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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

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.



  • Writes and reviews game text, voice scripts, manuals, package copy, and marketing materials for Nintendo products and services through launch and beyond

  • Provides cultural and creative input regarding localizing Nintendo products

  • Contributes to the naming process for game titles and terminology

  • Participates in table reads and other feedback-guided review loops

  • Tests and evaluates games and products and makes recommendations regarding design and content

  • Assists with the planning and direction of voice-recording sessions

  • Provides input in project scheduling

  • Assists other Nintendo of America, Inc. (NOA) departments with game-related support including demonstrating games internally and capturing video and screenshots

  • Reviews products for Legal and ESRB compliance

  • Participates in content discussions and game evaluations


  • Generates game-related content for websites, social media, and other consumer-facing portals

  • May act as spokesperson for Nintendo by demonstrating games to media, participating in interviews, presenting on live streams, and supporting other promotional efforts

  • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required (up to 10%)


  • One to three years of experience in creative writing

  • Strong creative writing skills

  • Experience in workshop or other feedback-driven writing environments preferred

  • Good game play skills and the ability to identify design and content issues

  • Familiarity with home and mobile video-game markets

  • Comprehensive historical and current knowledge of the video game industry for both the home and arcade markets helpful

  • Copywriting/copyediting experience preferred

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and ability to quickly become proficient with complex proprietary software

  • Undergraduate degree in English or Creative Writing or equivalent experience, Creative Writing, a related field, or equivalent

  • Valid passport may be required

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 pay range of $36.84 - $55.26 per hour, 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. Fixed term employees are eligible for all listed employee benefits except tuition reimbursement.