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Browse Developer & Taxonomist

Browse Developer & Taxonomist

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Editorial, Writing, & Content Management
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Job Description

We are looking for smart and passionate people to join our Browse Taxonomy team. This person will help build a world-class, intuitive, and comprehensive navigation structure to optimize product discovery when searching and browsing on our site. As a Browse Developer and Taxonomist, you will have the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on improving the customer experience and making it easy and fun to shop for products on

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Develop browse structures to organize our extensive product selection for customers
  • Expand and refine data retrieval techniques to utilize our extensive product catalog and make sure products end up in the right place for our customers
  • Coordinate cross-functional projects with a broad range of merchandisers, engineers, designers, and other groups
  • Analyze website metrics and customer behavior data to make intelligent decisions on optimizing our taxonomy navigation structures

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional taxonomy experience
  • Proven skills in data retrieval techniques
  • Experience in taxonomy development
  • Technically strong
  • Passionate about website usability with great instincts for improving customer shopping experience
  • Detail-oriented, decisive, self-motivated and calm under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent English language skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluent in Unix-based systems, programming skills a plus
  • Ability to quickly understand complex processes and communicate them in simple language
  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science or equivalent professional experience
  • Fluency in additional languages, especially Spanish

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