Digital Asset Professional

CoStar Group, US-VA Richmond

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Digital Asset Professional

Job Description

Digital Assets Professional


CoStar Group Company Introduction: 

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading global provider of commercial and residential real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces.  Included in the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100, CoStar Group is on a mission to digitize the world’s real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives.   


We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and online marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers.  We’ve continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors.  We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation.  This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors.  By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide an invaluable edge in real estate.   


Role Description: CoStar Group offers an expansive set of global real estate information platforms as well as heavily trafficked real estate marketplaces such as,, and CoStar delivers real-time, verified real estate data and media that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart decisions. By combining the power of CoStar’s independent research organization – the industry’s largest – with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.  
CoStar is seeking a digital asset management specialist. As a DAM Specialist in the field photography department supporting CoStar’s global operations, you will assist the Creative Director/DAM Manager with the organization, discovery, and preservation of a global creative digital asset library. You will be training others in the creation or preservation of digital resources and the use of the DAM. Additionally, you will advise teams and individual users in all markets and sub-brands in searching and appropriate usage use of assets. The candidate will partner with cross-functional stakeholders to support and advance the development of the Digital Asset Management vision, guiding principles, prioritized use cases, and roadmap. She/he should possess a solid knowledge of digital asset formats, editorial vs RF photography copyright laws, all-digital creative development processes, and the ability to work self-sufficiently in a fast-paced environment. 



  • Act as a primary person maintaining CoStar’s DAM library and reviewing metadata for compliance. 

  • Assist with CoStar’s digital library maintenance on an ongoing basis; assist with managing news photography resources and migrations to DAM. 

  • Assist in-house editorial team and conduct research to locate photography for daily articles. 

  • Assist DAM manager with auditing and adhere to brand guidelines ensuring photography is on style and on specs. 

  • Working as a second-level Digital Asset Management admin, support CoStar Research--Architectural Photographers, and various stakeholders with asset consolidation and classification. Assets include CoStar captured media and outsourced assets images; Transfer and catalog large volumes of digital assets. 

  • Actively promote data consistency to support common standards and analytics and help Improve DAM operations management ensuring regulatory compliance. 

  •  Refine and maintain a metadata entry protocol, and work with various stakeholders across the enterprise to refine metadata and taxonomy guidelines for digital asset classification. 

  • Conduct periodic metadata verification review processes to ensure data accuracy and to support easy and consistent search and delivery of assets. 

  • Working with the Creative Director, assist in crafting the 1, 2 and 3-year roadmap for incremental process improvements and DAM strategic direction, in support of CoStar Group’s expansion and business initiatives. 


Basic Qualifications:  

  • Work independently while within a team environment.    

  • Ability to solve problems in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams. 

  • Experience with descriptive metadata standards and content management systems 

  • Thoughtful, analytical, possessing attention to detail and strong collaboration skills; ability to engage in constructive dialogue about the work and embrace an environment of learning, entrepreneurship and caring for shared goals. 

  • Good eye for photography, and photo/video editing skills required.  

  • Basic understanding of copyright laws and best practices. 

  • Basic familiarity with integrated systems. 

  • 2-3+ years of experience processing and cataloging visual content including photos, videos, and associated meta data 


Preferred Qualification: 

  • College degree required; completed training or current enrollment in an The Master of Library and Information Science, also referred to as the Master of Library and Information Studies, (MLIS), or Bachelor of Library Science (BLIS) desired. 

  • 2-3+ years of experience with Digital Asset Management solutions such as Widen, Brandfolder,  Bynder or a similar system 

  • 1+ years of experience with Adobe Photoshop; Basic knowledge of Premiere, After Effects desired 

  • Strong digital asset management and organizational skills and the ability to speak and write clearly, concisely, and compellingly. 

  • Experience/ familiarity with graphic formats for Social Media. 

  • Commitment to continuous learning and improving skills in all areas of digital applications. 


What’s in it for you?  


When you join CoStar Group, you’ll experience a collaborative and innovative culture working alongside the best and brightest to empower our people and customers to succeed.  


We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.  

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):  

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug  

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance  

  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family  

  • Commuter and parking benefits  

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions  

  • Employee stock purchase plan  

  • Paid time off 

  • Tuition reimbursement  

  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes 

  • Access to CoStar Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups  

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks  


We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.  



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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