Santa Monica, CA; Media Archivist, Execpro Infromation Services

Media Archivist

In this role, you will work with family members and staff to create procedures, and workflows for processing, preserving, and managing digital assets. As our Media Archivist you will provide digital curation of a personal photo and video collection. You will need to create a personal taxonomy for enhanced curation and search. You will run queries for individual requests and build collections for sharing digitally and creating physical assets.

Education and Experience

  • MLS/MLIS/MIS degree or other relevant advanced degree.
  • Two or more years of experience working in archives, library, or museum with collections, images, photography.
  • Experience with digital media, metadata, and content tagging.
  • Knowledge of principles of information organization as required in building and applying ontologies (metadata element sets, taxonomies, classification schemes, and thesauri).
  • Design experience highly desirable.

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  • Familiarity with DAMs, CMS, and database software
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Bridge, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Mac OSX
  • Familiarity with basic video editing software (e.g. iMovie)
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized and process oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, meet deadlines and assure high levels of quality and accuracy.


  • Organize photos and videos in asset database, tag them and organize into collections.
  • Create a personal taxonomy relevant to the family.
  • Build collections of the best photos and videos for review.
  • Create collections for various events and create books from the collections.
  • Create event videos and compilation videos of events or specific to a person.
  • Provides for the long term care and preservation of the media archive collection through appropriate archival standards; applies basic preservation measurements and performs minor treatments to various types of photography.

We believe that human capital is the essential ingredient for success, and we’re looking for a talented professional who shares our commitment to excellence and our mission. We value a supportive work environment where professionalism and innovation matter.

Execpro offers an excellent benefits package including medical/dental, LTD, Life, Flex Spending Program, 401(k) tax-deferred retirement savings plan, and company gym. E.O.E.

To apply:

Please email resume with salary history. Salary history must be stated for candidates to be considered. Only local, direct candidates (no recruiters) and no phone call please.

Job Type: Full-time

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