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Thursday, October 18, 2012

F/T(assignment) - Digital Asset Mgmt Content Mgr - NJ

Digital Asset Management (DAM) Content Manager

Founded in 1994, Earley & Associates is a highly-regarded Information
Management (IM) consulting company specializing in knowledge/content
management strategy, taxonomy, search integration and information
architecture. We work with companies in a broad range of industries
including retail, high-tech, life sciences, manufacturing, non profit,
and government. Our continued growth has created a new job opportunity
for a DAM Content Consultant. If you want a career in a fast-paced
consulting environment, this might be the right job for you.
As part of the Earley & Associates team, you will work with our clients
in multiple roles that incorporate your skills. Your initial role will
be a minimum of six months (with a possible extension to 12 months)
onsite at a client's location (Ethicon) in Somerville, NJ. In this role,
you will be an archivist responsible for the retrospective analysis,
organization, accessibility and preservation of digital promotional
assets in a Digital Asset Management System (DAM). You will also be
responsible for managing company standards and methods including
architectural alignment, taxonomy and metadata for efficient search,
retrieval and distribution of company assets.  In addition, you will
work to align with key Global Education Solutions teams (Professional
Education, Marketing Mastery and Sales Learning and Development) to
ensure curriculum content is properly stored and tagged for easy search
and distribution. You will build alignment to taxonomy models that can
be utilized globally.  Once this role ends, you will be part of our
regular consulting staff, able to work out of your home office when not
at a client's site

Provide prospective analysis and support for the development of a second
generation DAM deployment
Participate in evaluating key stakeholder needs for asset utilization
and search
Contribute to the establishment of data architecture and taxonomy models
with internal and external stakeholders
Assist in the establishment and management of a file naming structure
Assist in aligning metadata models from a legacy system to the future
Provide retrospective support to a legacy DAM with the objective of
improving search capabilities
Leverage key learning's of prospective analysis to improve existing
search capabilities
Content analysis and classification of existing DAM assets with content
Retrospective data tagging
Ensure that the correct file types are available in the digital asset
library for all distribution points or that proper transcoding
capabilities are available (current and future state)
Establish migration and obsolescence plan for all DAM content
Partner with DAM Administrator for asset migration and testing
Train key stakeholders on DAM naming convention, metadata and taxonomy
Maintain data integrity against established taxonomy and metadata models

College degree desired; Master's degree in Library Science preferred
Business experience (1-2 years with MILS, 3-5 without) with experience
in DAM
Deep understanding of Metadata, Taxonomy, Data Architecture and Search
Familiar with Metadata standards such as Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
(DCMI) or Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)
Strong computer skills a must (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, CSV,
Cross functional team experience highly desired
Deep understanding of compliant business practices
Ability to collaborate and work in a matrixed organization supporting
multiple stakeholders
Ability to work independently with clear guidance
Organizational and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
Problem solving/resolution and cross functional influencing skills
Customer focus and detail-oriented
Must be team player, goal driven and a problem-solver

We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success
is enhanced by our competitive salary depending on experience, in
addition to:
Paid time off
Work from home arrangement when not required to work onsite
Medical benefits
Employee Assistance Program through Optum Care 24

Future growth opportunities!
We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees,
where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a
collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged
to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

If you enjoy working with a highly-regarded company and being in a
fast-paced, team-focused environment, your opportunity is knocking

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