Digital Asset Management Archivist

Washington, D.C.
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Created: October 13, 2013


OMNITEC Solutions, Inc. provides creative services in Broadcast and Audio Visual, Feature Videos, Photography and Design Services areas.  The ideal candidate will have skills archiving multimedia & digital records, with past experience supporting Public Affairs or a media production team to facilitate effective metadata tagging specific to the needs of this team, and also have a working knowledge of Audio-Visual systems and tools.  The digital assets developed are preserved, organized and distributed using a Digital Asset Management System (DAM).

The Digital Archivist will operate the system and manage the video, audio, photo and graphic design elements, by developing meta-data, cataloguing schemes and approaches and ensuring access to the assets from a staff population of 3000.

This is a full-time, on-site position in Washington, DC, 20431.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Act as a system administrator and manage the overall collection of the digital media assets (video, photography, audio and design files)
  • Ensure effective metadata tagging, file structure and find-ability.
  • Create archive (file) structure for each asset group to best accommodate end users and content producers’ needs.
  • Meta-tag and catalogue newly edited and unedited digital assets (video, photography, audio and design files)
  • Prepare digital files of hard media legacy assets.
  • Develop taxonomy and document archival protocols.
  • Contribute in the development of archiving standards and workflow.
  • Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Configure digital archive software, manage user accounts, and control access (ACL management).
  • Provide hands-on training and support for new internal and general users.
Basic qualification:
  • Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in information science, archives management, library science or comparable program.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with digital asset management.
  • Thorough knowledge of metadata schemas and standards; experience with metadata standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital archives, electronic record management, and digital preservation practice.
  • Experience working for an in-house media production team that handles design files, audio, video and photography.
  • Experience with the "Media Beacon" DAM tool is highly preferred!

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