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Digital Media Specialist

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Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we are able to maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
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Summary:
The Digital Media Specialist will design, develop, produce and maintain the company photography archive, internal video productions for training films including supporting manuals, promotional videos, advertising content, awards presentations and videos for historical purposes. This position will stay abreast and up-to-date with new digital, still, video and audio technology.
Makes non-routine choices within established precedent, considering objectives, under limited supervision; performs intermediate troubleshooting or analysis; problems require interpretation of data using generally prescribed procedures; frequent interaction to provide basic information and/or occasional interaction requiring detailed procedural explanations or technical responses.
Primary Job Functions:
Analyze internal customer multimedia requests, formulate project concept and develop project specifications including items such as scripts, scheduling, location, shooting, etc. Edit footage, complete graphic design work, develop web content and follow all digital media approval processes.
Develop, edit and produce finished, distributable photos, video, web content and manuals.
Communicate with Digital Media Supervisor to obtain a clear definition and understanding of the work requirements and goals as well as any constraints in terms of time, policy, cost or quality.
Mentor, assist and train other Digital Media Specialists in digital capture, video and still, script writing, program editing, set development, directing, backup and archiving, as well as technical support.
Maintain company photo, video and related printed archive; protect the company digital media resources through strict adherence to company security and archive processes and policies.
Contribute to the development of digital media strategy, tactics, plan and process by applying Continuous Improvement methods. Evaluate and report on the practical application of new technologies appropriate to the area of responsibility. Make recommendations for computer equipment and software. Coordinate the acquisition of Hardware/Software with the Digital Media Supervisor.
Demonstrate the Company's Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.
Actively participate in departmental meetings, training and education. Assist with training other employees.
Complete other assignments and special projects as requested.
Job Requirements
Education:
Associate Degree in Digital Video Productions or related field, or equivalent work experience, Required
Experience:
2 years' experience in digital media industry, Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Ajax, Adobe Production Bundle (Flash, Photoshop, Premiere, AfterEffects, Illustrator and Encore)
Commercial still and video camera equipment
Commercial lighting, sound and set equipment
Script writing, nonlinear editing and video production
Archiving techniques and processes
Creative video capture, directing, editing, and production
Effective at communicating and presenting ideas to management, customers, and end users
Displays technical and creative abilities
Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Ajax and the use of Adobe Production bundle including Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and Encore.
Knowledge and discipline to document processes and application
Effective time management and organizational skills
Work independently as well as in a team environment
Analytical and problem solving skills
Maintain confidentiality
Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement methods
Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, internet
Perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment
Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers
Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries
Moderate Domestic Travel
Flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary.
Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ashley Furniture via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ashley Furniture. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ashley Furniture as a result of the referral or through other means.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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