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Graphic Designer II - Packaging Localization (12 Months, Contract-to-Hire)

Company: The Pok--mon Company International
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 11, 2024

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 and on Facebook (), YouTube (), Twitter (), and Instagram (). Get to know the role

  • Job Title: Graphic Designer II - Packaging Localization - (12 Months, Contract-to-Hire)
  • Job Summary: The Graphic Designer II will create and deliver completed graphic files of localized packaging assets and components of the Pok--mon Trading Card Game. Duties converting existing graphics files into foreign language versions and preparing them for print. This is not a creative Graphic Design position, but it will require an understanding of design principles, a high level of detail, technical print knowledge, and with goal to match existing designs with precision. The qualified candidate will also be capable of handling and managing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
  • People Manager: No What you'll do
    • Collaborates and consults with team, editorial staff, manager, art director, and/or other project participants to understand project assignment, audience, and intended message.
    • Design print-ready graphics files in multiple languages using industry standard graphics software and applications.
    • Adheres to pre-designed templates and strict production guidelines.
    • Recreates pre-designed packaging art on different dieline templates.
    • Prepares drafts of design work and provides samples to editorial or other appropriate staff or departments for review.
    • Receptive to feedback and revises projects as necessary based on collaborative feedback process; working on multiple projects simultaneously and ensuring projects remain on schedule.
    • Consults with graphics manager, art director, and/or other team members as needed on complex or specialized projects.
    • Prepares print file, and backup packaged design files to the server on notification of final approval; maintaining strict attention to detail and providing meticulous review of proofs from print vendors. What you'll bring
      • Three (3) to four (4) years of related graphic design print experience.
      • Minimum 2 years of graphic design experience in typesetting, layout and file preparation for print, ideally for packaging.
      • Proficient in producing design work aligned with brand requirements.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Works collaboratively as a member of a team.
      • Works independently on an assignment.
      • Organized with attention to detail.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and intermediate to advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite on Mac OS.
      • Firm understanding of design fundamentals.
      • Knowledge of print technology and pre-press processes.
      • Experience with localization, online graphics, or 3D software a plus.
      • Note: Speaking/writing in multiple languages is not required. 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
          • Base salary range: For this role, new hires generally start between $83,000.00 - $97,850.00. The full range is $83,000.00 - $123,000.00. 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
          • Fitness reimbursement
          • Commuter benefit
          • LinkedIn learning
          • Comprehensive relocation package
          • Hybrid work environment 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.

Keywords: The Pok--mon Company International, Redmond , Graphic Designer II - Packaging Localization (12 Months, Contract-to-Hire), Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Redmond, Washington

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