• Digital Asset Management Administrator (MAM, Avid)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/17/2018 12:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    Do you have strong project management experience? Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your process mapping and implementation background?

    Do you enjoy documenting, training, and negotiating?

    Are you able provide excellent client service support?

    If you’re passionate, driven, and find yourself seeking continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team!


    Who are we?


    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM) is a global children’s content and brands company, recognized for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has offices worldwide.


    The Role


    The Digital Asset Management Administrator (MAM Systems and Workflow Administrator) will oversee the AVID asset management products, digital file transcode systems and surrounding workflows. This will include core post production, TV and International distribution workflows but also creating workflows for any department that requires access to the DHX library. This position will oversee the workflow specialists to ensure the system is running smoothly and effectively. 


    You will get to:

    • Responsible for the AVID media asset management systems (MAM and PAM) both current and future
    • Responsible for the implementation and ongoing maintenance of all file based systems and workflows within or related to the Avid systems
    • Responsible for the planning and implementation of any changes or additions to the systems
    • Manage workflow specialists
    • Position will work with the library department to ensure all metadata is optimal for all workflows and users
    • Position will work with the AV engineering and IT team on implementations and when resolving technical issues
    • Position will be the primary contact for AVID and will oversee the AVID/DHX agreement
    • Creates, implements and maintains workflows for new user types across the company
    • Provides ongoing training and promotion of the MAM systems to ensure systems are used widely and effectively
    • Creates all training and workflow documentation
    • Creates and enforces user roles and permissions
    • Tracks performance of the system and gathers feedback
    • Creates and supports best practices. Actively evaluates system weaknesses and develops solutions
    • Other duties as assigned


    You will be a great fit on our team if you possess… 

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in information technology operations and management with a media company
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience with enterprise level media asset management or digital asset management systems ideally with AVID interplay.
    • Experience with video file based workflows
    • Experience with transcoding and delivery technologies such as Vantage, Zenium, Signiant and Aspera
    • Experience with video production and post production workflows with knowledge of Avid systems a plus
    • Experience working closely with software development teams preferred
    • Knowledge of key components involved in storage systems including SAN, LTO, AVID storage systems and Spectralogic systems.
    • Project Management training and experience
    • Proven SOW negotiation skills
    • Proven leadership qualities
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Experience with process mapping and training documentation
    • Experience supporting end users including all levels of management with exceptional customer service.

    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 

    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 


    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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