Full Time Job

Digital Librarian Lead

Visual Data Media Services

Burbank, CA 02-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Position Overview

The Lead Digital Librarian works in the Vault and manages content on multiple platforms including - but not limited to - LTO, spinning disk, MAM and cloud-based environments.

*This particular role is based in the office until training is successfully completed, and can then be flexible for remote work based on business demands.


  • Retrieving/archiving assets from/to LTO and Hard Drives
  • Repurposing LTO’s and LTO library management with client caches
  • Filename management, eliminate illegal characters
  • Ingesting assets into MAM
  • Staging/migrating files to various servers
  • Creating folder structures for clients in MAM
  • Setting file retention policies based on clients and workflows
  • Metadata entering and updates
  • Audio vetting and naming
  • Staging assets to appropriate Operations locations
  • Ability to drive elements between VDMS facilities, clients and vendors
  • Resolve issues either technical or deadline related, and collaborate with operational departments and client services, towards a timely resolution
  • Responding & Scheduling email requests
  • Engage in on-going training and the training of other team members
  • Operation of various asset and workflow management tools
  • Help troubleshot and lead other team members in their tasks
  • Represent and uphold all department policies and procedures and maintain an exceptional level of service for our customers
  • Undertake additional department duties as required


Desired Skills and Experience

  • 1+ years of post-production or media distribution experience, plus
  • 1+ years experience working with various digital file types, a plus
  • 1+ years supervisor experience
  • Results oriented with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills
  • In depth knowledge of audio/video, physical and file formats and electronic delivery platforms
  • Strong multi-tasker, with experience with organizing and managing multiple priorities, while retaining comprehensive knowledge of multiple workflows
  • Strong ability to follow direction, work unsupervised, at a fast pace in a calm and collected manner
  • Ability to troubleshoot and act as a critical thinker
  • Familiar with major online retailer Metadata / XML Creation and Verification, Digital Packaging and Quality Control processes, a plus
  • Experience with LTO, a plus
  • Experience with data wrangling, a plus


  • Solutions oriented, “Can Do” attitude
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Active listener and superior communicator
  • High level of customer service
  • Ability to think logically and orderly
  • Knowledge of business and customer service and service methods
  • Skill in understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Skill in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • The ability to work independently at tasks that require concentration
  • Language and communication skills to receive instructions, follow directions, and work both productively and safely

Physical Demands:

  • Continual computer keyboard and monitor use while sitting to perform desk-related work for extended periods of time.
  • Continual use of telephone system to receive and convey information
  • Occasional walking, grasping, reaching, bending, carrying, and lifting (up to 50 lbs.).
  • Position may require employee to be available to work overtime, depending on the Company service requirements.
  • Position may require employee to be available to work 8 hours a day and 5 days a week, depending on the Company scheduling requirements
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job