Photo Tech (Assets - Slides / Negatives to Digital)

San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
24.00 per hour
Start date:
Posted By:
Jessica Dangott

Job Description:

We are looking for an onsite Digitization Collections Specialist to scan roughly 1500 35mm slides. They will need to have the skills to perform tasks like preparing and cleaning slides/negatives, scanning said slides/negatives, performing some light digital editing of the images, and uploading them into a digital asset database. Additionally, they will need to be able to set up, use, and maintain the scanner, which is a Slidesnap scanner. Estimated project duration is 3 months with the possibility to extend to 6 months.


  • Inspect and clean materials prior to scanning
  • Prepare and scan 35mm slides and negatives using a SlideSnap scanner
  • Perform digital editing, organizing and metadata tagging of said scans
  • Assist Archive Team with physical move of archive, driving in-person coordination and logistics
  • Other archival digitization projects as needed (i.e. special projects, deep dives, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience handling and digitizing 35mm slides and negatives
  • Familiarity with Slidesnap scanners is a plus
  • Proficiency in AdobePhotoshop and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with DSLR cameras
  • Knowledge of Digital Asset Management systems and workflows
  • Ability to work independently with a great attention to detail