Sr. Taxonomist

| Chicago

At Codifyd, we transform the way B2B distributors and manufacturers leverage the digital landscape. With a product content-centric approach, we create a failsafe system for organizations to manage complex data and information required in today’s digital commerce marketplace. Our digital transformation services and AI technologies enable operational efficiency for B2B organizations and their channel partners, while providing a superior research-to-purchase experience for end users and financial growth for sellers.

The Codifyd team is comprised of bright, talented, and experienced professionals working in a fast-paced culture where every team member has autonomy and responsibility. We value innovative thinking, elegant and pragmatic design, exceptional team chemistry, and innate passion to make an impact.

Job Description

Do you have experience analyzing large data sets and leading teams in client projects? Do you want to work with all things digital and web, helping e-commerce websites improve user experience? If you answered yes, join our team as a Senior Taxonomist and work in the exciting, growing field of digital commerce!

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and refinement of e-commerce product categories to produce clear, logical, and structured hierarchies for a broad range of complex product lines
  • Define and create product filters that help online shoppers navigate and narrow down products from a large selection
  • Standardize product information for consistency in online navigation menus
  • Research technical products to become a subject matter expert and apply knowledge across projects
  • Review and QA work performed by analysts and junior analysts
  • Evaluate competitor websites to determine e-commerce standards and trends; develop best practices for organizing products that promote findability and conversion
  • Analyze keywords and develop SEO-friendly names for categories, product filters, and product information
  • Lead client meetings to present solutions, explain our methodologies, and implement client feedback

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an analytic, data-focused field such as library and information sciences, linguistics, journalism, and statistics
  • 3-5 years’ professional experience leading and mentoring teams, managing assignments, and organizing schedules
  • Experience analyzing and manipulating large data sets
  • Experience in taxonomy, hierarchies, and classification
  • Ability to juggle simultaneous tasks and projects
  • Ability to make fast, effective decisions
  • Ability to solve problems on your own with little direction, guidance, or oversight
  • Attention to both granular detail and the big picture
  • Exceptional communication skills - ability to make the complex succinct and simple, clarity of thought extremely valued 
  • Ability to learn and master software used to create product categories, filters, and product information

Desired Skills

  • Experience with or knowledge of industrial supplies or electronic components
  • Experience with SQL or RegEx
  • Knowledge of product information management (PIM) systems, master data management (MDM), search engines, or e-commerce analytics 
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Location

We're in the New East Side area close to Michigan Ave, Millennium Park, the Riverwalk, restaurants & hotels. There's a shuttle for Metra riders too!
303 E. Wacker Dr. Suite 950, Chicago, IL 60601

What are Codifyd Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Generous company contributions for insurance options including PPO, HMO and HDHP medical plans, dental and vision. 401(k) employee contribution through John Hancock. Free Divvy memberships & gym access. Flexible spending and commuter benefit options. Weekly happy hours with rotating craft beer selections. Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability + option for voluntary life insurance.

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