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Thursday, December 19, 2013

F/T - Assoc. Asset Mgr, Open Rd Media (NY)

Associate Asset Manager, Open Road Integrated Media – NY

Open Road Integrated Media is seeking a full-time Associate Asset Manager to work with the Interactive Production Team. Our department supports the development and distribution of quality web content for user consumption throughout the growing selection of online platforms and devices.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing immediate and long-term strategies for asset management including video, photos and documents
  • Supporting the maintenance and ongoing development of a robust asset management system
  • Working directly with all departments to improve company workflow
  • Managing the process for content and asset ingestion
  • Coordinate with the production team on delivery of final video assets and optimized encoding
  • Evaluating industry trends, specifically related to asset management and taxonomy
  • Monitoring syndication of marketing assets to content and social media sites
  • Provide regular training for new and existing staff
  • Work with the Interactive Manager and marketing team on department initiatives
Skills required:
  • 2-3 years experience managing or utilizing asset management systems
  • Familiarity with professional tagging or taxonomy structures
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand complex instructions
  • Experience encoding and transcoding video files a plus
  • Photoshop (must have medium to high level of proficiency)
  • Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree in a related field preferred
  • Final Cut knowledge a plus
Department Overview:
Open Road Integrated Media’s Interactive Production department oversees product development, maintenance of the content management system, and metadata supervision. Individual responsibilities range from interacting with multiple departments to create and distribute new web content to researching and developing new systems to improve workflow throughout the company, to updating and monitoring all online content generated by the Open Road team.

About Open Road:
Open Road is a digital content company that publishes and markets ebooks by creating connections between authors and their audiences across multiple platforms.

Financed by Kohlberg Ventures and led by CEO Jane Friedman and President Jeffrey Sharp, ORIM leverages its partners’ experience and relationships to enhance titles from literary giants and introduce new stars to readers. The company’s e-books offer a 360-degree world of existing and originally produced premium content that is marketed through a new online proprietary platform.

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