Berklee Online is the world's first - and biggest - online music school, with years of demonstrated excellence in the world of higher education. We offer the right candidate a chance to take part in our fast-paced, entrepreneurial video team - all while maintaining an all-too-rare work/life balance with generous benefits.
Under the direction of the Director of Video Strategy, the Digital Asset Coordinator works collaboratively as a member of Berklee Online's in-house video team to maintain our digital asset management systems and is responsible for ensuring consistency with Berklee Online's best practices for file formats, metadata creation, and file management, across the entire organization. This role works closely with video producers, designers, and course developers to ensure that source files and final assets are properly delivered and assists in helping to promote and distribute these files for use in projects across the organization -- from course development to marketing.
This position requires strong attention to detail and a deep understanding of file management best practices including the proper use of metadata. This role is responsible for maintaining, organizing, and archiving a large amount of video content, as such, knowledge of storage area networks (SAN), Amazon S3, and video post-production is essential. As a member of the video team this role will also participate in the video production and post-production process as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Digital asset management across a number of platforms including: Brandfolder, Amazon S3, YouTube, Kaltura, Wistia, and an internal SAN.
Organize and track video and other file types using digital asset management best practices in a shared workflow environment for easy retrieval.
Archive final projects and video assets following Berklee Online's naming guidelines and best practices for file retention and deletion.
Work collaboratively with video producers, editors, designers, and course developers to build and maintain functional digital asset management systems.
Maintain consistency of metadata, file uploads, file naming, policies and procedures.
Assist the video team as needed with video production and post-production.
Adhere to Berklee Online's brand and workflow guidelines.
Quality assurance and attention to detail in creating and reviewing work.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Demonstrated video production and digital asset management expertise, including at least 3-5 years of experience in the following areas:
A bachelor's degree (preferred majors: Library Science, Archive Management, Communications, or Information Systems).
2+ years of experience working with digital asset management systems.
An understanding of the content creation process and knowledge of different file types.
Strong attention to detail with file naming and data entry.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with people in the office as well as remote employees.
Willingness to learn new technologies and techniques as digital content production standards and workflows evolve.
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work in a team-based, fast-paced atmosphere with high standards for quality, accuracy, and innovation.
Familiarity with music theory, music business, and music production technologies preferred.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some nights/weekends as needed.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002299
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.