Digital Studio Manager at Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney

The¬†Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in Sydney, Australia encompasses the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Discovery Centre. We’re seeking a Digital Studio Manager.

The Digital Studio unit combines the skills of online, photography and video production to digitise and document collections, create interactive and educational content projects, working closely with teams across Programming, Exhibitions, Strategic Collections and Marketing. This unit develops and manages content development, as well as coordinating design, sourcing of assets and implementation.

This role will deliver leadership to the Digital Studio unit in the development and implementation of exciting, innovative digital media programs that address excite and delight audiences; ensure active linkages across programs within the Group and their integration across the major business initiatives of the organisation; project manage and support content development and technical and design infrastructure projects.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must meet these requirements:


Degree in technology or related discipline and with demonstrated experience in managing across a diverse range of technical and digital production infrastructure in the museum or cultural sector.


Knowledge of state-of-the-art digital technologies and successful experience implementing major technology initiatives, coupled with an understanding of the full spectrum of digital activities.


The successful applicant is required to undergo, and for new employees meet the cost of a National Police Records Check, and be assessed as suitable.

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Applications close Tuesday 14 July 2015 (AEST). Please apply online here.

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About Alli Burness

I'm an Australian-based digital content creator, writer and social media project manager based at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney. During 2013, I led a project exploring visitor experience and digital practices by visiting 205 museums in 16 countries on 4 continents. I've come to roles in the digital space via a background in art history and collection management.