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The Walt Disney Company: Be Part of the Story

Be Part of the Story

Library Archivist

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Identifiant de l’offre d’emploi 723882BR Emplacement Burbank, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise The Walt Disney Studios Date de publication 30/08/2020

Résumé du poste:

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

The Library Archivist provides strategic planning, oversight, and execution for receiving, cataloging, preserving, curating, and storing of all Disney and Fox media including film, audio, video, digital and documents. This involves the use of Company databases & storage facilities in accordance with industry best practices. The Library Archivist is responsible for evaluating the importance of assets and workflows for our media archive with an emphasis on asset safe-keeping as well as the on-going reduction of physical and digital footprint and refinement of identifying data.


  • Develop and implement policy guidelines that will support a file-based, self-service library.
  • Provide guidance and expert advice to management and peers around risk/benefit of proposed policy recommendations with emphasis on quantifiable characteristics (cost, time, resources needed compared to benefit).
  • Understand the components and complexities of a digital archive system and strategize on movement/conversion of assets to a digital archiving system. This may include working with third parties to transfer film to tape or digital medium.
  • Lead efforts to grow databases to meet the needs of the business, which may include planning and managing for database enhancements and/or new systems implementations.
  • Provide stewardship of priceless Disney and Fox legacy of assets utilizing preservation and storage best practices. Management of inventory and long term storage solutions of assets. Manage the archive process of fragile elements for preservation. Develop a comprehensive collections management policy, best practices and guide for the purpose of being utilized to steward assets, and ability to leverage as a training manual.
  • Regular assessment of, and planning for, collections in storage, on loan, and during travel to ensure highest standards of preservation and risk management best practices are appropriate, adequate, applied, and documented, in accordance with Disney content security and anti-piracy protocols.
  • Actively research library assets and look for opportunities to propose, gain consensus, and implement and drive projects that will yield large reductions of inventory from a workflow or asset level. Reduce footprint of physical and digital assets by following re mastering, ingest/scan, or audio migration workflows.
  • Research and fulfill requests originating from internal employees, including loan, track and return of materials, in accordance with Disney security and anti‐piracy protocol.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and security.
  • Drive projects assigned by management against pre-determined timelines.
  • Keep up-to-date with the ever-changing media asset management landscape. Represent our organization in external industry groups.

Qualifications Nécessaires:

  • 2+ years of experience working in an archive.
  • 3+ years of experience working with video, film, and sound formats.
  • Previous experience working in media library.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of asset conversion process into digital archiving system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Process Improvement and/or Quality Control methodology.
  • Previous experience gathering complex data from multiple sources.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to properly manage time.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic communication styles and operate in a diplomatic manner and with maturity.
  • Strict attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Demonstrates clear understanding that confidentiality is a top priority.

Compétences Souhaitées:

  • Six Sigma
  • Previous film handling experience.
  • Previous rare printed material and document handling experience.
  • Experience with museum or archive databases other than FileMaker Pro.

Formation Requise:

  • College degree or working equivalent required

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred

Sur The Walt Disney Studios:

Depuis plus de 90 ans, The Walt Disney Studios représentent la base sur laquelle The Walt Disney Company s’est construite. Aujourd’hui, le Studio propose des films, de la musique et des mises en scène de qualité aux consommateurs du monde entier. Les longs métrages sont publiés sous les enseignes suivantes : Disney, y compris Walt Disney Animation Studios et Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios et Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group englobe les labels Walt Disney Records et Hollywood Records, ainsi que Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produit et autorise des événements en direct, notamment Disney on Broadway, Disney on Ice et Disney Live!. Notre culture est une culture d’innovation, d’inspiration et de collaboration qui rassemble des artistes visionnaires, des technologues talentueux et des esprits d’entreprise astucieux pour donner naissance à des expériences de divertissement magiques pour un public mondial.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, avec ses filiales et ses sociétés affiliées, est une grande société internationale et diversifiée de divertissement familial et de médias couvrant les secteurs d’activités suivants : réseaux de médias, parcs et centres de vacances, studio de divertissements, produits de consommation et médias interactifs. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 20 jusqu’à son statut de référence dans l’industrie du divertissement d’aujourd’hui, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Walt Disney Pictures , qui fait partie du secteur d’activité que nous appelons The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney favorise une culture commerciale où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution rapide.

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