Archival Digitization Specialist - Temporary Contractor (Cheyenne, WY)

  • Cheyenne, WY, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

When you join Ancestry, you join our family tree. Backed by history, science, and technology, we’re creating a new world of connection, innovation, and understanding. Whether it’s reuniting long-lost relatives through DNA or unearthing new family stories from historical records, Ancestry empowers life-changing experiences. With over 10 billion digitized historical records, 100 million family trees, and 14 million DNA kits sold, Ancestry is bringing the power of personal discovery to people around the world.

Job Description

Ancestry is looking for a project-based temporary Archival Digitization Specialist, to work on a contract basis in Cheyenne, WY.  This position requires a computer literate, technical individual with previous experience working with digitization, archival documents, and/or goal oriented projects. Qualified candidates are detail-oriented, organized, and accustomed to working independently in an environment that handles focused and repetitive tasks. This opportunity requires the contractor to work within the office hours set by each work site. This is not a work-from-home position.  This position is contract-based and is not eligible for Ancestry benefits.

What you will do...

  • You will be capturing digital images of documents as specified by Ancestry

  • You will be performing quality audits on each project that is scanned before transmission

  • You will be tracking your progress by entering data into spreadsheets and other software

  • You will troubleshoot basic problems with hardware, software, and image quality

  • You will be performing basic image enhancement and file organization tasks

Qualifications

What you have...

  • You can maintain professional relationships with business partners

  • You can maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines

  • You are able to manage multiple projects and prioritize project urgency in practical ways

  • You have experience with Photography, Library Sciences, Archives, or History background

  • You are a detailed-oriented, organized, and independent individual

Additional Information

We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission – to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.