Digital Asset Manager, Belkin International

By IS Lab April 20, 2021

Belkin International

We are seeking a Digital Asset Manager to govern our various digital asset archives — supporting multiple brands, product portfolios, departments, and regional offices.  The ideal candidate excels at building lasting cross-functional relationships and leading process innovations in a fast-paced worldwide, organization.

You would manage thousands of assets for the Belkin International family of brands applied across a variety of project types — packaging, in-store (POS), online (web, eCommerce, social, CRM), trade shows/events, videos, presentations, etc.  Your key function would be to maximize discovery of assets located on various platforms — Workfront digital asset management (DAM) system, multiple file servers and Sharepoint sites.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the lifecycle of marketing assets
  • Integrate final assets into the DAM system and Brand Portal
  • Manage the libraries of components used to develop final assets, including (but not limited to) iconography, logos, typefaces, stock photography, stock video footage, 3D files, template files
  • Share of assets to internal team members, cross-functional teams and external partners
  • Manage asset retention schedules
  • Develop strategy for backup server structures
  • Develop migration plan to the DAM for key assets currently located on company servers and Microsoft Sharepoint locations
  • Train and support our global and regional offices.A weekly or bi-weekly EMEA call would be earlier than the standard 9:00AM PST workday start time while an APeA call would be after 5:00PM PST.
  • Collaborate with IT system manager to optimize the user experience and functionality of the DAM.
  • Proactively recommend updates to taxonomy, metadata, and naming conventions based on changing business requirements and metadata best practices.
  • Enforce proper tagging and asset categorization.
  • Estimate and purchase licensing for assets, open PO’s and manage stock photography and video account(s).
  • Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support IS0 system.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements of Belkin.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Understand and follow company rules and regulations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required.

Job Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MLIS or similar), certification or equivalent experience working with DAM systems
  • 5-7 years’ experience working with global organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge in print-ready and web-ready requirements
  • Experience planning and developing asset ontologies, including content taxonomies and structured metadata, for large content catalogs
  • Experience crafting information interactions with the user experience of asset management
  • Experience in planning for content reuse and adaptive content strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, self-starter
  • Ability to assess, prioritize and troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • (Preferred) Experience with Workfront DAM & MRM

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