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Bilingual Project Manager (English/Japanese)

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

Job Description:

* **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: Project Manager Job Summary: The Bilingual Project Manager will support the development and localization of TCG projects by facilitating communication and strategic alignment between TPCi and partners in Japan. This role will focus on planning and coordinating projects by partnering with internal teams from product concept through production. FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt People Manager: No *What you'll do * * Main contact on all aspects of bilingual project management, with a specific focus on art and design projects for TCG product development. * Establish and maintain strong working relationships across the business units and all levels of the organization. * Manage projects as assigned, monitor progress, ensure timelines are maintained and deliverables are executed. * Coordinate daily communication between TPCi and partners in Japan, including translating written and oral communication in both Japanese and English. * Provide project-level design visions and collaborate with internal teams on creative direction during the early stages of the design life cycle. * Create art directions, define and keep up-to-date documentation on brand guidelines and disciplines. Educate teams on asset usage to ensure a cohesive design is used across the TCG products. * Assist in the development of process documents, tools, and training materials for internal and external stakeholders. * Thrive in and encourage collaborative work environments while not hesitating to own, define, and deliver on complex and ambiguous tasks, projects, and programs. *What you'll bring * * Three (3) to four (4) years of related professional experience. * Bachelors degree required. * Excellent Japanese and English interpretation skills, including experience interpreting business meetings and/or conference call. Familiarity with Japanese business protocol. * Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed. * Passion for and knowledge of the gaming and Trading Card Games (TCG) industry. * General understanding of brand identity, product design and print development process (preferred). * 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. * Design background or knowledge in Adobe product (preferred). * Experience in Project Management software. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. *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 * Fitness reimbursement * Commuter benefit * LinkedIn learning 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. Internal Job Profile: Project Manager (IC2) #LI-Hybrid #LI-DR1

Keywords: The Pok-- -mon Company International, Bellevue , Bilingual Project Manager (English/Japanese), Other , Bellevue, Washington

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