#124962

Asset Manager

Location:
El Segundo, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Brie Tomaszewski
Date:
10/30/2017

Job Description:

Asset Manager

One of our top CPG clients is looking for a Senior Asset Manager to co-lead the optimization of the current company-wide DAM systems.  A core responsibility will be the evaluation of existing platforms to enhance, integrate and consolidate while potentially identifying a new platform solution. This person will be working with various cross functional teams to collect information and buy-in, as well as managing a HW Asset Coordinator for day-to-day asset management needs.

Key Results Areas:

  • Evaluate existing Mattel DAM system infrastructure to identify company-wide solutions to implement as a centralized asset management system
  • Assess and manage asset management needs for Hot Wheels within a complicated infrastructure
  • Research, evaluate and present to executive teams a best-in-class system, workflow, and plan based on key learnings of current internal capabilities and needs
  • Implement and govern asset standardization across the company
  • Implement, govern and optimize a continuous structured asset management workflow
  • Manages a HW Asset Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Packaging Design, the Senior Asset Manager leads the evaluation, recommendation and implementation of a consolidated and centralized asset management platform corporate wide. In addition, this manager will implement, govern and optimize asset standardization in a pilot program within the brand. He/she will also be responsible for the supervision of an Asset Coordinator that will be allocated to a specific HW project.

Skills:

Extensive experience and knowledge with Asset Management best practices and systems are a must. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be detail oriented and extremely organized. Should be able to work towards identifying best practices and systems to sort and manage all digital assets. Needs to have a base understanding of the web environment, app development, and some knowledge of design, creative, and production process. Must be able to quickly adapt to the department process and constantly seeks solutions for efficiency and improvement for the team.

Additional Requirements Include:

  • Ability to lead the gathering and analyzing of data to provide recommended solutions while navigating a complex corporate structure
  • Ability to build strong relationships and open communication with overseas partners
  • Project Management experience, training or general knowledge a plus
  • Strong leadership skills, experience managing/supervising others​
  • Project budget management, analysis and reporting​
  • High sense of urgency
  • Strong interest and passion for emerging technologies
  • Proficient understanding of design applications, file formats and sizes
  • Flawless attention to detail and memory
  • Ability to prioritize requests and remain calm/composed

Experience, Knowledge, Skills Required:

  • 5+​ years of experience working as an asset manager, digital librarian, or archivist
  • Experience with workflow of the full digital asset management lifecycle
  • Experience working with digital asset management systems is a requirement
  • Experience working with large IT organization a plus
  • Strong Knowledge of web technology and database structures
  • Working Knowledge of 3D software, such as, Modo, 3D Studio Max, Maya, ZBrush, Softimage
  • Working knowledge of design software; Adobe Design Suite CS5
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Familiar with typical creative and production processes
  • Experience working with clients, consultants and vendors

Education: 

An Undergraduate Degree from a four-year university/college (or comparable experience) is required. Minimum 5+​ years of experience working as an asset manager, digital librarian, or archivist

Software Skills:

  • ADOBE CS
  • ASSET MANAGEMENT
  • MAYA
  • MICROSOFT OFFICE
  • OUTLOOK
  • POWERPOINT
  • PRODUCTION PROCESS
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • WORD
  • AUTODESK MAYA
  • BUDGET MANAGEMENT
  • MS OFFICE
  • OPTIMIZATION
  • PACKAGING/PACKAGING DESIGN