Digital Asset Manager
Phototype
Ewing, NJ
Digital Asset Management Business Analyst

Phototype, founded in 1919, is one of the longest running, independently owned brand-building companies in the US. Our corporate headquarters is located in Cincinnati, OH. We employ over 280 account managers, strategists, designers, production artists, graphics application and workflow specialists, programmers, color scientists and printing experts in offices through-out the US, Europe and Asia. Phototype has an onsite office inside our CPG client in Ewing and we have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Asset Management Business Analyst (internally, we call this position DAM Business Analyst).

The DAM Business Analyst reports to the Team Leader and is a librarian for the 21st century. DAM Business Analyst have the same research and data gathering skills of traditional librarians, but they apply that knowledge to online technology. The successful candidate is an expert in accessing online information and using the latest technology to conduct research. Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented and has the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while anticipating the needs of client.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain the digital asset site
Responsible for the flow of the digital assets in and out of the online database
Serves as subject matter expert for all things relating to digital assets
Work with external Digital Asset Management company to resolve problems or issues
Upload, download and understand metadata hierarchy required
Ensure all proprietary rights and legal authorizations are in place
Set up new asset library and workspaces
Ensure consistency between test and production environments
Enter metadata about the image and product data that pertains to the product depicted in the image
Maintain rights-managed status on images in database
Work with IT to troubleshoot and determine improvements needed in database and database interfaces
Help maintain and plan complex workflow support to onsite and offsite client(s)
Works with on-site teams to clean up image data for search-ability

Required Skills:
Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and innovative solution capabilities
Handles self with finesse and diplomacy with an understanding of changing priorities, sense of urgency, execution of results and support for the team
Is an effective, mature, self-aware team player who has a calming style
Leads and initiates change effectively and is flexible and collaborative in all cross-functional responsibilities
Operates with high integrity, is productive under high pressure, hands-on when needed
Demonstrates excellent communication ability using strong listening skills and logical, systematic approach to assimilating and sharing information in all areas
Strong knowledge of consumer products packaging, creative design, production artwork and print services helpful
Displays situational leadership by applying experiences to current/new challenges and situations

Ideal Attributes:
Exceptional attention to fine details
Self-motivated and disciplined
Willing to constantly improve
Openness and adaptability to change
Must tolerate a fast-paced, hectic environment
Be self-directed and require little direction
Able to prioritize and complete work assignments and projects in timely fashion
Project Phototype’s image by being genuine, friendly, caring and take pride in your work
Effective and persuasive communication skills

Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphics Communication or Information Technology – or equivalent experience
Experience in printing field or prepress production ideal
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus

In return for your talents, Phototype offers a dynamic work environment, competitive salaries, full benefits effective first day of employment including medical, dental, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, onsite fitness facility, as well as education reimbursement, 401k and profit sharing plans.

For fastest consideration, please apply online to the Careers section of our website www.phototype.com. Only applications received through this process will be considered. No phone calls please.

Phototype is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.