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Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Acts as a liaison between NOA, NCL and third party partners for asset approvals, including but not limited to artwork and marketing assets.

  • Manages asset approval for projects with NCL; determines approach taken to facilitate and influence design approval from NCL, then communicates with appropriate stakeholders

  • Applies understanding of asset approval process to provide advice and guidance to internal teams

  • Partners with NOA team members to support launches, creative, promotional, and marketing activities

  • Creates and manages approval workflow.

  • Develops plans and negotiates with NCL and NOA teams to find solutions in order to execute projects on time.

  • Ensures alignment on correct use of assets with NOA and NCL

  • Negotiates and communicates updated status of the projects to team members, NCL, and between vendors

  • Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange complex information related to assigned activities

  • Provides bilingual communication support with NCL design approval.

  • Analyzes and reports on process, output and results to direct supervisor and management, as requested

  • Provides Japanese/English translations for meetings (virtual and on-site), email communications and product and marketing submissions from partner to Nintendo.

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-4 years of related experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suites

  • Familiarity with graphics software (Photoshop, Illustrator) and content management software (SharePoint)

  • Excellent business communication skills in English and Japanese

  • Excellent project management, facilitation, and analytical skills

  • Proven experience using negotiation skills to drive collaboration across varied stakeholders (cross-functional and external) to ensure timely execution of projects

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, highly confidential environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines

  • In-depth knowledge of Nintendo’s franchises and intellectual properties required

  • Ongoing knowledge of video game industry

  • Bachelor in business, art, graphic design, or a related field, or equivalent

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be considered. Visa sponsorship is not available for this role

This position is hybrid in Redmond, WA. Hybrid positions require regular onsite work following the schedule and guidelines for their division. This position is not open to fully remote status at this time.

This position includes a base salary range of $83,514 - $125,270 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information.