Taxonomy Specialist

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 10/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Content Writer / Content Manager Job Number: 25298

Job Title: Taxonomy Specialist

  • Get up to speed quickly on our product suite and navigate through multiple platforms
  • Gain overview of internal tools containing UI content
  • Work closely with PgM, taggers, content strategists and cross-functional partners on updating and finalizing taxonomies
  • Ensure consistent use of metadata tagging across all UI product content
  • Work towards achieving improved content discoverability
  • Provide guidance to metadata taggers and participate in tagging of high profile content
  • Create internal process documentation for taxonomy maintenance and metadata/tagging related work


  • Create content classification and manage overall information architecture, ideally for web-based applications
  • Superior knowledge of metadata tagging and execution against approved taxonomy
  • Understanding of search optimization
  • Understanding of software development cycle
  • Detail oriented self-starter with ability to work independently and prioritize work
  • Comfortable in fast moving and oftentimes ambiguous environment
  • Demonstrated ability to come up to speed quickly
  • Communicate clearly across multiple cross-functional disciplines


  • Demonstrated experience in creating taxonomies, managing controlled vocabularies and metadata tagging
  • Experience working in a fast paced software development environment
  • Bachelor in Information Systems, Information Architecture, Library Science or similar (or equivalent work experience)

Krista Stillmunkes

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