Tuesday , May 21 2024

Netflix Job Openings – Archivist Physical Assets

Website Netflix

Job Description:

  • The Archivist will be part of the Physical Asset and Archive team and will be integral in establishing workflows for the identification and selection of key, screen-used physical assets from Netflix branded titles for long-term preservation. The role will advise and manage the intake process of archival assets from production, facilitate requests for outgoing loans & internal partner needs (Awards, PR, Events), and consult on external displays, exhibitions and research as needed. They will engage with cross-functional partners, develop departmental procedures, internal workflows and be responsible for facility management and implementing collection management systems.
  • An ideal candidate will have a background in archive management, collections management, database control, digital asset management, exhibit curation and design, preservation and research facilitation. They are highly organized, demonstrate leadership abilities, engaged in their field and know how to communicate well in person and via electronics. Interest in entertainment and media is preferred but not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and streamline complex information utilizing multiple Netflix tools and systems as well as online, department resources to pull missing or absent archival data
  • Develop and implement company wide procedures for the acquisition, processing, digitization, and preservation of title-based physical assets
  • Any other duties as necessary to support the productions and the growth of the department
  • Develop and maintain digital and asset management workflows
  • Onsite travel, coordination and oversight as needed
  • Appraise current collection and make recommendations for acquisition of new objects and deaccessioning of existing objects
  • Consult on exhibits, publications, presentations, instructional sessions, and other outreach activities as needed
  • Develop strategies and implement policies and standards for the archive by hiring, supervising and training additional staff, as appropriate
  • Develop documentation and reporting process for all archival object loans (loan agreements, condition reports, COIs, and pro forma invoices)
  • Advise and assist in the use of archival objects in marketing, PR and event activities
  • Coordinate documentation and logistics for outgoing loans (object handling, packing, shipping, insurance, preparation, courier responsibilities, security, condition reporting) and install/de-install planning and coordination

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience in archive management or development of archival management procedures. Experience with 3D collections preferred
  • Experience in large scale data migration (metadata, assets, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of digital asset management systems, both front and back end (and the willingness to learn a new one and another new one)
  • Masters in Library & Information Sciences (relevant, commensurate experience will be considered)
  • Ability to supervise multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to be flexible in the role as needed Access to and knowledge of archival vendors, systems, and peer contacts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to take educated risks and think out of the box
  • Willingness to contribute effectively and transparently; adapting and embracing change with enthusiasm

Job Details:

Company: Netflix

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Marketing

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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