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Thursday, June 17, 2010

F/T - Coordinator, Archive Digital Assets - Coach

Job Title: Coordinator, Archive Digital Assets

Position Description: Archive Digital Assets Coordinator / New York, NY

Coach, founded in 1941, is America's premier accessible luxury accessories brand and a leader in international markets. We are a designer and marketer of high quality, modern accessories that complement the diverse lifestyles of today's consumer. Coach offers excellent career growth opportunities, competitive salaries and great benefits within a dynamic work environment.

Coach brings together strong, collaborative people in a dynamic culture of mutual respect, support, and passion for the brand and product. We believe innovation drives winning performance, and we constantly challenge ourselves to be the very best we can in every aspect of our business. You will be surrounded by some of the best and brightest people in the industry. At Coach, you will be in great company!

Primary Purpose: The primary purpose of the Archive Digital Assets Coordinator is to assist the Archive Manager with the implementation, maintenance, and development of the COACH Archive; an integrated physical collection and web based database. This entails the documentation and management of the approximately 15,000+ items that comprise the product and print collections. Serving both as a Design resource and historical record; The COACH Archive supports the Design department and COACH at large.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Archives to...
* Assist in research, data collection, and entry for existing and new collection material including product, fabric, print, and ephemera
* Photograph product and digitize printed ephemera
* Under the direction of the Archive Manager help facilitate the initial and ongoing processing of various facets of the Archive collection
* Process loan requests, product and document retrieval, and reconcile outstanding loans

The accomplished individual will possess...
* Proven knowledge regarding archival preservation and data integrity
* Importance of accurate cataloging and documentation
* Photoshop knowledge, including image processing, color correction, and image resizing
* Strong digital photography experience and skills including: Strobe lighting (Profoto D4), Capture One, and Canon Equipment
* Superior research, data entry, and organizational skills
* The ability to work independently to achieve project goals

An outstanding professional will have...
* Masters Degree in Fashion and Textile Studies, Library Science
with a focus on Archives, or Museum Studies or BFA Photography with
interest in web based data management systems
* 1 or more years of collection management experience with an
archive, museum, retailer, etc.

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach

Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Full Time – Permanent
Interest Category: Design
Requisition Number: 1913
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