Collection registrator (temporary, 24 hours)

  • Archief
  • Helmond, Netherlands

Collection registrator (temporary, 24 hours)

Description

Vlisco has one of the largest textile archives in the world. Our company archive contains approximately 350,000 textile samples, 15,000 design drawings and various other special textile objects from almost 175 years of company history. The archiving department have the important task of ensuring every design is documented and stored safely in the ever-growing database. With this, we need your help. As a digitization employee / collection registrar you contribute to the digital registration of our archive collection.


What are the key tasks?

  • Preparing, organizing and executing digitization in the archive; this includes digitally photographing textile objects, as well as accurately documenting information in the collection management system (Memorix).
  • Carry out digital photography of the textile samples and other objects in accordance with standard and guideline. Basic Photoshop image processing for color corrections and image standardization. 
  • Checking and adding object descriptions, checking inventory numbers and assisting in the (re)placement of the objects in the depot.

Job requirements

What are the required standards?

  • Working carefully and organized.
  • Experience with collection management systems.
  • Good administration skills.
  • Be able to identify points for improvement in the implementation of digitization activities and take the initiative to improve them.


What is your background?

  • MBO+ or HBO level of thinking (cultural heritage training). 
  • Great interest in cultural heritage, design and historical (textile) collections.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language. 
  • Proactive and solution-oriented attitude, pleasure in carefulness and talent for collaboration. 


Are you interested?

We offer you a temporary position for about  6-8 months, part-time 24 hours a week,  in a driven and collegial working environment for initiatives. The position can also be filled during a gap year. The project takes place in Helmond at the Vlisco factory. If you would like more information about this vacancy, you can reach out to Linda Aspers by email; l.aspers@vlisco.com. If you consider yourself to be the right candidate, please apply by sending us your resume and reason for your interest by using the button below.