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Taxonomy Intern, Creative Production
Posted on 2/19/2022
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Passionate about bringing structure to large-scale, disparate databases of metadata tags or creative assets, such as audio-visual, artwork or digital media assets
  • Familiarity with Taxonomy processes and best practices. Relevant graduate level coursework you have taken may include: Metadata Management, Thesaurus Construction, Information Organization, Digital Asset Management, Information Architecture, and Digital Services
  • Comfortable working in both technical and creative environments
  • Confident in formulating proposals and creating documentation after receiving input and asking for critical feedback from cross-functional partners
  • Able to consider multiple perspectives and priorities when proposing solutions
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate across various audiences
  • Critical thinker with problem solving skills and an aptitude for assessing the needs of controlled vocabularies used by a variety of end users
  • Have excellent project management skills
  • Current Masters in Library/Information Sciences student. Graduating December 2022 or May/June 2023
  • Assist Taxonomy Strategists with current project(s) intended to add value to current team priorities or reveal opportunities for future growth
  • Skills related to taxonomy projects like user interviews, workshops, consensus building, documentation, governance, technical discussions with Product Managers and Engineers and more
  • Ability to analyze a variety of data sources to provide insights for taxonomy development
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in conceptual brainstorm sessions with Taxonomy Strategists and Taxonomists to become a creative partner in the team
  • Ability to contribute to conceptual brainstorm sessions with Cross-Functional Partners including members of Editorial Insights, Product Creative Studio, Marketing and Production to develop relationships outside of Creative Production and gain more scope and context around the impact of the taxonomies we manage
  • Ability to develop and present relevant project documentation to Taxonomy Strategists, other members of the Taxonomy Team and/or other relevant teams through collaboration with Cross-Functional partners
  • Develop insight into managing and launching projects with attention towards strategy and implementation
  • Develop strong working knowledge of internal tools and also external management tools such as AirTable and Google Suite
  • In addition to the responsibilities listed above, internship will include participation in connective programs with other Product interns, mentorships both on and off the Taxonomy Team, and access to internal Netflix programming and resources

5,001-10,000 employees

Subscription streaming entertainment service
Company mission
Netflix's mission is to entertain the world. The company operates a streaming platform for movies & TV shows and has over 222 million subscribers globally.
  • Free lunches
  • Up to 12 months' maternity and paternity leave
  • Unlimited vacation days, within reason
  • Open working hours (at the California office)
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Mobile phone discounts
Company Values
  • Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Passion
  • Curiosity
  • Judgment
  • Communication
  • Courage
  • Selflessness
  • Integrity
  • Impact