• Digital Asset Curator

    Location US-CA-Thousand Oaks
    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/14/2018 10:19 AM)
    Req #
    # Positions
    Production - Global Digital Production
  • Overview

    For over 50 years SAGE has published high-quality authoritative works across the social and behavioral sciences. We are proud of our long-standing tradition of offering innovative content created by influential minds from across the globe. As one of the few remaining, truly independent publishers, we are a publisher, first and foremost. Our goal is to publish leading-edge content that offers innovative teaching solutions, approaches, and perspectives to the disciplines that we serve. We are firmly guided by the needs of our market. We are driven to publishing titles that contribute to the learning experiences of students, the teaching needs of instructors, and the practicing needs of professionals. 


    The Video Asset Curator supports the Global Digital Production Department in logging, tracking, documenting, and editing digital assets, both original and licensed. This role requires keen organizational abilities, attention to detail, and time management. 

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Watch, assess, and perform edits as needed on raw footage to cut down and save all usable material for future projects
    • Catalog assets, including indexing and tagging for bibliographic and subject metadata
    • Upload assets to management system
    • Contribute to developing and maintaining a cataloging and archival system for videos and images
    • Pull stock images and stock video footage from online providers and upload to the relevant work project folders
    • Keep a Rights Log of stock images and video footage licensing agreements
    • Utilize knowledge of video archive to recommend footage for inclusion in projects or to suggest ideas for B-roll creation

    Qualifications & Education

    • One year of experience and proficiency in cataloguing, indexing, or other metadata management required
    • Experience with Digital Asset Management systems required
    • Video editing experience required
    • Experience with the creation and application of metadata standards, controller vocabularies and attribute relationships
    • Skill in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

      Expertise in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint
    • Experience with project management programs such as JIRA and Confluence preferred



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