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Digital Archive Manager

Digital Archive Manager

Job ID 
2018-1376
# of Openings 
1
Job Location Name 
Opry Entertainment Group
Job Location(s) 
US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 
6/26/2018
Category 
Other
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

The Digital Archive Manager is responsible for day to day operations of and access to the digital media asset management system. Responsible for determining and implementing best practices and protocols related to metadata, content ingestion, archiving and digitization of Opry Entertainments audio, video and photographic assets.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily archive and restore processes, asset research and delivery, and the creation and tracking of new assets and data and leading a small team of direct reports supporting these operations.
  • Support daily archive management functions including; migrations, metadata curation and fix, replacement and purge workflows.
  • Establish protocols for assigning technical and creative metadata to all media and communicate to various departments. Identify best practices for developing hierarchies, catalogs/folder sets, collections of assets and ensure implementation of those practices.
  • Coordinate MAM needs with internal departments including marketing, production and licensing. Control traffic and organize usage of MAM. Facilitate resolution of any MAM issues by working closely with IT department, vendors and/or utilizing help desk and support tools.
  • Responsible for preparing archive analytics, productivity and reliability metrics, quality and reporting. Regularly reporting out critical metrics on a monthly basis to leadership.
  • Create, maintain and revise as needed; process maps, user stories, workflows, and standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct archive audits, content reviews and have responsibility for the overall health of digital assets and MAM system.
  • Serve as a key subject matter expert in digital archive management, storage management, migration management, growth and capacity planning. Interact with technology and business partners to keep abreast of changes in archival technology, formats, processes, and storage and system solutions in support of evolving business needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Moving Image Archive Studies, Computer Science, Engineering, Library Science, Film, Television and Digital Media or related field associated with native digital, file storage and file management.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing a MAM system infrastructure, asset inventory and/or supervision of an archive operations department
  • Knowledge in Archives and Asset Management with significant expertise in Digital Archives including familiarity with relevant standards and evolving best practices as it relates to audio, video and photos.
  • Effective problem solver able to assess and adapt to changing priorities and strategies.
  • Solid understanding of the creation, maintenance and long-term migration of digital assets including audio, video and photos.
  • Thorough knowledge working with Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Access and Excel, database applications, and inventory management applications, as well as MAM system experience. Experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop.
  • A varied and thorough knowledge of film and video concepts, workflows and technologies.
  • Understand file interchange formats such as AXF, MXF, and IMF.
  • Understanding of digital video filtering and scaling; frame rate and format conversions.
  • Experience with digital file delivery applications (Signiant, Aspera, Smartjog, etc).
  • Familiarity with multiple audio-visual formats (specifically XD Cam, Digitbeta, IMX, 1” and 2” tape), understanding of broadcast quality standards, and familiarity with media archive methodology.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.