#138618

Digital Asset Management Librarian

Location:
Weston, MA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
10/15/2018
posted by:
Kate Gottfried
Date:
09/26/2018

Job Description:

The DAM Librarian manages our client's US Marketing team’s component assets and is skilled at content and digital asset management (i.e. taxonomy, indexing, cataloguing, archiving, metadata tagging, content management systems). Reporting into Marketing Operations, the digital asset management (DAM) librarian strategically manages our client's DAM solution Veeva Vault PromoMatsl which will house creative component assets, including, but not limited to, graphic design elements, photography, video, and digital content. 

This role will need to work with DAM solution users to support their use and navigation. The DAM librarian will be the first point of contact for the users and will need to work collaboratively to understand their processes with respect to metadata and taxonomy. This requires working closely with the Marketing teams and agency partners to ensure consistent metadata standards are used. In addition, the DAM librarian is responsible for managing schemas and dictionaries within the DAM system. 

He/she will help establish process/user management standards, providing oversight of the governance that span the US Organizational businesses. The DAM librarian will lead the alignment of taxonomy across company stakeholders, provide training support and establish and track KPIs. 

Responsibilities to include but not limited to: 
• Compile and maintain a detailed inventory of existing electronic and print asset for uploading and tagging 
• Properly select and annotate a large volume of media into the digital asset management system to facilitate retrieval and use in production 
• Evaluate digital assets for archiving, research rights issues and maintain quality control of archiving operations 
• Support effective working relationships with the US Marketing teams, agency partners and cross-functional working relationships 
• Point of contact for the US Marketing teams and agency partners providing updated inventory analysis of all brand assets 
• In partnership with the solution Veeva Vault PromoMats business owner, maintain relationship with DAM vendor, specifically on technical support and training issues 
• Define requirements/criteria for all final assets to be approved for the DAM and communicate to all internal and external business partners delivering final assets 
• Act as the point of contact for all final assets 
• Assist in training business team members, in-house creative team and external partners on proper usage and best practices of the DAM system 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 
• Experienced in one or more digital asset management technologies 
• Ability to design systems for tagging images and cataloguing taxonomy 
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software 
• In-depth knowledge of file formats (print, digital and video) 
• Strong organizational skills 
• Basic knowledge of talent contracts and rights management 
• Working knowledge of media usage rights terminology 
• Familiarity with legal approval processes in the licensing industry 
• Problem solving and research skills 
• Project management skills 
• Ability to work under pressure and to work on multiple projects concurrently 
• Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills 
• Demonstrates collaborative and professional work ethic 
• Willingness to be flexible and respond to quickly changing priorities 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 
• Minimum of four years of professional-level experience, at least two of which are in a DAM librarian role 
• Experience as a digital reference librarian, interface designer, enhanced service provider for digital collections in libraries, or webmaster in libraries and other organizations is a plus 
• Demonstrated familiarity with metadata standards, communication standards and classifying systems 
• Two years of experience in records management and in cataloging and classifying materials preferred