Web Production Manager, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles

The Getty Conservation Institute (http://www.getty.edu/conservation/), one of the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles, is seeking a project manager to oversee web production for getty.edu/conservation.  This is a three-year, limited-term position.
Major Job Responsibilities

The position involves managing and assisting a small team that is responsible for the full cycle of preparation and production of a wide range of diverse content for publication on the web. Responsibilities also include on-going forward planning to make improvements in the web-production process as well as presentation and user-experience; tracking and making use of new web technologies. Also important will be the regular communication with content providers within the GCI and coordinating all production activities with the central Getty web group.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field. Minimum of 5 years of experience with modern web technologies and user-experience. Minimum of 5 years of experience in cultural heritage or related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Broad experience with implementing a wide-range of modern web technologies and a thorough understanding of user experience
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for research and mastering new technologies, keeping up with new developments
  • Ability to understand the needs and priorities of a very specific audience within the cultural heritage field
  • Aptitude for or background in visual communication, design, and layout
  • Ability to make quick decisions and compromises with sound judgment and under limited guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to communicate successfully across disciplines—e.g., with cultural heritage colleagues as well as web development specialists

An excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience will be provided. This position is limited-term (three years).

Deadline for applications is April 24, 2015.

Please apply online here.

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About Annelisa Stephan

I work on digital-engagement projects at the Getty in L.A. I manage our blog, The Iris, social media, and video. In 2013 I spearheaded the Getty Voices project, which was kindof like @sweden, except with people who work at a museum and have never tweeted before. I also spend a lot of time creating spaces, virtual and real, where people in our large organization can get to know each other and share.

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