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 more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million 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

** This is a CONTRACT position


  • Responsible for collecting licensee product information, sales/POS, and other data or materials and assists with industry, product, data, and market research and trends as necessary; prepares summaries to communicate findings to key stakeholders

  • Manages the coordination of calendars for events and some meetings; assists in event planning

  • Communicates (verbally and in writing) with partners to schedule business reviews, status calls, etc.

  • Aids in preparation of reports and presentations as needed

  • Coordinates with marketing and retail to support creation of sales and marketing collateral

  • Responsible for light licensee account management, contributing to business growth in alignment with strategic goals

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with licensees

    • Ensure licensee compliance with Nintendo’s guidelines and contractual standards

    • Support standardized reviews with partners to ensure all licensing requirements are met for each project

    • Analyze and participate in negotiation of select product categories

    • Timely and effective communication with licensees on relevant business needs, on- and offboarding, sales and product reports

  • Provides regular updates/reporting to management and internal stakeholders (as necessary) about the status of licensees and key issues

  • Communicates (e.g., e-mail, video conference) with regional teams during global working hours may be required on a regular basis

  • Supports various interdepartmental personnel

  • Keeps complete and thorough records of communications related to active, inactive, and completed projects

  • Special projects as assigned


  • 1-2 years of related Licensing experience or similar.

  • Proficiency in PC & MS Office Suite skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience in Adobe a plus

  • Knowledge of contract and royalty management systems preferred

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills necessary

  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities

  • Ability to collaborate and build trust with partners and colleagues

  • Knowledge of Nintendo franchises, characters, and intellectual property/video game industry a plus