Milton Keynes
Not disclosed
29 Nov 2012
31 Dec 2012
Agency, Media, Other

Job Description


Welywn Garden City

£Attractive + Benefits

We require a project manager for the implementation of a Digital Asset Management system and service. The business owns, generates and procures a vast quantity of long-term media assets, product imagery, video, lifestyle, creative photography, brand identity graphics, third-party content, artwork and stock imagery

What you’ll deliver

• To implement a digital asset management system and BAU service using existing Tesco platforms, technology (Mediabin) and dedicated resource as part of a UK Marketing Operational Efficiency Programme
• To act as primary liaison between IT, UK Marketing business users and operational teams to identify, plan and configure the DAM to support a wide range of end user requirements (including user access, role/permission structures, metadata schemas, asset identification, classification, ingestion, approval, storage, retrieval, re-purpose and distribution workflows).
• To understand high level business needs with a focus on how Digital Asset Management can support those needs; with the ability to quantify cost and time savings.
• To coordinate the collection, categorisation, preparation and upload of Tesco’s existing media assets using dedicated resource.
• To manage both a technical roadmap and a stakeholder engagement plan, leading to a culture change towards digital asset management and use at Tesco.
• To design and maintain an effective asset management service ensuring assets are efficiently categorised, tagged, uploaded, version controlled and available to meet business critical deadlines.
• Identify and operationalise training and support so that ability to use the DAM is broadly permeated through the business
• Ensure that any digital assets produced for Tesco globally are (or can be adapted or transformed to be) suitable for all channels, including Print, Web, Social Media, Mobile and Email

Candidate Requirements

Skills Required

• Demonstrable understanding of working with and on taxonomies and metadata.
• Understanding of both the technical and operational challenges of changing working practices around assets.
• Excellent understanding of the process of photography and professional shoots
• Excellent knowledge of creating, retouching, optimising and delivering imagery across multiple channels.
• Knowledge of InDesign and Quark, illustration file formats and Illustrator; still image file & video file formats – PhotoShop, media processing technology, batching tools, and content storage (file types incl. JPEG, TIFF, GIF, Adobe (PSD, AI, PDF, FLASH)
• Experience in working with all types of media.
• Demonstrable experience managing digital asset management systems.
• Significant experience of people and project management, with an emphasis on strategy, planning and analysis/ review.
• Substantial process design experience.

Contact / Application Details

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Odette Beattie

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