Digital Asset Coordinator

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 9 '18Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


Perkins Eastman is seeking an energetic person who is passionate about design and photography to assist in building, curating, and archiving the digital assets for our global design firm. This person would work with both the marketing and communications teams to organize the firm’s assets and maintain consistency across all offices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Digital Asset Coordinator reports to the Photography Manager.
  • Asset Management Database:
    • Work with Photography Manager (current database manager) to research and implement image database
    • Survey marketing staff to develop new database features to support their workflow
    • Point person for all marketing database related projects
  • Asset Management
    • Day-to-day management of marketing image updates
    • Research, gather and upload images from all project teams to keep the marketing image database up to date
    • Investigate whether outdated images are still being used
    • Take the lead on organizing image libraries for incoming firm mergers
  • Perkins Eastman App
    • Keep the app up to date with current projects
    • Work with app developer to keep the app fresh and innovative
  • Website
    • Assist the communications department with website updates
  • Photography: Architecture and Interiors
    • Assist on architectural and interiors photo shoots as necessary
    • Support photography team with photo shoot coordination as necessary (prop purchasing, planning, etc)
  • Photography: Headshots and Office Lifestyle
    • Take headshots of staff
    • Take photographs of teams working, office events, etc
    • Process photographs to meet a consistent standard
  • Image Processing
    • Ability to help the photography team with processing and retouching
    • Prepare files for delivery to publications, awards, consultants, clients, etc
  • Other:
    • Assisting with other communications and marketing tasks as needed


  • Bachelor degree
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years’ experience in Photography or Digital Media
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Image editing experience is required
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Digital Asset Management and image archiving, editing experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, detail and organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and troubleshoot is essential. 


How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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