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Taxonomist (Remote)

Los Gatos, CA | Job #319879
Job Title: Taxonomist (Remote)
Location: Los Gatos, California
Type: Remote
We are working with a well known media production company, who has the need for a Digital Taxonomist that will have experience with and passion for bringing structure to large-scale, disparate databases of assets that include audio-visual, static, and textual assets used during the content creation lifecycle. Your experience includes implementing best practices and driving the adoption of taxonomies.

Taxonomist Responsibilities: 
  • Defining new taxonomies and metadata related to both the technical and creative attributes for all production assets including AV and static assets
  • Surveying and interviewing stakeholders and observing current workflows
  • Reconciling disparate taxonomies and metadata across teams
  • Auditing existing taxonomies and improving their efficiency
  • Ensuring metadata is defined such that its integrity will not be compromised by cultural bias
  • Working with subject matter experts to define workflows and standards for metadata application
  • Working closely with engineering partners to identify solution requirements, including intuitive UI for metadata application

Taxonomist Requirements: 
  • Experience defining and developing taxonomy and metadata schemas
  • Experience working with digital media asset taxonomies for production assets
  • Experience working in a high-volume content environment
  • Experience working with systems shared across internal teams and vendors
  • Experience establishing a governance system
  • BS in related fields: Data Management, Computer Science, Library & Information Science
  • Experience working with global partners
  • Experience working with Airtable

JobID: 319879
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