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.
Leads cross-departmental projects to prepare Nintendo of America, Inc. (NOA) for the distribution, sales, marketing and support of new products and services, including dedicated gaming systems.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Facilitates or manages regional and global projects of various sizes including planning, execution and transition to operations teams.
Responsible for defining, scoping, planning, communication, oversight and execution of the assigned projects.
Schedules and leads project meetings, creates and distributes agenda and meeting notes, actions, etc.
Creates, updates and manages project documentation including charter, schedule, action items, risk register, decision log and project/service information.
Collaborate with program managers, department representatives and subject matter experts to positively advance project objectives.
Anticipates and identifies potential problems or risks and presents alternative solutions
Clearly communicate with project stakeholders and team members in a timely fashion regarding project status, issues, and questions.
Identify and develop process improvements; provides recommendations on next steps
Manage project deliverables
Bilingual preferred but not required.
Bilinguals to provide written and verbal English and Japanese translations, as needed •
May require up to 5% travel; domestic and international
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
Six plus years of related project management experience
Preferred experience utilizing Waterfall and Scrum (Agile) Project Management methodologies
Proficiency with MS Office suite (Including Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Bilingual requires fluent verbal and written Japanese and English skills Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Project Manager (CPM) preferred
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bilingual requires Japanese Language Proficiency Test level I or equivalent capability
Valid passport may be required