Corey has managed over half a million digital assets for Cornell University over the better part of the last decade, evolving Cornell's DAM into the go-to content hub for a variety of audiences, including marketing and communications staff, design firms, and external media. Corey specializes in large volume, high-speed, high-accuracy asset processing and workflows for any DAM environment. With smallDAM Corey brings his expertise to the small- to medium-size organization, helping those with modest resources achieve the highest levels of DAM success. If you are a museum, gallery, non-profit, internet startup or other small organization, Corey can help you organize and integrate your digital assets across any platform.
Chimko, C. & S. Schnepf. 2016-06-14. "Maximize your higher ed content management strategy with digital asset management." Elements: The Web Conference at Penn State 2016.
Chimko, C. & M. Thiesen. "DAM and Higher Ed: Best Practices from Real Admins." Widen Webinar.
Higher Ed Live. 2016-02-19. "Digital Asset Management: Channeling the Content Crazies." Higher Ed Live Special Edition. http://higheredlive.com/channeling-the-content-crazies/.
Chimko, C. & S. Schnepf. 2015-05-22. "How to Maximize Your Content Management Strategy with Digital Asset Management." Confab Central 2015.
DAM Guru. 2014. Guru Talk: Corey Chimko – Cornell University. www.damguru.com.
Chimko, C. & D. Ballew. 2013-10-15/16. "Leveraging Single Sign On Authentication." Widen User Summit 2013.
Chimko, C. & N. Brakel-Schutt. 2013-10-08. "Making Digital Asset Management A Success For Higher Education." HighEdWeb 2013.
Chimko, C. 2013. Widen DAM in higher education webinar recording (with Corey Chimko of Cornell University). www.widen.com.
Brakel-Schutt, N.. 2013-08-20. The Widen Digital Asset Manager Series: Being a Widen DAMster – with Corey Chimko of Cornell University Photography. www.widen.com.
_____. 2012. Cornell University DAMster Corey Chimko on the Widen DAM User Summit. www.widen.com.
Lang, Susan S. 2009-09-16. "Cornell strikes gold and also wins two bronze CASE awards." Cornell Chronicle. http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2009/09/cornell-reaps-three-top-awards-case.
NetXposure. 2009. Technology Case Study: DAM + EC Kit: Cornell University wins a 2009 CASE Circle of Excellence Award by using NetXposure's DAM + Ecommerce technology to promote the university, connect with the Cornell community, and provide a revenue generating service from previously under-utilized digital assets. www.netx.net.
Villano, Matt. 2009. "Digital Asset Management: Cashing In." Campus Technology Magazine. 2009-01-01.
Doolittle, Nancy. 2007. "Welcoming New Faces to Cornell." PawPrint 2007-02-22: 2.
Virtual Museum of Canada. 2004. Love and Romance Through the Ages: Valentine's Day (Virtual Exhibition). Canadian Heritage Information Network. [Photography, research, writing credits].
Master of Arts with a concentration in Museum Studies. 15 years experience in all aspects of digital asset management, 9 years in a higher-education marketing environment. Additional skills in collections management, digitization, registration work, web design, photography, illustration, fine art. Creative, efficient, very computer literate, highly adaptable self-starter.
EXPERTISE: DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (DAM)
All aspects of DAM systems implementation, administration, management, maintenance and workflows. Systems Familiarity:
- Widen Media Collective
- Canto Cumulus
- Resource Space
- Ad-Hoc systems
EXPERTISE: COMPUTER SKILLS
- OS: Windows, Mac
- Imaging: Digital photography, flatbed, slide, transparency scanning, Adobe Creative Suite
- Coding/Internet: HTML, XML, FTP
- Networking/Protocol: TCP/IP, FTP, SFTP, SMB, CIFS, AFP, NFS, WebDAV
- Internet and social media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Shopify, Merchify, WordPress, Blogger, Wix, SquareSpace, many more.
New York University (New York, NY)
Master of Arts in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, with a concentration in Museum Studies (2001)
University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)
Master of Arts with Distinction (1998)
Major: Anthropology; Minor: Classics
- English (fluent)
- French (fluent)
- German (in progress)