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Production and Asset Manager AH1078 (601401)
Ref No.: 18-04026
Location: Auburn Hill, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 03/19/2018 to 12/30/2018
  • Description:The Production and Asset Manager is responsible for managing the production of video and audio assets used by Chrysler Academy as well as organizing, selecting, collecting, reviewing and routing assets for all projectsOversees the pre-production, production, and post-production process for all videos and audio recordings developed by Chrysler AcademyDevelops extended resources outside of Chrysler Academy to execute video direction, editing, camera operation, lighting, and other aspects of production as requiredAssists in video, audio and other asset creation budgets and scope developmentManages and maintains art library and online search engine in collaboration with overall departmental effortsWork with all project stakeholders and external vendors to ensure asset product correctnessGather existing art from media sites, agencies, Brands, and other sources as requiredCreate and maintain live asset lists in a central location for accessibility by all team members for all projects, including web and printDetermine shot lists for photoshoots based upon knowledge of available/existing and approved/unapproved assets to maximize timing/budget efficienciesDetermine source location, asset number, asset description, asset responsibility, changes, product correctness and status for each asset in any given projectDetermine retouching needs for every project, and work with graphic designers/vendors to ensure major retouching is done correctly, on time, and on budgetAssists with simple retouching tasks, including cropping, resizing, color manipulation, and removing artifacts to be compatible with project and legal requirementsFTP assets and notify work teams on daily basis to ensure overall project efficiency and organizationWork with project teams to ensure assets are reviewed by Product Information and Legal departments for usabilityMaintain ongoing dialogue with Product Specialists to stay current on product information changes, updates, etcMaintain ongoing communication with all project stakeholders on asset statusHelp maintain Asset Library for all Chrysler Academy projects, including transferring files as necessary, organizing network folders, removing old assets, etcReview manuscripts and production scripts for asset needs and potential imagery issuesCommunicate with Interactive Designers/Producers on asset quantities and usesReview subsequent script versions to determine asset naming correctness and issuesMaintain positive and collaborative working relationship with Chryslers internal asset departments to acquire necessary CGI and media assetsPeriodically check with all internal and external resources for new art availabilityWork with graphic designers and project teams to determine CGI asset needs, including powertrain, chassis, interior and exterior imagery, as well as color, angle and use of each CGI assetReformat assets prior to sending out for review, based on specific reviewer needsConsistently evaluate asset management processes for efficiency and accuracyAttend project-related meetings, reviews, etc. Asset Specialists Work for and support the Production and Asset Manager by creating and editing electronic assets for use in various on-line and print deliverables.


DESCRIPTION:
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position Description: Assistant Asset Manager/Photo Retoucher Support

·Using Adobe Photoshop, perform light retouching tasks, including cropping, resizing, color manipulation, and removing artifacts to be compatible with project and legal requirements
·Work with all project stakeholders and external vendors to ensure asset product correctness
·Research and locate existing art from media sites, agencies, Brands, and other sources as required
·Create and maintain live asset lists in a central location for accessibility by all team members for all projects, including web and print
·Determine source location, asset number, asset description, asset responsibility, changes, product correctness and status for assets in any given project
·FTP assets and notify work teams on daily basis to ensure overall project efficiency and organization
·Work with project teams to ensure assets are reviewed by Product Information and Legal departments for usability
·Maintain ongoing communication with all project stakeholders on asset status
·Supporting Asset Management team by managing and assigning workload.
·Maintain and oversee internal Asset Library for all FCA Performance Institute projects, including transferring files as necessary, organizing network folders, removing old assets, etc
·Review manuscripts and production scripts for asset needs and potential imagery issues
·Review subsequent script versions to determine asset naming correctness and issues
·Maintain positive and collaborative working relationship with FCA's internal asset departments to acquire necessary CGI and media assets
·Work with graphic designers and project teams to determine CGI asset needs, including powertrain, chassis, interior and exterior imagery, as well as color, angle and use of each CGI asset
·Reformat assets prior to sending out for review, based on specific reviewer needs
·Consistently evaluate asset management processes for efficiency and accuracy
·Attend project-related meetings, reviews, etc.
·Maintain ongoing backup files

Required Qualifications
·Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office applications required
·Excellent and demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills a must
·3-5 years experience managing assets in a professional environment, preferably in creative or studio department.
·Experience with digital photography a must
·Bachelor's degree in related field
·Proven experience collaborating with project team members and various internal departments/disciplines to produce learning solutions and provide project status updates
·General automotive systems and component knowledge a plus

Other Requirements
·Strong organizational skills
·Ability to work collaboratively and collectively with all project stakeholders
Work Load Ratio
·30% Photoshop retouching
·70% asset management organization

Compensation
The ideal candidate can anticipate competitive compensation.
 
Location: Auburn Hills, MI


Work Schedule
  • Hours Per Day:8.50
  • Hours Per Week:42.50
  • Start Time:08:30 AM
  • End Time:05:00 PM
  • Overtime Required:No