Media Archivist - Video Operations - Apple Media Products

Culver City, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200308941
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Video Operations group, part of Apple Media Products, is seeking a Media Archivist to join the Archives, Systems and Master Data team. Our responsibilities include title and asset management, metadata curation, archival policy, system governance, technical workflow improvement, and distribution standardization. We're growing and urge you to apply. The Video Operations group focuses on creating the premiere video experience for all content types, with impact throughout the industry, for a worldwide digital audience. Ideal candidates are not only passionate about entertainment, but also care deeply about the customer experience, and can contribute to a diverse organization with expertise in Partner Relations, TV App Services, Video Services, Technical Operations, and Quality Control.

Key Qualifications

  • You have a strong knowledge of archival master workflows and specifications.
  • You have experience working with media collections, metadata curation, digital deliverables, and asset management systems.
  • You are familiar with asset lifecycles, migration, and remastering
  • You are knowledgeable in archival ethics and media preservation best practices
  • You are comfortable translating archival/technical requirements to those unfamiliar
  • You are highly organized and attentive to detail
  • You are a collaborative and communicative team player
  • You are willing to work in a changing and evolving environment


-Manage the day-to-day scheduling, tracking, and verification of distribution and preservation asset types -Work with Post Production, creative teams or third-party clients/vendors on asset acquisitions and QC -Create purchases orders for archive and preservation services, reconcile invoices for final approval and payment -Process and catalog of asset metadata congruent with specifications and title version associations into inventory tracking systems -Oversee asset heath checks and audits to verify the integrity of all assets/element types -Contribute to preservation and archival requirements to support access and longevity goals for both owned and licensed content -Support change management related to updates to Asset Specifications -Analyze and ingest existing asset repositories/backlogs -Oversee asset servicing and data I/O requests for both file and physical based assets -Review and curate asset metadata in alignment with current asset taxonomy and standards -Design and generate reporting / metrics as necessary -Demonstrate working knowledge of digital archival principles, collection management, migration and preservation

Education & Experience

College education preferred, plus 5-7+ years’ experience in Library Sciences, Mastering, Archive, or Servicing Operations

Additional Requirements