Tory Burch

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brandthat embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Chairman, CEO and Designer, Tory Burch.The collection, known for color, print and eclectic details,includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, home and beauty. Art, music, travel, interiors and the designer’s ownstylish parents are inspirations for the collection.

Our company launched in February 2004 with a single boutique on what was then a remote street in downtown Manhattan. Today, we are a global brand with a presence in more than 50 countries, but in many ways we are only just beginning. There is so much we want to do!

Brand integrity, global inspiration and beautiful products are integral to who we are as a company and what we have accomplished to date. Our incredible team is an equally important part of the equation. We believe that each of our employees play a vital role in our continuing efforts to grow and evolve.

JOB SUMMARY

The Associate, Digital Asset Management and Distribution, will support the daily maintenance and usability of the Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems, support the launch and implementation of new DAM functionalities, support metadata taxonomy, support asset workflow management and studio project management tools, and other related areas in conjunction with the Asset Management team. This role requires a comfort with technical aspects of DAM systems, a creative eye, and a passion for workflow.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the daily maintenance and usability of the Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems to ensure that creative and product assets are findable and are distributed within the larger asset management workflow.
Support DAM strategy and end user needs across multiple project management, design, and asset distribution systems from creation to customer and our third party partners.
Collaborate across creative, business, and technical teams to implement new platforms and procedures
Support project management workflows and asset distribution workflows
Contribute to the design, creation, maintenance, and execution of metadata and taxonomy structure.
Maintain an understanding of industry standards for metadata management (IPTC, XMP, Dublin Core, and EXIF)
Document processes and train user groups on processes and platforms and manage permissions and access across the company and for external user groups
Serve as point of contact with inquiries regarding assets within the DAM, as well as troubleshooting DAM issues with users and vendors.
Monitor and assist with integrity of digital files and metadata within the DAM.
Support the continued adoption of the DAM system
Document bugs and feature improvements and communicate effectively to technology resources.
Other duties as identified and assigned.

EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED
2 years experience in corporate or creative Digital Asset Management, preferably with Adobe Experience Manager, displaying a strong understanding of creative assets and product assets utilized by retail organizations
Experience effectively overseeing the asset management process and workflows for large quantities of creative assets, including ingestion, review, approval, handoff, and archiving
Possess high level of organization and experience working with taxonomy and applying metadata
Proficient in use of multiple tools, trackers, and file storage systems
Experience with technical projects and hands-on technical experience
Understand asset usage rights and related legal issues and implement solutions to ensure compliance
Ability to tackle complex problems, proactively anticipate project needs, offer solutions, and adaptable to change
Ability to meet deadlines and get results while juggling many priorities within tight timeframes
Excellent social and oral/written communication skills
Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud products and understand related image rendering tools
Experience working in Creative field or Photo Studio environment with asset management emphasis
Proficiency with Microsoft productivity suite and project management software
Familiar with emerging and existing DAM technologies
Proficient on both Apple and Windows platforms
General understanding of page layout asset formats, still image file formats, media processing technology, batching tools, and content storage (file types incl. JPEG, TIFF, GIF, Adobe (PSD, AI, PDF, FLASH))
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, with diverse constituencies

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

Please note any skills/qualities you would want someone to have in this role in addition to our core skills:

Adaptable – Change before you have toChanges course easily – Knows when to be patient and when to push – Works well in the gray – Shows grace under pressure – Owns mistakes and learns from them – Balances multiple priorities
Entrepreneurial Spirit – Own itTakes initiative, doesn’t wait for direction – Builds for the future – Takes personal ownership and accountability – Is resourceful in getting things done
Collaborative – No “I” in ToryIs self-aware and open-minded – Integrates the perspectives of others – Is direct but respectful – Communicates cross functionally – Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision – Takes an inclusive approach
Client & Brand Focus – Put yourself in Tory’s shoesPassionate about the brand and the work – Creates a transformational client experience – Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers – Focuses on internal and external customers
Live the Values – Being “Buddy”Keeps the “Buddy Values” alive (Kindness, humility, warmth, honesty, loyalty, compassion, integrity, and passion) – It’s not just what you do, but how you do it – Contributes to a positive and productive environment
Functional Expertise – Know Your StuffHas the skills necessary to perform the job – Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices – Puts learning into practice
FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Team Builder – It’s all about “We”Sets team goals and roles – Develops, motivates and empowers – Delivers constructive and encouraging feedback – Holds people accountable for results – Recognizes high performance
FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Change Leader – Change is the essence of life

Challenges the current point of view – Puts changes in context for the team – Executes changes that impact the business – Is proactive and positive – Listens to and keeps the team up to speed.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact [email protected] .

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