Web & Digital Media Manager


JOB DESCRIPTION:  Carnegie Museum of Art seeks a web and digital media manager to plan, develop, and implement compelling and sustainable web and digital media initiatives as part of the museum’s overall efforts to attract and engage audiences onsite and online and increase institutional visibility. Seeking a collaborative team player to integrate web initiatives with exhibition and programmatic goals. Project management responsibilities include working with staff to define goals and develop creative solutions; identifying and managing contractors when required; establishing and meeting project milestones; and working within budgetary and technological/infrastructure constraints and requirements. S/he conducts audience research and evaluates the effectiveness of web and digital media efforts through web analytics and other research tools.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required, along with three years of professional web production/digital content management experience in a collaborative team environment (five years preferred). Experience in a visual/performing arts, cultural, educational or similar setting is highly preferred. The web and digital media manager should also be familiar with video production; database concepts, data exchange formats, and metadata schema such as Dublin Core, METS, MODS, OAI-PMH, RDF, etc., as well as SQL, PHP, and ASP.NET. Must have knowledge in the following areas: software/website development methodologies, planning, and project management, including needs assessment, estimating, scheduling, approvals, deliverables, and quality control; website content management systems (knowledge of Ektron is a plus); web form and scripting; networks, firewalls, web security, and encryption; code compatibility issues with different browser types and versions; source code control and versioning tools; web-based multimedia format, including but not limited to streaming audio/video, mpeg, Quicktime, Windows Media, Flash video; Internet standards and protocols, including but not limited to HTTP, HTML, FTP, XML, CSS, W3C; and current developments and trends in website programming design, including social networks, blogs, multimedia, RSS, SOA, tagging, mashups, AJAX, and other web 2.0 elements and services; concepts and principles of usability, accessibility, interoperability, intellectual property rights, and privacy on the web; Adobe Creative Suite and at least one general purpose programming language (e.g., C/C++, perl, Java, etc.; major social media platforms; web analytics and/or survey data and applying search-engine-optimization principles.

Competitive salary.  Excellent benefits package, including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement plan.

Employees of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh receive free admission to all four of our museums; discounts in our cafes and gift shops and on programming and classes; employee assistance program; and more.

Application materials will only be accepted through the employer’s website.   For more information and to apply, visit http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/hr and click SEARCH JOBS.  When asked, “How did you hear about us?” select ORGANIZATIONS, then {name of organization}.  Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based upon veteran or disability status, or any other protected class.


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