manager Digital Media and Photo

Title: Job: Studio Manager Digital Media and Photo
Studio Manager of Digital Media and Photography
Anderson Ranch Art Center
The digital media and photo program at Anderson Ranch is seeking a year round studio manager to begin sometime in May.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, located 10 miles outside of Aspen Colorado, is an artists' community offering workshops and residencies. The newly expanded digital media program offers classes in video, digital imaging, animation, interactive media, and physical computing. Summer workshop faculty are professionals in their field and include nationally and internationally renowned artists. Residencies are also available for emerging artists wishing to experiment and establish new directions of growth in their work.

The studio manager works closely with the program director and is responsible for overseeing and maintaining of the day-to-day operations of the digital and darkroom facilities. This includes trouble-shooting equipment, ordering supplies, hardware and software maintenance, color calibration keeping the area neat and orderly, and making recommendations regarding hardware and software. In addition they provide technical and educational assistance to residents, visiting artists, and summer faculty and students.
Summer Workshop Program:
The studio manager assists with summer workshops, working with the program director to fulfill workshop supply lists and to otherwise help coordinate 25-30 workshops a summer. The studio manager helps coordinate the activities of 3 interns as the team addresses the day-to-day needs of the summer workshops, providing assistance to faculty and students, and turning over classrooms for next workshop.
Winter Residency Program:
In the winter, the studio manager oversees facilities and equipment, and is responsible for ordering materials and supplies for the residency program. They coordinate with program director on program needs, spend one afternoon per week providing residents with technical assistance and assist PD in research.
Reports to the Program Director of Digital Media and Photography.
The schedule is approx 60 hours per week from mid May - September
20 hours per week from October - mid May
Studio Managers are given studio space to work in winter.
Compensation is Food, Housing and 850 a month.
Minimum Qualifications:
An understanding of digital media and photographic practices necessary with technical expertise in the following areas:
·      Experience in computer maintenance (Macintosh platform OS X)
·      Knowledge of different software packages: Adobe Creative Suite (emphasis on Photoshop CS2), Macromedia Studio (emphasis on Flash), and Final Cut Studio Pro.
·      Experience with Adobe After Effects, Apple iLife, Max/MSP, Jitter, DP, and/or Processing a plus.
·      Experience in Photography and Darkroom/Alternative processes a plus
·      Ability to take initiative and seek/accept guidance and supervision as needed.
·      Ability to establish work priorities, respond to unanticipated needs, and work under pressure.
·       Orderly, able to organize and handle multiple tasks at one time.
·       Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others.
·       Ability to work in a team.
·       Good character, integrity, and adaptability
·       Enthusiasm, sense of humor, and patience.
To apply: Send resume, cover letter, contact info for 3 references and if applicable – examples of personal creative work to Program Director Krista Connerly. You may apply by mail or e-mail. Interviews in late April/early May.
e-mail applications to
mail to:
Attn: Krista Connerly
Anderson Ranch Art Center
5263 Owl Creek Road
Anderson Ranch Art Center
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

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