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Sr. Manager
TCG Design
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
Graphic Design
Requirements
  • Six+ (6+) years of relevant professional experience, plus 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience/understanding of typesetting, layout, and file preparation for print
  • Extensive knowledge of print technology and pre-press processes
  • Project management administration
  • Experience with localization, and online graphic formats a plus
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite on Mac OS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Job Title: Sr. Manager, TCG Design
  • Job Summary: The Sr. Manager, TCG Design leads a team responsible for creating the layout files for the core of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG): The trading cards. This role oversees highly-skilled production designers to procure the graphic files necessary for the successful printing of trading cards. This is not a creative graphic design team, but the contributors possess a high level of detail, technical print knowledge, and ability to follow strict design guidelines provided by our partners in Japan
  • FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
  • People Manager: Yes
  • Confidently lead a team of TCG production designers who specialize in trading card layout
  • Oversee the preparation of localized trading card assets by ensuring that team follows pre-designed templates and strict production guidelines
  • Manage and assign projects with multiple deliverables in a timely fashion and ensure that all deadlines are met
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Work with team to document systems and processes with lens toward continuous improvement
  • Mentor, conduct performance reviews and assist with annual goals for each employee
  • Collaborate with other Design, Production, and Bilingual managers as well as internal stakeholders to identify and implement improvements to internal processes
  • Provide data to capture and measure team productivity
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary to meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned
The Pokémon Company

501-1,000 employees

Fictional creatures media franchise
Benefits
  • 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