Senior Asset Manager

El Segundo, California | Freelance | Job ID #44247 |
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Our client, a consumer products company, seeks a temporary Sr. Asset Manager to co-lead the optimization of the current company-wide DAM systems. This is a 1-year contract, eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search.

A core responsibility will be the evaluation of existing platforms to enhance, integrate and consolidate while potentially identifying a new platform solution. This person will be working with various cross functional teams to collect information and buy-in, as well as managing an Asset Coordinator for day-to-day asset management needs.

Reporting to the Director of Packaging Design, the Sr. Asset Manager leads the evaluation, recommendation and implementation of a consolidated and centralized asset management platform corporate wide. In addition, this manager will implement, govern and optimize asset standardization in a pilot program.

Skills:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge with Asset Management best practices and systems are a must
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Must be detail oriented and extremely organized
  • Should be able to work towards identifying best practices and systems to sort and manage all digital assets
  • Needs to have a base understanding of the web environment, app development, and some knowledge of design, creative, and production process
  • Must be able to quickly adapt to the department process and constantly seeks solutions for efficiency and improvement for the team

Additional Requirements Include:

  • Ability to lead the gathering and analyzing of data to provide recommended solutions while navigating a complex corporate structure
  • Ability to build strong relationships and open communication with overseas partners
  • Project Management experience, training or general knowledge a plus
  • Strong leadership skills, experience managing/supervising others?
  • Project budget management, analysis and reporting?
  • High sense of urgency
  • Strong interest and passion for emerging technologies
  • Proficient understanding of design applications, file formats and sizes
  • Flawless attention to detail and memory
  • Ability to prioritize requests and remain calm/composed

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience working as an asset manager, digital librarian, or archivist
  • Experience with workflow of the full digital asset management lifecycle
  • Experience working with digital asset management systems is a requirement
  • Experience working with large IT organization a plus
  • Strong Knowledge of web technology and database structures
  • Working Knowledge of 3D software, such as, Modo, 3D Studio Max, Maya, ZBrush, Softimage
  • Working knowledge of design software – Adobe Design Suite CS5
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Familiar with typical creative and production processes
  • Experience working with clients, consultants and vendors
  • An Undergraduate Degree from a four-year university/college (or comparable experience) is required
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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