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Electronic Arts Expired
Michigan, USA

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.


  • 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

  • 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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Employer: Electronic Arts (@EA)
Location: Michigan, USA
Posted Date: 03/03/2022
Expiry Date: 07/03/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-723
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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