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Posted: 02/01/2017


CyArk was founded in 2003 to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations, while making them uniquely accessible today. CyArk operates internationally as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of using new technologies to create a free, 3D online library of the world's cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time.

Photographer in Residence (6 month residency)
Professional Opportunity
Oakland, CA

We are seeking enthusiastic and talented Photographers to join us for a newly created Photographer in Residence. We are looking for an adventurous creator, able to travel globally and domestically to help us capture images to bring our archive to life through VR. This is a 6 month residency where the selected photographers will be trained in new methods of 3D capture at the CyArk offices in Oakland and will be sent around the world to document significant cultural heritage sites. Selected photographers will receive a monthly stipend and all travel expenses will be paid by CyArk.

-Provide photographic and photogrammetric documentation of significant cultural heritage sites
-Create video/ photographic journal of experiences on site and working with CyArk
-Serve as an ambassador for cultural heritage documentation

- Strong technical knowledge of photography, photogrammetric principles a plus
- Experience in storytelling and social media
- Demonstrated organizational and logistical skills for managing travel and deadlines
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with emphasis on interacting with diverse cultural groups, government officials and local populations
- Commitment to preserving cultural heritage; ability to communicate CyArks mission and enhance public understanding of our cause
- Valid Passport and Drivers license
- Multilingual capabilities a plus

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio of selected works to resume@cyark.org with “Photographer” in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled and may close at any time. resume@cyark.org
Phone: 510-832-5440
2201 Broadway, Suite 602
Oakland, CA 94612

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