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Metadata Specialist

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Client is looking for a The Metadata Specialist with 2-5 years of experience who is responsible for identifying and filling gaps in the Video Products metadata, including images for the Products Team of my Client. This will encompass all steps of the process from pulling gap reports, monitoring the live services, interfacing with the metadata providers and programmers as well as creation and ingestion of acquired assets/data. The introductory focus will be on newer platforms and services, then progress to other platforms. The Metadata Specialist will also be responsible for developing and supporting on-going reporting efforts for metadata across platforms in order to identify and fill any further gaps. 

Role requires strong communication skills, time management and business assessment and prioritization. The tasks and programs lead by this team will range from daily efforts to long-term projects and ad-hoc emergency requests. 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • Create, pull and manage gap reports 
  • Coordinate with partners/ programmers to fill metadata info and image gaps 
  • Provide new images that meet required distribution standards and specs 
  • Secure approval for use of said images and metadata 
  • Load said data/images into systems for ingestion and distribution 
  • Support new metadata efforts as acquired to fill gaps 
  • Build and analyze internal metadata and image coverage reports again vendor 

Required Skills: 

  • Strong skills 
  • Strong communication 
  • Data analytics
  • Time & Program management 
  • Research 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to offer multiple solutions to technical 
    and operational problems and challenges 

Technical Knowledge of: 

  • Digital media formats, standards and codecs 
  • Media distribution standards 
  • Editing tools such as FinalCut Pro & Adobe Premier 
  • Web-based file transfer tools and delivery systems, SFTP and FTP 
  • Standard metadata and XML formats such as xls, xml 

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