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Digital scholarship: Overview: JOBS

Student Jobs - Summer 2019

A team of six students will work together to produce an augmented reality app:

Two Designers

Two Developers

Two Historians

A team of seven students will work together on a variety of digital humanities projects.

Three developers

Two Graphic/Web Design Intern

Two Interactive Web Publishing Intern

***Please note: You must be an active Penn undergraduate or graduate student to apply***

Assistant Designer for the Penn & Slavery Project

The Penn & Slavery Project (P&SP) investigates the University of Pennsylvania’s historic connections to slavery. A central component of the project entails the development of an augmented reality (AR) tour of Penn’s campus that explores the role of enslaved people and the slave trade in the University’s history. The Assistant Designer will work with the Digital Scholarship team at Penn Libraries to design and implement the artistic assets for the AR tour. This will include creating content for tour stops; working with images, audio, video, and 3D elements; and collaborating with project developers to implement their designs.

The ideal applicant has previous design graphic experience, including knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.

The applicants should also be familiar with or willing to learn the following platforms/languages:
Hiring two positions to balance:

  •     Adobe Creative Suite
  •     HTML, CSS, Javascript preferred
  •     Git

Interested applicants should send resume to laallen@upenn.edu.

 

Assistant Developer for the Penn & Slavery Project

The Penn & Slavery Project (P&SP) investigates the University of Pennsylvania’s historic connections to slavery. A central component of the project entails the development of an augmented reality (AR) tour of Penn’s campus that explores the role of enslaved people and the slave trade in the University’s history. The Assistant Developer will work with the Digital Scholarship team in the Penn Libraries to develop a custom AR app for Android and Apple devices. The Assistant Developer should be able to work together with a team to produce creative solutions based on user stories.

The ideal applicant has experience working with Vuforia or other AR software development kits for mobile devices.

Hiring two positions.
Ideal candidates will have experience in some of the following:

  • C
  • Vuforia
  • Unity

 and willingness to learn any of the following

  • Java
  • Swift
  • Git

Interested applicants should send resume to laallen@upenn.edu.

 

Historian/Designer for the Penn & Slavery Project

The Penn & Slavery Project (P&SP) investigates the University of Pennsylvania’s historic connections to slavery. A central component of the project entails the development of an augmented reality (AR) tour of Penn’s campus that explores the role of enslaved people and the slave trade in the University’s history. The Historian/Designer will work with the Digital Scholarship team in the Penn Libraries and will conduct research to build content, including developing characters, settings, and storylines. The Historian/Designer will play a key role in translating original archival research to an interactive and imaginative AR experience. The Historian/Designer should be able to work together with a team, be a critical and creative scholar, and have the ability to learn quickly.

Interested applicants should send resume to laallen@upenn.edu.

 

 


Digital Humanities positions

Digital Humanities Assistant Developer

The assistant developer will work with the Digital Scholarship team in the library to develop software solutions for University researchers, students, and professors. This may include development of web interfaces/applications or modification of existing open source software to meet unique research needs. The developer should be able to work together with a team to produce creative solutions based on user stories. The ideal applicant has experience working with Python. The applicant should be familiar with or willing to learn the following platforms/languages:
•    PHP
•    JavaScript
•    HTML & CSS
•    Git

Interested applicants should send resume to sashafr@upenn.edu.

Digital Humanities Interactive Web Publishing Intern

The web development intern will work with the Digital Scholarship team in the library to aide university researchers, students, and professors to create web portals to their data and research projects. The applicant should be familiar with or willing to learn web publishing and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP for use in projects including:
•    Data visualizations
•    Interactive maps and timelines
•    Dynamic web applications
•    Visual essays

Interested applicants should send resume to sashafr@upenn.edu.

Digital Humanities Graphic/Web Design Intern

The design intern will work with the Digital Scholarship team to design and implement interfaces for team projects. This may include creating style templates in response to project owner design interviews, editing or redesigning general web application interface templates, creating data visualizations, and working with project developers to implement their designs. The ideal applicant has previous design graphic experience. The applicant should be familiar with or willing to learn the following platforms/languages:
•    HTML, CSS, Javascript
•    Git

Interested applicants should send resume to sashafr@upenn.edu.