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.
Get to know the role
Job Title: Tech Pack Designer - Home Goods & Seasonal Items (12-month Fixed Term Contract)
Job Summary: Will be responsible for providing production support and viewed as an expert in creating consistent, detail oriented production files and set up for Home Goods & Seasonal Items.
FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
People Manager: No
What you’ll do
Take over approved concept designs and prepare production files for each product or product set.
Maintains consistency across all templates, spec sheets and tech packs.
Reviews physical samples with Design Management & Concept Designers. Makes any updates necessary after product sample reviews.
Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, production partners and
external suppliers to ensure an efficient process.
Participates in meetings, discussions, and presentations as part of the product development process from initial concepts to final design.
Work independently to create and execute designs for all categories of Pokémon Center.
What you’ll bring
Four (4) to six (6) years of relevant professional experience or a demonstrated equivalent level of expertise.
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree a plus. Industry experience most desirable
Expert proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite on Mac OS
Demonstrates a high degree of originality and creativity as well as provide valuable creative insights to support business strategy.
Ability to apply knowledge of best practices in production design
Ability to work independently on an assignment.
Knowledge of print technology and techniques: screen-print, roller print, decals, embroidery, patches, sublimation, digital, and offset processes
Experience in print process for various materials including wood, metal, glass, plastic and fabric, etc.
Meets all department and corporate business requirements, including those regarding work hours, conduct, and teamwork.
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 $82,000.00 - $96,900.00. The full range is $82,000.00 - $122,000.00. 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
Comprehensive relocation package
We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives.
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.