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Sarah G. | Elance
 
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Sarah G.

Content Strategy & User Experience Strategist
   United States
  |   Westport, CT

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Overview

What do I love? Being able to apply my deep knowledge of user experience, library science, information design, and social software experiences to delivering strategic, real-world results; and, improving end-user engagement by focusing on emerging technologies, leading-edge interaction design and community development.

I am a recognized leader in innovation, including leading the delivery of an enterprise tagging service saving $7.5 Million a year in productivity gains and cost-avoidance.

You will see that I am a super passionate,...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Taxonomy
Library Science
Metadata Standards
Tags
Categorization
User Experience
Information Architecture
Experience Strategy
Strategy
Content Management

Service Description

•Company-wide subject matter expert in taxonomy, metadata modeling and classification design, content tagging strategies, and structured content standards

•Designer of strategic vision and execution for web and digital experiences

•Creator, architect, manager and leader

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Employment

Found Studios, LLC
Chief Taxonomist and Experience Officer
2012 - Present
Found Studios is a consulting company that provides expert taxonomy development and integration, information architecture design, content tagging strategies, Intranet and web site search analysis...
IBM
Senior Content Strategist
2014 - 2015
Led the vision, design, development and delivery of a strategic content intelligence framework, articulating IBM's internal content experience strategy. • Created end-to-end content intelligence...
IBM
Manager, Employee Experience Design
2013 - 2014
Defined the workplace of the future for IBM employees focusing on design simplification of our digital platforms, enabling mobile work, infusing social and collaboration tools for work. • Improved...
IBM
Program Manager, Dynamic Content Strategy
2013 - 2013
Led, defined and delivered a broad reaching dynamic content delivery strategy for IBM's internal and external web bringing focus to how we use information and information experiences as successful...
IBM
Manager, User Experience Design
2008 - 2013
Managed the User Experience Design team for ibm.com delivering IBM’s external web-presence through visual design and user experience leadership. The User Experience and Design (UED) team's mission...
IBM
Information Discovery & User Experience Strategy
2006 - 2008
Led IBM’s information discovery initiative defining and implementing effective global user experiences for social search, content delivery, and personalization and collaboration systems. Led a...
The Associated Press
Manager, Information Management
2005 - 2005
Established the first Information Management department at the Associate Press, defining new web-based content products utilizing rules-based categorization engines and faceted search within a...
IBM
Enterprise Taxonomist & Information Architect
2000 - 2005
Built IBM's first web-based Enterprise Taxonomy. Built and led how taxonomies are used in content management, search and profiling systems. Led the strategy for how information is managed and...

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Certification
2005 - 2006
University of Western Ontario
Master's in Library Science
1999 - 2000
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taxonomy
search
faceted search
personalization
metadata
content tagging
information architecture
user experience
content strategy
SEO
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