Get to know The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

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What you’ll do

  • Work with Director, Localization Management, to seek for the areas to stabilize, support and expand cross-department collaboration and initiate the executions and implementations of said practices

  • Support Director, Localization Management, in handling variety of ad-hoc tasks/projects when needed

  • Manage the Localization Technical Specialists in Seattle office

  • Seek for the area to strengthen and execute the support to videogame marketing activities by closely working with Videogame Marketing team

  • Facilitate cross-team conversation or initiatives as needed

  • Support Organized Play and live-ops related coordination

  • Support vendor management as needed

What you’ll bring

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills both in Japanese and English

  • Six (6) or more years of project management experience

  • One (1) or more years of people management experience

  • Technical knowledge about general PCs, Nintendo hardware, Mobile devices

  • Videogame related technical knowledge is a strong plus

  • Experience in videogame localization is a plus

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Self-starter, with strong organizational skills

  • Problem solver and negotiator between the conflicting interests among the teams and/or stakeholders

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner

  • Great team player in a multi-cultural environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to travel internationally up to 5% of time

How you’ll be successful

  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.

  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.

  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.

  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve.

  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.

  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

What to expect

  • An employee first culture

  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon

  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs

  • Base salary range: $109,000.00 - $163,000.00. This range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. It is common for TPCi to start employees below the midpoint of the range. Final base salary is directly related to each candidates' qualifications and experience uniquely.

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you

  • Generous paid family leave

  • Employer-paid life insurance

  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance

  • US Employees: 401k Employer Matching

  • UK/IRE Employees: Pension Employer Contributions

  • Fitness reimbursement

  • Commuter benefit

  • LinkedIn learning

  • Comprehensive relocation package

  • Hybrid work environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa.