Digital Asset Manager and Media Producer

  • Full Time
  • Madison

Website City of Madison

Digital Asset Manager and Media Producer


$63,997.44 Annually


Madison, WI

Job Type


Job Number



Information Technology Department

Opening Date


Closing Date

4/15/2024 11:59 PM Central

Comp. Group/Range


General Description


The City of Madison’s Information Technology Division is hiring a Digital Asset Manager and Media Producer to join our Media Team! This is responsible and diverse production and skilled technical work in producing television programming and other video, graphical and audio materials for Madison City Channel, City agencies and other customers, and the City of Madison’s website. The work involves pre-production, production and post-production activities covering meetings, events, studio shows and special projects. Work includes assessing customer needs, and developing and implementing project plans. Responsibilities also include performing technical work related to the installation, maintenance and/or troubleshooting/repair of media systems, equipment, software, and media management and distribution. Work involves providing leadership and administrative support for production activities, including training, directing and evaluating production crewmembers, and serving on production crews. The work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Digital Media Supervisor, and is reviewed through weekly staff meetings and evaluations of finished products.
The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an affirmative action plan. We value diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, trans, nonbinary and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply!
Employees may be eligible for loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities


  • Digital Content Management
    • Manage media files on shared servers, including acquisition, editing, and transcoding
    • Organize Mediasite presentations and maintain associated data
    • Coordinate security permissions and integration with Active Directory
  • Media Distribution
    • Prepare playback schedules and manage streaming media files
    • Coordinate promotional videos for various platforms
    • Edit and encode media for different playback outlets
  • Videoconferencing Support
    • Facilitate virtual and hybrid meetings and events, including scheduling and technical support
    • Capture, record, and process live videoconferencing sessions for streaming
    • Provide training and support for meeting facilitation and software usage
  • Media Production
    • Manage projects for meeting and event coverage, including logistics and setup
    • Set up and supervise production equipment and staff for remote, mobile, and studio productions
    • Coordinate pre-production activities and edit media for playback
  • Miscellaneous
    • Stay updated on emerging technologies and methods relevant to the role
    • Participate in staff meetings and contribute to team efforts for program improvement
    • Provide consultation, training, and maintain accurate records
    • Assist with the installation, configuration, and maintenance of AV systems

Perform other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications


  • Two (2) years of directly related technical experience in television/video production, including experience editing video
  • One (1) year of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of video and broadcast equipment and systems operation
  • Associate’s Degree in related field
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Two (2) years experience in applying the following:
  • Television/video production, methods and techniques, including producing, directing, scripting, lighting, photography, audio operation and editing.
  • Video and broadcast equipment and systems, including installation, maintenance, and operation.
  • Media encoding, storage and distribution systems and techniques and familiarity with broadcast automation systems.
  • Use computers as it relates to media production, editing, encoding, storage, and distribution.
  • Professional non-linear editing products and graphic design software.
  • Television/video production equipment, such as broadcast and DSLR/cinema cameras, production switchers and video editing systems.
Familiarity with the following:
  • Video playback and distribution systems, including video servers, media file encoding and conversion, and streaming media systems.
  • Audio-visual systems, including sound reinforcement, presentation, and IP camera systems.
  • Project planning budgeting techniques.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.

For a complete list of the knowledge, skills and abilities, please view the class specification here.  

Special Requirements


Possession of a valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Employee must be able to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Employee must be able to work in a variety of settings including offices, meeting and conference facilities, and at events that may include amplified sound and large crowds
  • Employee must be able to ascend and descend ladders, scaffolding, and stairs and work in confined spaces
  • Employee must be able to give directions via a headset and use headphones or speakers to monitor audio quality
  • Employee must be able to use video displays and viewfinders to monitor video quality

Payroll Title is: Digital Media Specialist 

Madison, City of (WI)
215 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
MMB Rm 261
MADISON, Wisconsin, 53703
(608) 266-4615

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