Manager, Design (Pokémon Center Focus)
Summary of the Role
The Manager, Design will lead a team of designers that concentrates on creating innovative and creative designs for the various teams and pillars of the Pokémon brand. This specific role will focus on serving the management needs for the Pokémon Center pillar. Project focuses will be on Apparel and Accessories (Bags, Pins, TCG), and may include additional overseeing of Home Décor, Seasonal, and outside collaborations. Production and design experience in all categories is a plus.
The Manager, Design leads and collaborates with the various departments that are involved with Pokémon Center projects to translate their requests into designs. They will delegate assignments among multiple direct reports and checks for quality and consistency with a high attention to detail. Day to day responsibilities includes developing design strategies, managing projects, collaborating with team members, delegating tasks, attending meetings, and evaluating the performance of direct reports.
What You Will Do
What You Will Bring
How You Will Be Successful
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.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV s...