Content Tagger/Metadata Specialist, LAC Group

By IS Lab February 9, 2021

LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a Content Tagger/Metadata Specialist for a world-renowned media/entertainment organization. The Content Tagger/Metadata Specialist will be responsible for reviewing movies and television episodes and adding comprehensive metadata within a predefined methodology. Your work will enhance great content and empower creatives, consumers, and executives. Work will be performed remotely and candidates can be located anywhere in the US. This is a part-time position, approximately 25-29 hours per week. While this role can work nicely as a complement for industry creatives who have other part-time pursuits on the side, it is not a good fit for someone who has a full-time job.

Job Responsibilities

  • Watch and annotate (“tag”) episodic and movie video content within a digital platform, across both objective and abstract metadata annotation types.
  • Categorize content into genres, add keywords and metadata tags according to complex predefined methodology that will help define catalog to viewers and help users discover new content, as well as aid writers and marketing teams.
  • Identify iconic and compelling segments within a title, based on likelihood to capture viewer attention and identify specific title “mood” (ex. Funny, suspenseful, etc.)


  • Have a solid understanding of storylines, storyline development, characters, and character development as they relate to episodic and movie content.
  • Have a passion for deconstructing stories.
  • Comfortable and capable of working with abstract concepts.
  • Experience editing and working with metadata.
  • Experience working with a Content Management Systems and/or digital platforms.
  • Flexibility amid an evolving environment is a must.
  • Film degree, MFA in writing, professional writers’ room experience, script reader, or equivalent experience preferred.