Digital Asset Specialist



Digital Asset Specialist

This position is based in Los Angeles, CA and reporting to the Production Manager, Media Services. The Asset Specialist provides support for digital and physical asset workflows, tagging and organization. The position will be responsible for the delivery of media, uploading assets, troubleshooting failed imports, updating metadata and general asset library maintenance (both hard and soft). The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starting individual who can work independently as well as within an established team.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the upload and download of digital assets
  • Facilitate the shipping and receiving of physical assets
  • Assign appropriate taxonomy and metadata to assets
  • Maintain usage rights metadata, including validating accuracy
  • Maintain SDI file naming conventions and Universal Folder structure protocols
  • Educate, train and promote the use of the digital asset management system
  • Support critical and time sensitive requests
  • Other duties as identified and assigned
  • Perform general administration duties as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Must be able to demonstrate

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good technical understanding
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex subject matters

Qualifications and Experience

  • 1-year experience with a Digital Asset Management system preferred
  • Must be highly computer literate, displaying proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Experience with FileMaker Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of digital file formats, network, SQL and database understanding a plus
  • General understanding of the delivery systems (e.g., Aspera), FTP, and FTP applications
  • High level of computer competency for MAC and Windows XP operating system including system applications (i.e. Command line functions)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills preferred, with the ability to build credibility and collaborate with associates at all levels
  • Customer service experience a plus, with the ability to manage priorities against tight deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated, organized and self-managed
  • Must be able to multitask in a high-volume environment. Attention to detail, organization, and great follow-up skills essential
  • Must be able to respond to urgent requests in a positive and professional manner

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