Librarian/Digital Asset Management Specialist

Ogilvy & Mather New York is looking for an experienced digital librarian to support its asset management services group and maintain its client-specific digital asset management solutions.

The successful candidate will be analytical, organized, and thrive in this organizational/editorial support position. Categorizing materials following client and asset specific keywords, organizing rights-sensitive assets and fulfilling user download requests are core tasks to this job. S/he will also maintain accurate documentation to produce monthly activity reports and respond to user registration requests.


Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional experience organizing and cataloguing digital assets
  • Experience in maintaining enterprise-scale asset management systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • In-depth knowledge of media usage rights terminology
  • Accuracy, excellent memory and eye for detail
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills
  • PMP certification & involvement with professional library associations a plus
  • Experienced with asset ingest, tagging interface, transcoding (Sorrenson experience a plus), compression, file formats/codecs, and DAM administration panel
  • Familiar with rights management
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite applications, and a generally high level of technology literacy on both the Windows and Macintosh platforms as well as standards such as XML and XMP
  • Experience working with Amazon S3 buckets
  • Experience with Xinet and other related enterprise DAMs

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Clients and Director of Rights Management to ensure all rights sensitive assets are managed properly
  • Ability to plan for and create building blocks of DAM: access control lists, metadata, volumes, etc. depending on the platform
  • Accurately catalog assets using client and asset specific keywords
  • Methodical, meticulous, and capable of describing images assets with keywords
  • Experienced with metadata standards, controlled vocabularies and cataloguing techniques
  • Remain up to date with developing standards, industry practices and tools
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation for users, provide demonstrations and Client / Agency training as necessary
  • Approving registrations
  • Providing bespoke user / engagement reports as necessary
  • Development of training and deployment documentation for various client solutions
  • Site administration and general support for corporate and client-facing Xinet DAM
  • Familiar with DAM platforms and functions to be able to liaise with vendors and internal IT on client and internal deployments

Please provide a cover letter, explaining why you are a great candidate for this position. Specifically outline your relevant experience as it relates to the above job description and its requirements.


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