Shutterstock is looking for a Metadata Strategist in New York, NY. According to the post, “Shutterstock is looking for a metadata strategist to champion and lead metadata strategy, effectiveness, and standards in support of the findability of digital assets.  We’re looking for a specialist who understands how to use language to optimize the value of digital media. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Drive revenue optimization initiatives through the discovery of key-insights into descriptive metadata eco-system dynamics. Define and lead the implementation of metadata strategies to scale digital assets discovery and sales conversion. Be the thought leader on introducing and exploring concepts around keyword methodologies, disambiguation techniques, ontologies/taxonomies, containment hierarchies, etc.”


Qualifications for the position include: “You should be sharp, love rolling up your sleeves, getting your hands dirty, working alongside your team and leading by example. Entrepreneurial inclination to discover innovative opportunities for applying analytical techniques to business strategies. Working knowledge of media data standards, examples include; IPTC, EMM, Metadata Standards Group, Exif, XMP, RDF, Dublin Core, ONIX, etc. Experience in resolving search and information organization issues around synonym rings, synsets, homographs, polysemes, stop words, etc. Experience with impact analysis reporting and information visualization techniques – comfortable with statistics and data visualization in Excel. Strong understanding of information organization architecture, digital asset management systems, database relationships, semantic modeling, metadata mapping and transformation.”


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