Creative Technologist

Information Technology New York, NY


Description

As a Creative Technologist at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) based in New York, NY, you will play an integral role in building and maintaining interactive exhibits that will help people appreciate all that math can be. This is not a routine job - you’ll truly need to be versatile.  You will be relied on to use problem-solving, creativity, and quick thinking to keep the Museum exhibits and IT infrastructure running smoothly and help prepare the Museum for growth.

What you’ll do
Working for a lean organization can require wearing many hats. This holds true for the Creative Technologist role at MoMath.  This is a generalist role in which you will need to plan your day to support the production and upkeep of exhibits for current and upcoming Museum events while also responding to the daily IT help needs of the Museum staff.  This role will require a unique blend of programming, coding, software, and hardware skills. You may be programming one moment and solving a server issue the next. Day-to-day you’ll: 

  • Coding for and troubleshooting new and existing Museum exhibits and other interactive hardware and software throughout the Museum.
  • Provide IT infrastructure support.
  • Creatively come up with solutions often in time-sensitive situations.
  • Work with a wide variety of technologies and master new software systems.
  • Support exhibits to help inspire people to explore math!

What you need to thrive in this role

  • Strong programming and diagnostic skills, can debug quickly.
  • Solid working knowledge of Java and PHP. C# beneficial.
  • Agile development background and ability to shift gears quickly.
  • AV or theater production tech background helpful.
  • Strong communication and rapport-building skills.
  • You will be trusted with a lot in this role, so being discreet is a must.
  • Able to work evenings to support Museum events. This can typically be done remotely. 

About us
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math. You can learn more about MoMath at www.momath.org.

Some of the perks we offer include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Family and friends Museum passes

I’m interested, how do I get started?

Apply to:https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oVUjjfwb&s=Jobvite

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Our hiring management partner is myHR Partner. myHR Partner is not a staffing service or recruiter. All resumes/applications will be reviewed for this position and only for our organization.

Thank you for considering us as a potential employer!

At MoMath, we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to that by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

COVID Guidelines: The National Museum of Mathematics requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation.