Taxonomist

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Seattle, Washington, United States • Redwood City, California, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Orlando, Florida, United States • New York, United States

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Requisition Number: 166779

Position Title: Senior Product Manager 1

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres. We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together diverse people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

We’re looking for a Taxonomist to help build taxonomies that support personalized player
experiences across our portfolio of games and channels. You will work as part of a small team of passionate information science professionals, made up of ontologists, taxonomists, content modelers, product and project managers, and knowledge engineers. You will report to the Sr. Manager, Taxonomy.

Responsibilities:
● Design and implement new taxonomies, with an emphasis on sustainability
● Identify and document taxonomy requirements through research into end-user needs,
EA's existing content corpus, technical requirements, and gathering and organizing input
from internal stakeholders and external sources
● Create new taxonomy designs and review with stakeholders
● Implement taxonomies in an enterprise taxonomy management system, collaborating
with developers, engineers, and content teams
● Ongoing maintenance and development of global taxonomies
● Educate partners on taxonomy governance processes and workflows

Requirements:
● 5+ years experience as a working taxonomist
● Master's degree in Library and Information Science, Information Management or
equivalent work experience and education
● Experience building taxonomies in a large organization, including creating new
taxonomies and redesigning existing taxonomies
● Experience collecting requirements and designing taxonomy use cases through the use
of information needs assessment interviews, content analysis, and task and workflow
analysis
● Knowledge of the theoretical principles of taxonomy architecture and taxonomy and
ontology standards (e.g. OWL, RDF, and SKOS)
● Knowledge of the principles of content modelling and knowledge graphs

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Community / Marketing Title: Taxonomist

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-06-29 20:57:03.13

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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