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Digital Asset Manager

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American Jewish Committee
New York, USA

AJC’s Global Communications Department seeks a Freelance Digital Asset Manager who will be responsible for efficiently transitioning the agency’s creative assets from various storage platforms, into a digital asset management (DAM) system. Creative assets include images, gifs, videos, and stock photography, among others. This person will transfer, appropriately tag, organize, and curate a large amount of assets. This project is projected to last between 3-5 months.

The specific responsibilities outlined below are not exhaustive. The Freelance Digital Asset Manager does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transfer of all creative assets, in coordination with AJC’s Global Communications and IT departments, into the new digital asset management (DAM) system
  • Review, organize, tag, and curate, including adding relevant information and details, for a wide variety of assets (images, video, graphics, and audio files)
  • Create and document tags/taxonomy fields for users to search for all assets
  • Build folder structure and define asset maintenance protocols, including curation and tagging protocols that support AJC's digital asset needs
  • Review materials owned and used by AJC to determine and document details on usage rights; assist with obtaining rights/permissions and managing expiration dates
  • Clean up files by removing duplicate, repetitive, and unnecessary assets
  • Revise and edit images as needed
  • Advise on best practices for naming conventions and ensure images are uploaded adhering to those conventions
  • Provide recommendations for optimal user experience
  • Liaise between AJC departments to develop best practices for DAM users
  • Oversee training of Global Communications digital asset team on newly implemented system of archiving processes and best practices

  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least two years relevant experience
  • Experience working with a digital asset management system, including experience with tagging/taxonomy protocols and asset migrations and deployments
  • Experience working with Canto, a plus
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • A self-starter who is able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Photo editing experience preferred

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Employer: American Jewish Committee (@AJCGlobal)
Location: New York, USA
Posted Date: 13/01/2022
Expiry Date: 13/05/2022
Type: Part-Time
Categories: DAM User / Operator
Ref: DN-JB-657
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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