Archive Specialist, DAM


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Location

NY-Sterling

Classification

Full-Time

Description

The Archive Specialist, Digital Asset Management serves as the primary administrator of the Digital Master Archives with responsibility of collecting, vetting, and distributing publishing assets. This position maintains digital archives for all Book Interior, Cover, Jacket, eBook, and Kit files. The Archive Specialist engages with various internal departments as well as outside vendors.

Essential Functions

• Preserve information and file assets used for
various publishing projects. Ensure the
accessibility and reliability of the Master
Archives as a central repository for all digital
assets.
• Follow protocols for the maintenance / retrieval
of files and version control in keeping with the
company’s long-term strategy for digital asset
preservation.
• Pull application files from archives and create
and/or supply the appropriate assets for eBook
conversion, website maintenance, and custom
content.
• Establish best practices for exchanging and
receiving files from outside Print Vendors/Color
Separators; ensure files with reprint corrections
are retrieved and made accessible as the most
current versions.
• Assist in creation of PDFs from application files
for Archive, Sales/Marketing, and other
purposes.
• Manage multiple projects, prioritize by
complexity and urgency, and schedule tasks
effectively. Report progress on quality audits.
• Handles other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• 4 year college degree or equivalent work
experience.
• Advanced proficiency in Adobe CC2015 and
QuarkXpress.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite,
Adobe Acrobat Pro and Distiller, the ability to
manipulate files with proficiency on MAC and
PC platforms.
• Experience with archiving and/or digital asset
management in a print/publishing environment
required.
• Must be highly organized, disciplined, and have
the ability to prioritize workload.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication
skills.
• Knowledge of book production processes and
Title Management a plus.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-
driven environment.

 

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