1. Views subjects and settings and plans compositions, camera positions, and camera angles to produce desired effects. 2. Evaluates the technical requirements of complex projects. Determines the most appropriate techniques and methods as well as time needed to complete assignments or projects. (Assignments may require innovation to resolve problems that are not necessarily governed by established procedures.) 3. Selects and assembles equipment according to subject material, anticipated conditions, and knowledge of function of various types of cameras, lenses, films, and accessories. 4. Provides color management support; matches hues and tones of digital files to original objects. 5. Maintains and monitors condition of equipment and software used to capture, edit and view images. 6. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to judge and correct digital proofs for color, contrast and density when compared to original objects or transparencies and to use computer accessories and techniques to modify color, color balance and contrast of photographic images.
Posting Position Title: Photographer 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven ability to clean, care for, and store photographic equipment and lenses in accordance with accepted practices and policies of the department.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Photographer
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability taking command of a variety of cameras and equipment including large format view cameras, medium format, 35mm, copy stand, electronic strobe, continuous lighting, and diffusers.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to maintain and perform basic repairs on photographic equipment and perform basic computer repair and maintenance of Macintosh computer image capture system.
Required Skill/ability 2: Team-oriented and flexible with ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment. Work will be divided between three studio locations (Hamden, New Haven, and West Haven), staff are expected to provide their own transportation to studios or remote shoots.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of related work experience in the same job family; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.