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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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Get to know the role

  • Job Title: Project Coordinator - Design

  • Job Summary: This role will coordinate internal project requests for the Brand & Creative Services Department, Design Division from 10+ internal departments. Working primarily within our project management and design approval software and various communication applications, this role is responsible to intake, monitor, and troubleshoot all design projects through completion. The ideal candidate will be able to keep track of many projects in various stages, proactively address potential issues, confidently communicate with various parties, and have a full understanding of the project life-cycle and approval process. This is a new role within the Design Division and this candidate will be expected to contribute to shaping and improving the existing process.

  • FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt

  • People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Coordinating with the design team to complete assigned projects on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Applying full understanding of design processes to create templates, approval lists, prerequisite tasks, and schedules.

  • Outlining the tasks involved in the project and delegates accordingly, ensuring all parties hold to their commitments.

  • Acting as a liaison between interdepartmental parties, addressing questions, concerns, and/or complaints throughout the project.

  • Working closely with the in-house design manager and designers to support them in asset and information retrieval needed for the project.

  • Working alongside the in-house design team to offer project management expertise in continuous process improvements.

  • Communicating, facilitating, and collaborating with various teams to provide training and information to impacted parties.

  • Monitoring the approval process, communicating project updates and ensuring smooth completion.

  • Capturing and preparing feedback and analytical data of design projects.

What you’ll bring

  • Three (3) to four (4) years of related professional experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a demonstrated equivalent level of applicable experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed.

  • Ability to adapt to this new role and contribute to shaping its effectiveness.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proficiency in WorkFront or similar project management software.

  • Proficiency in ESKO WebCenter or similar project review and approval software.

  • Fundamental graphic design technical knowledge a plus.

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: For this role, new hires generally start between $83,000.00 - $97,850.00. The full range is $83,000.00 - $123,000.00. This range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. Final base salary is directly related to each candidates' qualifications and professional 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. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.