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Taxonomist

Job title: Taxonomist
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Seattle, WA
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 400999
Contact name: Jacob Gassen
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

  • Our client Is a multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.

Taxonomist Overview:

  • Assist in establishing a connection between the user experience group and company's customers by independently scoping, planning and leading all aspects of user research for taxonomy optimization 

Taxonomist Responsibilities: 

  • Work with a cross-discipline team and process to optimize web-specific taxonomy 
  • Coordinate the logistical aspects associated with research projects, including participant recruiting and screening, scheduling, and the creation of stimuli for research
  • Create compelling reports and deliverables that are comprehensive yet brief, and that help facilitate decision-making
  • Balance competing deadlines, business partners, project work and priorities
  • Demonstrate advanced and confident communication and decision-making skills, both verbal and visual 
  • Serve as a demonstrated thought leader in your area of expertise, with the end goal of advancing the UXR practice and mentoring more junior staff members
  • Work with management to guide the growth of the taxonomy optimization program 

Taxonomist Qualifications:

  • Years of experience: 5+ years experience
  • Degree in library science, information systems, human computer interaction, anthropology, predictive analytics or other similar related field is preferred (advanced degree is preferred) 
  • Experience with Crowdsourcing, User Zoom, SPSS and Sugar CRM are a plus 
  • Ecommerce experience preferred
  • B2B experience preferred
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