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Technical Specialist- DAM
Ref No.: 17-09187
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/29/2017
 The Technical Specialist- DAM will work with and support business partners in the Creative Technologies organization to support, and implement design system solutions.
  • Own and Manage Digital assets management processes, solutions and applications
  • Research, investigate and collaborate with business and IT teams on developing proposals for global DAM solutions.
  • Manage, migrate or sunset several legacy Dam systems including a marketing private media cloud server cluster.
  • Define test plans, execute testing, document results, resolve issues and conduct end-user acceptance testing.
  • Work with users in resolving production issues in a timely manner
  • Adapt to a dynamic business environment, proactively seeking ways to improve IT value to the organization.
  • Work well in a global business environment, being able to communicate effectively with business associates across different cultures, time zones and languages.
  • Keep current with industry trends and best practices
  • Work with other IT business groups and support staff
  • Work effectively in a cross-team environment.Although this position will be primarily located in the New York office, occasional travel to our other locations will be required as required (eg., New Jersey, California, Asia, Europe).
  • Proficient in Digital Asset management and file storage processes
  • Knowledge of rendering technologies and their media types
  • Management of taxonomy and meta tagging process / controls of digital assets
  • Knowledge of compression efficiencies
  • Strong  marketing industry experience is a big plus. Apparel industry knowledge helpful
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, thoroughness and quality toward assigned tasks and goals.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving skills critical.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • 5-10 years of related experience – strong with digital asset management
  • Strong Apple hardware and OSX knowledge a must.
    Education:   Bachelor's degree is required
  • Effective communication - communicates effectively and at the right level based on the audience
  • Problem Solving - Defines business solutions with a diverse set of input for problems that may not be clearly defined
  • Cross Functional Coordination - Coordinates input and participation from diverse set of business stakeholders
  • Business Relationships - Grows and strengthens relationships with business partners
  • Experience with digital asset management technologies, controls, digitization workflows/processes and frameworks, including evolving supporting policies
  • Strong familiarity with information taxonomy and metadata strategies integrated with digital assets and related enterprise master data.
  • Experience with image and other multi-media formats and standards