Company: The Pok--mon Company International
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Get to know The Pok--mon Company International
The Pok--mon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pok--mon
Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is
responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the
Pok--mon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home
entertainment, and the official Pok--mon website. Pok--mon was
launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular
children's entertainment properties in the world.
Learn more online at Pokemon.com and on Facebook
(facebook.com/pokemon), YouTube (youtube.com/pokemon), Twitter
(twitter.com/pokemon), and Instagram (instagram.com/pokemon).
Get to know the role
Job Title: VP, Platform
Job Summary: Establishes and directs the strategic planning and
execution of the organization's technology platform.
FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
People Manager: Yes
What you'll do
Oversee our Technology Platform team encompassing DevOps, TPMO, &
Partner with stakeholders within the Technology Organization and
across TPCi to understand priorities and enable the team to design,
develop, and manage a scalable and reliable platform plus the
people and processes to adopt it successfully.
Collaborate with architects, product teams, partners, and
stakeholders to drive implementation of robust platform
capabilities and experiences.
Dive deep on and challenge proposed technical solutions to find the
right balance between product, business and engineering objectives,
short-term and long-term, ensuring quality and reliability.
Clearly convey technical details to senior business stakeholders to
enable them to find the ideal mix of product, quality, and time to
Champion continuous improvement practices across the Technology
What you'll bring
Fifteen+ (15+) years of relevant professional experience, plus
seven+ (7+) years of management experience.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities, both as a leader of teams and
as a leader of projects - dynamic, strategic and resourceful.
A proven passion for building, leading and growing high performing
teams in the development and rapid delivery of next-generation
digital platform and products.
A servant leader that has a history of creating a safe space and
inclusive environment fostering diverse views and approaches from
the team, coaching and mentoring them to thrive in a dynamic
A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology.
Ability to collaborate with various partners in the tech and
The ability to seed and extend innovation into the greater
organization to develop key talent, consistent with that of a
leading technology company.
The proven ability to inspire your teammates to think outside the
box as they deliver high quality software solutions.
Proven ability to recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best
application engineering talent.
Aptitude for innovative thinking with a passion for
Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier.
Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they
are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders,
partners and customers, thereby building strong partnerships,
consensus and alignment.
Understanding of ways to lead a team developing in an agile
How you'll be successful
Passion for Pok--mon: Develops an understanding of the Pok--mon
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 Pok--mon experience.
What to expect
An employee first culture
Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pok--mon
Competitive cash-based compensation programs
100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
Generous paid family leave
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
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
Internal Job Code: EN.DVDD.E1
Internal Job Profile: Development Engineering Executive (E1)
Keywords: The Pok--mon Company International, Bellevue , VP, Platform, Executive , Bellevue, Washington
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