NYC DAMs Assistant

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

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BIG seeks a Digital Asset Management Onboarding Assistant to coordinate the implementation of a recently acquired digital asset management system alongside the Archivist, IT, Communications departments. The candidate will organize large volumes of digital assets for ingesting, ensuring files are tagged with accurate metadata, applying role-based permissions, documenting policies for the BIGster user community, and training. The right person will be an effective communicator with a strong understanding of managing digital assets according to professional practice.

  • Work directly with archivist, stakeholders, and vendor to establish strategy, implementation, and workflow designs of the digital asset management system

  • Contribute to best practices and provide quality control for all metadata, tagging, and file naming to ensure accuracy and consistency

  • Work with archivist to create taxonomies within digital asset management system

  • Document and communicate problems to vendor during onboarding process

  • Ingest and tag digital assets

  • Develop documentation and cataloging manual

  • Assist with user training

  • Other Ad hoc projects as needed


Join us on this mission if you are an Information Professional who has:

  • A degree(s) in Library, Information Science, Archiving, Digital Asset Management, Information Systems or equivalent degree / professional experience

  • Knowledge of archival standards, digital standards, and collections management

  • 1-2 years’ experience working with digital asset and/or content management tools

  • Experience supporting or implementing new processes and systems

  • High level of comfort with content-related software and digital file formats

  • Understanding of the design-built environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, great listener, diplomacy skills, tact and sensitivity

  • Skilled at influencing and creating a collaborative approach across all departments and teams.

  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities and work flexibly

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, and project management skills

  • Fluent proficiency in English: Danish and Spanish is a plus

Diversity has been part of our DNA since BIG’s foundation. A multitude of cultures and backgrounds creates a new point of reference which leads to amazing insights. At BIG, we celebrate and support diversity because it makes our team, work and the built environment better. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and take affirmative action to employ equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.