Full Time Job

Asset Curation Specialist


Burbank, CA 05-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Asset Curation Specialist

The Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music hub for TWDC, encompassing all aspects of music commercialization and marketing: recorded music (Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records), Disney Music Publishing, and Disney Concerts. DMG distributes music both physically and digitally, and also licenses music throughout the world in various forms of media including television, print, gaming, and consumer products.

• Manage the curation and archival of audio, video and visual assets, in digital and physical form
• Conduct quality control, data normalization and cleansing to include manual data clean-up as needed
• Asset curation process manual authoring and revision
• Miscellaneous asset related requests such as recommendation of methods and best practices to digitally preserve assets and MP3 servicing
• Maintain and support DMG's digital asset database, its information and its users, ensuring data integrity and providing direction and guidance where needed
• Train and assist users in upload, search and research
• Ability to communicate business needs to IT and suggest DAM modifications/improvements
• Spearhead and project manage asset curation projects as needed
• Establish correlations between various repertoire systems and DAM system, to include controlled vocabulary
• Oversee creative metadata across the music group to include tagging, projects and system training with various departments as it relates to music product
• Establish and build upon current Standards of Practice as needed

Required Qualifications:
• At least 2 years of relevant experience
• Strong database usage and ability to understand data structures
• Strong cataloging and description background
• Strong understanding of metadata standards and experience with nomenclature and taxonomy standards for databases
• Excellent interpersonal skills, very customer and service focused
• Attention to detail, problem solving and accuracy is critical
• Energetic, efficient, excellent time-managements skills; this is a faced paced, continually evolving environment
• Bachelor's degree in Library and/or Information Science or similar field

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Music, Media, and the Entertainment Industry

The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $59,925 - $77,550 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Music Group:

The music is the soundtrack of our lives – from your favorite hits by popular artists to beloved tunes from films like Mary Poppins and Frozen. Find the music that rocks your world right here at the Disney Music Group (DMG), headquartered in Burbank and home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Concerts. DMG releases film and television soundtracks from the world's biggest entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, the legendary Star Wars, ABC and Disney Channel, alongside pop, dance, family music and the catalog of classic rock band Queen. DMG is also an innovator in music distribution and live concerts. If music is your passion, come be a part of the team that brings it to ears all over the world.

This position is with Hollywood Records, Inc, which is part of a business we call Disney Music Group.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r73n9p-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $59,925 to $77,550 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.