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Manager, Game Design

Company: The Pok-- -mon Company International
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

*Manager, Game Design* The Manager, Game Design will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the Studio design personnel and production for The Pok-- -mon Company International (TPCi) game products. The Manager, Game Design's primary responsibility will be to lead the design development. This will involve providing leadership and influence decision making around various game designs in close collaboration with development, product management and business leadership. The Manager, Game Design will also assist the Sr. Manager, Creative in making sure the project's design work, documentation, and implementation are clearly and accurately created and delivered. This role will work with all teams to make sure that quality and timeliness are embedded in the team. *What You Will Do* * Collaborate with the Sr. Manager, Creative, product owner, and additional stakeholders to define clear visions for game designs and to communicate "the big picture"-- -, the details, and the nuanced elements needed to bring that vision to life. * Review and provide feedback of team work to ensure quality, technical specifications, best practices, clear systems, and engaging gameplay. * Communicate and work with production to estimate, plan and task design efforts. * Effectively collaborate with other studio disciplines. * Serve as mentor, leader and manager for a growing team of designers; present a solid example as to leadership and performance within the company. *What You Will Bring * * 7+ Years as a Game Designer, Sr. Designer, or Lead Designer; management experience is highly valued * Shipped at least 3 titles in the F2P (Free to Play) space; additional AAA (Triple A) PC or console shipped titles are also preferred. * A mastery of communicating game design through flowcharts, wireframes, concise documentation, defined core loops, mockups, and even through the sheer power of your charismatic storytelling. * Demonstrable expertise in communicating mobile game industry standards like core loops, FTUE's (First-Time User Experience), narrative gameplay, and "games as a service"-- - along with a solid foundation in game systems and game economies. *How You Will Be Successful* * *Communication:* Impeccable written and verbal communication with ability to translate technical information in a non-technical format. * *Bias for Action*: You have an eagerness to take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You work to resolve requests and incidents with a high sense of urgency and ownership. * *Great people skills*: You know the "how"-- - is as important as the "what"-- - and you aim to build effective relationships across the organizations, as well as externally with 3rd You are mindful of diverse perspectives and engage clients in a professional manner. * *Passion & Pride in your work*: You love what you do and how you can add value to your clients; You ensure consistency and quality of your work and take a methodical approach to troubleshooting and resolution. * *Logical and analytical:* You're able to distill and synthesize complex ideas into concise, meaningful information to clients. You're adept at prioritization and project management with attentiveness to detail and consistent follow through. * *Growth mindset*: You thrive in a dynamic and fluid environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together; building and enhancing programs appeals to you. You have a desire to stay current on technology trends and Information Technology concepts. *What to Expect * 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. Travel between office locations internationally may be required on occasion, but likely on a limited basis (

Keywords: The Pok-- -mon Company International, Bellevue , Manager, Game Design, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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