Digital Asset Manager

  • Posting Code               AVCMMultiRegion04272017
  • Company Name          Allied Vaughn
  • Position Title                DAM Manager
  • Start Date                     Open
  • Duration                        Ongoing/Indefinite
  • Location                        Detroit (Primary), Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York City
  • 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, and Project Management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Champion corporate-wide DAM adoption and deliver training to global clients and internal stakeholders in access and use
  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders, content creators, global clients, and vendors to create and develop DAM initiatives
  • Provide strategic solutions that enhance asset workflow, information governance, and DAM maintenance
  • Manage assets from various workflows and sources to normalize metadata
  • Coordinate high priority projects that meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Supervise teams to direct projects and overall DAM maintenance
  • Create and enhance standards across the entire life cycle of the record
  • Communicate ROI and measured results related to user experience, metadata, asset throughput and accessibility
  • Identify, align, and translate business goals with overall corporate DAM initiatives

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Understanding of various technology tools and the ability to translate and communicate with IT and stakeholders
  • Ability to recommend and execute user permissions and access
  • Create, train, execute and document DAM policies and procedures
  • Strategize and troubleshoot at the cross section of users, processes, and systems
  • Ability to accelerate SME brand expertise and management
  • Serve as a liaison between upper management, creative agencies, and departmental entities


  • 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 prioritizing and curating large collections of digital content
  • Experience with varied asset workflows and content life cycle management
  • High level expertise in taxonomy and metadata structures, taxonomy and governance best practices
  • Expertise with various rich media content and design software formats
  • Collaborating and developing policy and procedures to support enterprise systems
  • Expertise customizing solution standards based on industry, DAM, and client-based needs
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to translate and communicate business requirements, metrics, and ROI
  • Ability to strategize process, project, and program improvements
  • Experience supervising small onsite and virtual teams
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients on projects across departments
  • Ease in working in fast paced, dynamic and deadline-driven environment

Desired Skills

  • Experience working with PIM, MAM, or related systems preferred
  • Industry experience working with entertainment, CPG, post-production, and design content
  • An understanding of content usage rights, restrictions and licensing
  • The ability to strategize monetization and repurposing of rich media assets

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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