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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Digital Asset Mgmt Coord, Sesame Workshop (NY)

Digital Asset Management Coord., Sesame Workshop – NY

Sesame Workshop, a not-for-profit educational organization, seeks a Digital Asset Management Coordinator. This position is located in New York, NY.

Sesame Workshop creates innovative and engaging content to help all children reach their highest potential. For more than 40 years, the Workshop has been a global pioneer in educating and entertaining children through multiple media. The organization grounds its work in research to understand how media helps children learn, develop and grow. Sesame Workshop is best known as the creator of Sesame Street, The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo.

General responsibilities:
  • Identify metadata gaps and needs for Production Management department
  • Workflow advisor for video related metadata entry
  • Development of revised metadata taxonomy and schema sets
  • Data Governance
  • Management of change requests and updates to eRosita system
  • Creative development of curated library projects
  • General asset archiving assistance
Key areas of responsibility:
  • Workflow development of metadata entry for new and outstanding legacy projects (Kinect TV, Furchester, etc.)
  • Schedules and coordinates Metadata development meetings
  • Management of eRosita related JIRA tickets
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing of updates to eRosita system
  • Coordinate reconciliation of asset IDs for fulfillment tracking and for missing assets
  • Coordinate Hitachi server cleanup efforts
  • Coordinate data governance and metadata cleanup efforts
  • Project based curation assistance
  • Creative development: Up With Elmo/Sweet Dreams pilots, Sesame Radio
Consults with:
  • Curation/Asset Management Team
  • IS Development Team
  • International Media Fulfillment
  • Digital Operations
  • Technical Operations
  • Domestic Post Production
  • Talent Payments/Finance
  • Content Department Interns
Critical Position Behaviors:
  • Leadership Qualities: Effectively works across departments to understand the issues users face and take steps to improve metadata and related workflows. Effectively guide users through existing metadata workflow procedures, or establish workflows for metadata entry where there are gaps. Enforces data governance through standards and practices.
  • Initiative: Follows through on ideas, assignments and open issues. Seeks out and resolves gaps in content metadata or system functionality/usability.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability: Ability to adjust to needs of a particular production or company initiative surrounding metadata and fulfillment. Ability to take direction and work effectively with various individuals and departments.
  • Detail Oriented: Methodical and precise with data management, governance, and UAT testing. Consistent metadata rules and use of language in data values. Extensive research of content to resolve metadata gaps.
  • Confident: Extensive first-hand experience with the Sesame production workflow procedures from development through fulfillment, as well as the front and back ends of the Production/Rights Management (eRosita) and Archiving (SAM) systems. Knowledgeable with regards to Sesame content and its history. Familiarity with Rights Management rules and logic.
  • Team Player: Effectively works across departments and in a team setting to collaboratively develop new solutions for metadata related issues, including asset tracking, search, fulfillment, and archiving.
  • Enthusiastic: Always assists users with a smile. Passionate about developing solutions for making content more accessible.
  • Results Oriented: Effectively works on multiple projects with multiple deadlines to achieve results in a timely manner. Timely response to user requests.
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