Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco seeks Digital Producer

Under the supervision of the Director of Digital Strategy, the Digital Producer will be responsible for leading the development, presentation, and implementation of public-facing digital technologies and educational multimedia to support the Fine Arts Museums’ collections, exhibitions, programs, and related activities. Working primarily with outside vendors, the Digital Producer oversees digital media projects outside of the website and standard digital marketing offerings, including, but not limited to, video production, animations, VR/AR projects, tech company partnerships and pilots, and app production, from conception through completion. The Digital Producer creates and executes project proposals, specifications, and budgets; develops and manages multiple concurrent project plans; and ensures quality and consistency across media product lines.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Under the direction of the Director of Digital Strategy, the Digital Producer is responsible
    for overseeing the production of digital media projects, helping to shape and define the
    experience of the museum visitor onsite and virtually, ensuring quality and brand
    consistency across all channels.
  2. Creates and executes project proposals, specifications, and budgets, as required;
    develops and manages multiple concurrent project plans.
  3. Ensures digital media projects are consistent with the Fine Arts Museums’ strategic
    direction and image and quality standards.
  4. Understands content specifications and advises providers about production processes
    and technical implementation issues.
  5. Performs minor digital post-production, as needed, including media optimization,
    enhancement, retouching, and proofing.
  6. Communicates appropriately and gives technical guidance to staff and vendors as
  7. Prepares and effectively communicates regular analytics reports, highlighting key project
    and platform metrics and offering strategies for improving performance.
  8. Develops and maintains a list of freelance talent to be used for various museum projects,
    as needed.
  9. Maintains the quality control and accessibility of digital media files for the museums
    publications, exhibitions, collection management systems, asset management systems,
    content management system, interactive programs, presentations, etc., in partnership
    with the Digital Asset management team.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field.

Work Experience:  Minimum of 5 years of experience in a digital production environment.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven project management, budget, communication, collaborative, and organizational abilities.
  • Proven ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects in a complex, highly demanding, and fast paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated skill in media production workflow and digital asset management.
  • Experience and proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team.
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner; proactively address issues as they arise.
  • Creative problem solver with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with effectively using project management software such as JIRA, Asana, Teamwork, Trello, etc.
  • Experience with SEO and Google Analytics; passionate about the importance of web-metrics to meet goals.
  • Experience with digital design platforms; Adobe CS experience preferred.
  • Adobe Premiere (CC and 6), Final Cut 7, and Final Cut Pro experience preferred.

FAMSF offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are the city’s largest public arts institutions and comprise the de Young and the Legion of Honor museums. The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden Gate Park, showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa. The Legion of Honor displays a collection of over 4,000 years of ancient and European art including Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker and houses the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts in a Beaux-Arts style building overlooking Lincoln Park and the Golden Gate Bridge.

COFAM is the Corporation of Fine Arts Museums and is the privately funded non-profit corporation which supports the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, a department of the City and County of San Francisco.

COFAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all phases of employment in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws.

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