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Asset Management Specialist

Apply Now Job ID 509839BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Studio Entertainment Brand The Walt Disney Studios Date posted 12/06/2017
The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings.

Content Technology/Asset Management is a division within the larger Studio Technology team and is dedicated to the acquisition, description, security and preservation of the assets created, used and maintained by the Walt Disney Studios.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for data curation of all Asset Management solutions – adding value to assets via accurate metadata and organization
  • Facilitate Data Curation Working Group in partnership with business unit asset managers
  • Responsible for the understanding, upkeep and adherence to taxonomy and metadata schema
  • Responsible for data normalization, data cleansing and automatic metadata recognition efforts
  • Perform quality control of metadata by all business unit asset managers
  • Report to Data Governance Council on all Data Curation Working Group activity
  • Responsible for asset security and understanding user permissions
  • Assist users in upload, search and research within Asset Management products
  • Advocate for metadata and train users on its importance
  • Analyze how updates to data model affect ecosystem

Basic Qualifications

  • 1-2 years work experience in related field, preferably managing digital collections
  • Familiarity with databases and ability to understand data structures
  • Proficiency in cataloging and description
  • Previous experience with Asset Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills, along with verbal and written communication
  • Understanding of metadata standards
  • Experience with media technologies and production workflows
  • Detail oriented and organized

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with learning and teaching new technologies
  • Familiarity with Media & Entertainment industry
  • Membership in industry trade organizations

Preferred Education

  • Masters Degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or Masters Degree in Computer Science or related equivalent

Additional Information

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, an equal opportunity employer
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