Career Center

The Career Center lists imaging-related employment opportunities. Any IS&T Member may post an open position; the service is complementary. Open positions are listed for 3 months. Non-members may direct postings to dsmith@imaging.org.

Imaging Technician-The Getty Research Institute

This position is a 1 year, limited-term position reporting to the Lead Photographer of Digital Services. The Imaging Technician will work collaboratively toward the realization of the large-scale project to digitize significant portions of the Getty Research Institute's Frank Gehry Papers archival collection. The materials to be digitized  will include various film formats from 35mm to 8x10 and reflective material ranging from small photographs to oversized architectural drawings with the largest portion being 35mm slides. The Imaging Technician will perform digital imaging tasks in support of departmental workflows and job completion including: color correction, file preparation, fulfillment, and creation of digital media and QC of completed work. Position requires great attention to detail, comfort performing repetitive tasks, ability to perform high standard production level digital photography and meet daily production targets. The position also requires ability to keep accurate technical and workflow documentation, ability to work independently, excellent communication skills and success working on collaborative projects.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge of digital photography to produce direct-capture digital images from film and reflective art
  • Prepares, organizes, names and tracks very large quantities of digital files
  • Performs general digital imaging tasks including high quality, high production image capture, color and density correction, file preparation, and staging for ingest into digital repositories

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in photography and/or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years experience in digital photography services

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of digital capture, digital media and image manipulation software
  • Intermediate knowledge of digital camera equipment, medium and large format cameras and Phase One digital backs
  • Intermediate knowledge of lighting equipment and light-modifying techniques
  • Highly collaborative and productive in a team and independent workflow environment
  • Ability to articulate ideas, ie clearly communicates creative concepts and technical processes
  • Intermediate knowledge of color theory and digital imaging practice, standards and workflows
  • Ability to problem-solve and adapt creatively to produce best possible images
  • Experience digitizing film and reflective material
  • Experience handling film and fragile archival collections
  • Ability to work in both Mac and Windows environments with proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Bridge
  • Prior experience working in a museum or library preferred
  • Experience with Phase One camera systems and Capture One software preferred

We offer a first-class work environment and excellent benefits on your first day.

To apply, click on this link https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/3084/imaging-technician/job or apply online at our website www.getty.edu. EOE.

Posted 1/3/18

Chemist II

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See what chemistry can do for your career: careers.evonik.com Exploring opportunities. Growing together.

VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 100705

The term of employment is limited to months.

Location: United States : Richmond, VA

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

What we offer
You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

Provision of technical service in support of  Coating Additives products.  Planning, execution and reporting of laboratory projects as assigned by the Technical Service Manager.  Assistance in product recommendations and delivery of presentations and training to customers and distributors.  Communication with Essen laboratories on project and other technical matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provision of technical support to customers by customer visits, telephone and email.
  • Testing of products in coating and ink formulations supplied by customers.
  • Carry out laboratory projects with the aim of promoting old and new products and the development of new market areas.
  • Make technical visits with field sales force, including the presentation of products and technology.
  • Attend and deliver papers at industry trade shows and conferences.
  • Provision of technical support for production and toll manufacturing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry or scientific discipline with strong chemistry content.
  • BS with 3+ years experience in research and development or product development in the coating or ink industries. If MS degree in chemistry or similar discipline, can be 1+ years experience.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Good problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Your application
To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online.

http://www.evonik.com/careers

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Posted 11/28/17

Print Engineer

DuPont Advanced Printing (BS) (018822W-01)
Wilmington, DE

Advanced Printing is one of the five lines of business in DuPont Electronics and Imaging. Advanced Printing delivers advanced flexographic printing solutions for consumer packaging and digital printing inks for textile, commercial, home, and office applications that deliver consistent, high-quality print performance and productivity.

Electronics and Imaging.  Our science is leading the way in providing efficient energy the world needs to thrive; enabling smaller, smarter, more stylish and affordable electronic devices and eye-catching displays; and advancing leading technologies and products for the flexographic printing and package printing industry and high-quality digital inks.

Job Description
The primary responsibility of this role is to operate & troubleshoot industrial ink jet printers and related equipment to support the development of inkjet inks.

Responsibilities

  • Operate, maintain, and calibrate commercial inkjet printers, custom printing equipment, and supporting equipment such as calendars, dryers, etc.
  • Develop and implement test methods and techniques to evaluate experimental inks
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose jetting and image quality defects
  • Evaluate print quality through visual inspection and various characterization techniques
  • Profile ink sets on all media
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following site safety policies and procedures 

Job Qualifications
BS degree in electrical engineering, physics, computer science or related field

  • Knowledge of color science as applied to the evaluation of print quality is highly desirable 

Demonstrated experience operating and troubleshooting problems associated with complex electromechanical equipment

  • Experience operating and calibrating inkjet printing systems
  • Knowledge of printheads and printing technologies is highly desirable
  • Hands-on experience with electro-optical systems, optical components, and digital imaging systems is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of digital communication protocols as they apply to printer operation and control subsystems is highly desirable

Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office programs

  • Experience writing computer code, scripts, and/or macros is highly desirable
  • Experience with software programming for motion control, image capture and analysis, and/or electronic device operation. (VB, LabView, C++) is highly desirable

Strong oral and written communication skills

Motivated self-starter with good organizational skills and attention to detail

Works effectively in a team environment

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer
DuPont is an e-Verify Employer

Apply online at: http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/print-engineer-dupont-advanced-printing-bs/018822W-01/442960

Posted 11/28/17

Senior Display Scientist / Engineer

Company:  E Ink

Location:  Billerica, MA

E Ink is seeking a creative scientist or engineer to join a team making innovations in display driving methods for electrophoretic display systems. You will be primarily responsible for innovating and developing novel drive schemes to support adoption of E Ink displays in new applications. In addition, you will support new display product development through in-depth analysis of electro-optical performance. Activities include designing and executing electro-optical experiments, developing algorithms for driving E Ink displays, and performing in-depth analysis of display performance. As a key team member, you will be expected to take on challenging exploratory projects that lead to product improvement and new products in a culture of open review and critical discussion. E Ink maintains a lean team where each member has strong visibility and responsibility to meet company goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new display algorithms for novel device applications.Develop technical strategies for commercialization of display algorithms.
  • Design and execute electro-optical experiments to characterize display performance.
  • Perform statistical analysis and build mathematical models to understand electro-optical phenomena and to study behavior of display materials.
  • Investigate root causes, including data mining and full systems analysis.
  • Develop plans to achieve technical goals and to align them with corporate priorities.
  • Create and document intellectual property.

Qualifications

  • M.S. degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering, Physics, Applied Math or related field plus four to nine years of industrial experience, or Ph.D. degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering, Physics, Applied Math or related field plus two to five years of industrial experience.
  • Experience analyzing complex systems using advanced mathematical methods for solving practical problems.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following or related areas: signal processing, optimization methods, statistical and mathematical modeling, system identification
  • Experience working collaboratively with diverse teams.
  • Programming experience required: proficiency with Matlab and C/C++ beneficial.
  • Experience with electronic devices and laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, and function generators.
  • Self-directed, motivated, and hands-on personality.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, teamwork, communication, and strategic development skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Please apply on line at:
https://rew11.ultipro.com/EIN1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=945
or through our career page on www.eink.com

Posted 11/28/17

Color Scientist

Department: Color Management 
Location: Carlstadt, NJ
Supervisor: Color Physicist II

Job Summary:
The color scientist is responsible for projects in Color Research in areas of color measurement and color management technology. This position works independently on assigned and self-initiated R&D programs related to new color reproduction technologies and colorimetric characteristics of a wide range of materials. Develops new color management technologies and their applications to accomplish the long-term objectives identified in the vision of the respective product lines. The position generates information which extends the existing boundaries of basic knowledge of color reproduction in the Graphic Arts. This position develops computer models for the prediction of the color of materials from measurements of the basic optical properties of characteristics of graphic arts materials, including ink, extenders, substrates and pigments.

Accountabilities / Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain & verify the accuracy of the color-measurement instruments in the Color Research Laboratory. Contact vendors for ISO 9000 certifications.
  • Perform statistical data analysis on color measurements and material properties, assist with gage R&R studies of optical properties of inks and printing.
  • Develop mathematical and computer models of printing, inks, coatings and other pigmented materials. Apply models to color management and color matching.
  • Prepare reports and disseminate knowledge to technical groups in NAI, SIE and customers on color management and matching of packaging inks.
  • Attend technical and trade shows to assess the technology of competitors and identify potential partners for future developments.

Role-Specific Competencies /Function-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Familiar with most instruments and software for color measurement
  • Proficient in the use of software for modeling color reproduction processes including Matlab, iQC and IFS/CQS.
  • Capable of developing small applications in a modern, object oriented programming language (C++, Java, Ruby)
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Good writing , reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to work successfully with less knowledgeable development and production staff on developing specification and plans.
  • Excellent analytical / problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Adobe Creative Suite)

Key Relationships:

- Senior Color Physicist
Provide regular verbal and written project/results updates and communicate timeline/status for assigned tasks. Review algorithms and models.
- Senior Color Scientist
Support projects on computer assisted color-matching, instrument profiling.
- Color Engineer
Develop a strong working relationship in which he/she understands application of substrate and lighting on models of color reproduction.
- Director of Regional Color Matching Laboratory
Support the development and application of IFS color-matching software and proofing.
- Director of Packaging Technology
Provide direct support and guidance on issues related to color control and color management of packaging inks. Help establish and promote best practices for manufacturing and process control

Minimum Education & Experience:
Prefer Ph.D. degree in color science, color imaging or reproduction. Minimum 5 years of experience in color technology or image reproduction technology.

Human Resources Contact:
Corinne Baines (201) 935-4500 Ext. 3372
Corinne.Baines@SunChemical.com 

Please apply online through the link below:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1743043

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status

posted 10/18/17

Information Visualization Designer

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. (AVI), is searching for an Information Visualization Designer to join our multi-disciplinary team of software developers, psychologists, and computer security experts. At Secure Decisions, we design and implement cutting edge technology solutions that help people in the government and private sectors defend computer networks and ensure the security of application software. We are a leading provider of cyber security R&D and have a strong track record of successfully commercializing our research. AVI, our parent company, builds commercial mobile apps and software to support the rapidly expanding Internet of Things market.

Your responsibilities will be to design software application user interfaces, including dashboards and information visualizations, for visually-oriented decision support systems. These systems will be used by many different types of computer professionals (including security analysts, computer network defenders, and software developers) to accomplish their day-to-day work.

The successful candidate will be a curious, observant, and insightful problem solver. You can show us how you’ve taken information about people and produced compelling tools that meet their needs and help them achieve their goals. You’re probably knowledgeable about the nuts & bolts of information technology, but, if not, you have a demonstrated track record of quickly building a working proficiency in new subject areas.

Secure Decisions offers a competitive salary & benefits, while simultaneously providing a rare opportunity to develop your skills while working on important and interesting challenges with top quality talent in a collegial environment. Hone your ability to work the fuzzy front-end of the product development process and collaborate closely with software engineers to take a rough idea to a working prototype.

Must Haves:

  1. Demonstrated proficiency designing user interfaces to complex information systems that help people accomplish specific tasks.
    • The ability to understand and empathize with the future users of a system.
    • The ability to think through how people will experience a non-existent tool and use it to accomplish their work.
    • The ability to envision and communicate the system of rules, patterns, and information hierarchies that define a software application.
  2. The ability to create clarity. Identify important questions and proactively seek out information that provides answers. Consider the importance of individual elements and organizing them in a manner that creates relevant meaning. Create sketches, mockups, and other prototypes that make design ideas concrete and advances the group’s understanding of a workable solution.
  3. The ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse staff of designers, engineers, and other professionals to turn concepts into realities. A sense of ownership and responsibility for shepherding ideas through the process of successive refinement.

Preference Given to Candidates with:

  1. Experience presenting trends, metrics, and other quantitative data to produce meaning for the viewer. Familiarity with information visualization and information seeking principles.
  2. A working knowledge of information technology.
  3. A working knowledge of human factors, cognitive science, or psychology.
  4. Proficiency, or a desire to learn, the skills of visual design.

Note: This position requires United States citizenship.

If interested, please email Lynn Antunovich at lynn.antunovich@avi.com.

Posted 9/12/17