• Digital Asset Librarian

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    4363
    Function
    Information Technology
    Location Name
    423 West 55th Street
  • Overview

    Related Companies is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 47 years ago, Related is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi and London, and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. With over $50 billion in assets owned or under development, the company’s portfolio is made up of best-in-class developments in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets across all asset classes. 

    Related was recently named one of the “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World” by Fast Company Magazine. Related has dramatically redefined the concept of metropolitan luxury by introducing extraordinary residential properties in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and Washington, D.C. With each new building, Related has been hailed for setting new standards of excellence in the luxury marketplace. Related also owns an extensive portfolio of workforce and affordable housing and has several new rental developments underway across the country. Among other leadership initiatives, they were the first landlord to accept credit card payments, one of the first developers to build sustainable high-rise buildings and the first national developer to go smoke-free. Related’s commitment to hospitality-level service in its residential buildings includes a proprietary training program that empowers employees to exceed its residents’ expectations, and an exclusive strategic partnership with Hello Alfred to provide a suite of personal life-enhancing services to residents. Related is also a strategic investor in category-defining companies including Equinox® and SoulCycle. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.

    Responsibilities

    The Digital Asset Librarian will be responsible for the setup, organization, accessibility of the company’s global Acquia digital asset library. The Digital Asset Librarian will assist groups and individuals in the location, selection and use of assets.  Additionally, this individual will solicit property, lifestyle, neighborhood, logos and stock images from all of the company’s locations and business lines, and oversee the final selection, taxonomy, metadata and classification of all digital assets.

     

    • Responsible for gathering media from various locations and business lines following best practices for taxonomy and tagging, and automating the removal of expiring assets
    • Act as primary liaison between web, creative, media, and marketing groups to ensure assets are organized and archived as effectively and efficiently as possible
    • Upload, tag, and EOL assets within the Acquia DAM system according to business needs and taxonomy rules
    • Encourage the use of newly created content by communicating with stakeholders on a regular basis about changes and updates
    • Seek out, organize, manage and track digital assets for websites, wayfinding kiosks, marketing materials, media and other applications
    • Responsible for all metadata tagging to ensure easy finding by users with varying degrees of familiarity with digital asset management systems
    • Responsible for training others in the creation or preservation of digital resources and the use of the Acquia DAM system; troubleshoot asset access problems
    • Interact with IT, Creative Services and Corporate Affairs colleagues and marketing teams to implement and maintain the Acquia DAM’s technical infrastructure and digital assets
    • Manage lifecycle of image assets after creation, including selects and ingestion within the DAM, ensuring accuracy of image expiration dates and usage rights
    • Generate image contact sheets, asset reports and maintain records for the system
    • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement to aid in the overall enrichment of the image lifecycle
    • Pull reports from the tool and analyze data to provide an overview to leadership on content usage trends and behaviors and then recommend solutions accordingly
    • Maintain accurate procedures and records for the system

    Qualifications

    • Expertise with Acquia DAM
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 3+ years of experience managing image-based digital asset management systems including metadata management
    • Experience with setting up and maintaining enterprise-scale DAMs
    • Experience with descriptive metadata standards, taxonomy and archival arrangement
    • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple priorities
    • Knowledge of video, image, and digital formats is essential
    • Extremely organized with relentless attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Cataloging or metadata management experience preferred
    • Able to effectively collaborate in a global, cross functional team environment
    • Able to use logic to determine the correct action to take
    • Able to learn quickly and balance priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to work independently and manage own workload

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