How do we correct the job title under our name search?- I would like an answer from someone other than Elizabeth

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This is the fourth time I am posting about these topics. The same "person", Elizabeth, keeps answering with the same auto canned response which doesn't answer the questions. I need a human to answer these. I will keep posting until I get answers other than an auto reply.

I have the incorrect job title under my name search. I have 20 art director credits, yet they post my position as an actress even though that is only 3 credits from over 10 years ago. Obviously the algorithm is not working. How do I get art director to show up as my true title?

2nd - How can I correct my middle name which is wrong





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GigiC

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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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This WILL NOT WORK.
Posting over and over will not get a different answer.
Read my reply to you on your last post.
To: IMDb Employee.
PLEASE MERGE and close this thread
Need a human response to job title and name adjustement


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GigiC,
The job title that appears on search suggestions is that of your most popular "known for" title. It's selected by an algorithm, not by a human.
Here's the analogous situation for writer Gore Vidal.
His page begins:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000683/

But searching for him shows:

You might want to start (or find) an Idea thread here on Get Satisfaction requesting that IMDb change the algorithm to use the most popular title within the person's primary job title. But I'm not aware of any way for you to change the selected title/job at this time.

Regarding your middle name being on the site, you should be able to remove it. See the information here:
Can I remove my birth name from my IMDb biographical information?
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Her problem is vague bderoes.
Read this for more details.
Need a human response to job title and name adjustement


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When I search for you, your Art Director credits are shown first.
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1946347/
 If you're an active IMDbPro member, you may select your Known For titles.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Not so. Does that look like Art Director?

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Elizabeth, Employee

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Hi Gigi, unless the issue you're experiencing is different (in which case please clearly and comprehensively explain it), you have been provided the answer, which is Art Director is listed first under your name, and Actress is third, per the number of credits you have in each category. Your known for has also been explained to you above. Again, if you're having a different issue, we need to know what that is so we can take a look at helping you. 
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Hi All, bderoes already explained and answered this above. Please read through his comprehensive reply. 
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GigiC

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This is the problem. When you search for my name it comes up like this:

It should come up as Art Director since those credits by far outweigh the 3 actress credits.

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And all the art director credits are for popular TV shows which the algorithm should outweigh the 3 acting credits that were from D budget productions.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Gigi.
This is something that I have just learned today.
I was under the impression that the search was setup much like your name page. Art Director first because of the credit total exceeding..............etc.........
But I was incorrect.
The software must be using an alphabetical or a prioritized form of job description when listing a known for in a search.
It could be the first thing you are ever credited for also. (By date of first credit).

What Elizabeth and Owen have alluded to is the starting of what is called an IDEA post.

That is a suggestion that the database consider an upgrade to it's software for the betterment overall by the users and those listed in the site.

Not a solution.
But at least you now know why you are listed in that manner.
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GigiC

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The problem seems to have been corrected! So if this was through you Elizabeth, thanks for taking the time to get it corrected :)