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.
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
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.