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IT Staff Position | DXARTS | University of Washington

  • Deadline:
    March 27, 2007, 11:30 p.m.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

DXARTS is growing and in search of a very unique person to add to our
rapidly expanding IT staff. While many of you will be artists and educators, you
might have highly creative and technically skilled students, friends or
colleagues past or present who are looking for excellent and very rewarding
career employment, or opportunities after graduation or before graduate school.
The pay is competitive, it offers full benefits, vacation, retirement
plan, access to well equipped labs, studios and shops in HD and Stereo Video,
Animation, Haptics, Optics, RFID Systems, Dance Technology, MoCap, Holophonics,
Wet Biology, Ultrasound, CNC Machining, RP, Circuits, Woodshop, etc., and it
even comes with some tuition waivers for courses at UW or in DXARTS. Please
forward this to any persons you think might be interested. Please encourage all
potential candidates to contact me directly.

Very Best Regards,


shawn brixey professor | director
center for digital arts and experimental media
207 raitt hall | university of washington box 353414 | seattle, washington 98195
vm. 206.616.1746 fx. 206.616.3346

Senior Computer Specialist | DXARTS | University of Washington |

The University of Washington - DXARTS/Center for Digital Arts and Experimental
Media is seeking a senior-level computer system specialist to provide system
coordination, analysis, design, security, maintenance and technology expertise in
advanced arts technology to faculty and students working at the Center for Digital Arts
and Experimental Media. Position requires high level and broad range of
technical skills, deep knowledge of cutting-edge arts technology issues,
literacy in multiple operating systems, 100-terabyte plus server support and
back-up, custom electronics, digital video, digital audio, 3-D modeling and
animation, haptics, and CNC software and hardware. The successful candidate will
support technology-based research and creative work by faculty and students and
courses in Computer Music, Digital Video, Computer Animation, Rapid Prototyping
and a number of other advanced arts technology-based subjects. They will also
advise on integration, purchasing, and use of new hardware and software. They
will also work with our IT team to develop unique programming solutions for our
large scale cluster and grid computing system, as well as our render farms for
real-time image and video synthesis.

Successful applicant must be able to exercise initiative, have clear management
skills, follow-through, and able to develop effective prioritization to deliver
technology services appropriate to a complex academic research and teaching

Requirements: Requirements: A minimum of a BachelorOs degree in an Arts
Technology, Science or Computer Science discipline with demonstrated experience
in advanced arts technology. Two to four years experience in administering Unix,
Mac, and PC LANs with a minimum of two years in experience in arts-specific
technology. Extensive knowledge and experience with high end digital multimedia
hardware and software applications. Ability to work independently, and handle
multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to lift 60 lbs. Equivalent education / experience
may substitute for stated requirements.

Desired: Desired Requirements: MasterOs degree in an Arts Technology, Science
or Computer Science field with demonstrated experience in advanced arts