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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: Sr. Game Producer

Job Summary: This role will create and manage processes for a new department and its products. This role will manage the workflow, tools, and processes for external vendors.

FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt

People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Work with the Principal Game Designer on a new product, developing and documenting new processes while working within an existing project management framework.

  • Implement tools and develop processes to manage illustration workflows.

  • Maintain contracts and workflow with external illustrators.

  • Create, launch, and manage end to end project schedules.

  • Champion and drive Hybrid Project Management blending traditional project management practices and Agile methodologies.

  • Conducts cost analysis, estimating expected costs for the project.

  • Prepares and implements a budget based on estimates.

  • Conduct risk assessments; reports identified risks to management; provides recommendations for mitigation of risk.

  • Addresses questions, concerns, and/or complaints throughout the project.

  • Acts as a liaison between company and vendors.

  • Communicates and collaborates with various teams to provide training and information to impacted parties.

What you’ll bring

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

  • 8-11 years of Game Producer and/or Project Management experience

  • Experience managing illustration workflows with external vendors and multiple review stakeholders.

  • Experience creating new processes and process documentation.

  • Experience using scheduling tools such as MS Project, Workfront, etc.

  • Ability to quickly get up to speed and take ownership of project management tasks and process creation on new projects/products.

  • Ability to work with little supervision while completing assigned projects.

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Pokémon Game/Brand knowledge and general tabletop gaming experience preferred.

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 $112,000 - $133,000. The full range is $112,000 -$168,000. 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.