Digital Content Specialist

  • Posting Code                   AVCMMultiRegion04282017
  • Company Name              Allied Vaughn
  • Position Title                   Digital Content Specialist
  • Start Date                         Open
  • Duration                           Ongoing/Indefinite
  • Location                          Detroit (Primary), Chicago, Minneapolis
  • Travel Required              None
  • Salary                               Hourly
  • Hire Status                       Full-Time

Position Overview

The qualified candidate has a background and/or experience in a variety of areas including Digital Asset Management best practices and strategy workflows, Corporate Archiving, Change Management, CPG/Entertainment/Media Sector, Taxonomy Development, Metadata Application, and Content Governance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders to develop and execute DAM initiatives
  • Complete high priority projects with time sensitive deadlines
  • Implement asset workflow enhancements, information governance, and DAM maintenance
  • Migrate assets and metadata from various source repositories like PIM, MAM, etc systems into DAM
  • Support workflow enhancements, policy and procedures documentation
  • Provide research support for both internal and external stakeholders and clients
  • Collaborate with teams to execute standards in content curation, description, governance, access and delivery
  • Utilize application tools to optimize ingest, data cleansing, and quality control
  • Create strategic metadata application templates, workflows, and taxonomy enhancements

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the ROI value of metadata and its maintenance
  • Provide maintenance support of established and proven workflows
  • Manage new content acquisitions and normalize metadata
  • Ability to understand and execute user permissions and access


  • 3-5 years working in DAM or related professional experience
  • Degree in Library Information Science, Infomatics, Communication, Marketing, Project Management, Digital Media or related field, or professional experience equivalent
  • Experience processing and ingesting large collections of digital content
  • Skills in developing and creating metadata standards based on industry, DAM, and client access needs
  • Expertise with various rich media content and design software formats
  • Ease in working in fast paced, dynamic and deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to accelerate SME brand expertise and management
  • Experience assembling business requirements and translating to stakeholders
  • Build relationships with upper management, creative agencies, and departmental entities

Desired Skills

  • Industry experience working with entertainment, CPG, post-production, and design content
  • An understanding of content usage rights, restrictions and licensing
  • Ability to forecast and strategize process, project, and program improvements
  • Experience with DAM enterprise systems like Open Text, MediaBin, and/or Media Beacon

Allied Vaughn Company Overview

Since 1959, Allied Vaughn has been an industry leader with supporting the media asset management needs of clients working across many industries, including entertainment, manufacturing, e-commerce, consumer products, marketing, publishing, non-profit, archives, historical, and academia.  Allied Vaughn provides professional content management services to support a variety of content repository systems including DAM (Digital Asset Management), PIM (Product Information Management), and MAM (Media Asset Management). Services include media archiving, restoration, preservation, migration, workflow management, taxonomy design, metadata application, information governance, records management, and project management.   As a professional service organization with a wide range of resource expertise, we are able to provide scalable solutions to support both long and short term project execution, to manage both physical and digital content, at every stage of its life cycle.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates email Brian Varkula, Human Resources Generalist at:

  • Submit Resume and References as a single Word or PDF document
  • Submission must include the following contact information: phone number, email address, and residence location
  • If applicable, include LinkedIn URL
  • Include the Posting Code and Position Title in the email subject line

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