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Manager, Art

Company: The Pok--mon Company International
Location: Renton
Posted on: June 20, 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.
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Get to know the role
Job Title: Manager, Art
Job Summary: The Manager, Art reports to the Sr. Manager, Art & Creative and will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the Game Studio Art personnel and drive the art production for The Pok--mon Company International (TPCi) game products. The Manager, Art's primary responsibility will be to manage and mentor a multidisciplinary team of internal artists including staffing, managing career development, performance assessment and reviews. In partnership with the Sr. Manager and Principal Creative you will help guide and develop the vision, visual direction, processes, and best practices for the Art Department. You will work closely with producers and cross-discipline managers to ensure resources, priorities and tasking are in alignment with schedules and milestone deliveries.
FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
People Manager: Yes
What you'll do

  • Supervise, review, and approve art through all stages of production to ensure assets meet high quality standards, consistency, and technical accuracy.
  • Collaborate with Production, Design, Engineering, and Stakeholders to scope, prioritize, plan and schedule milestone objectives and sprint deliveries.
  • Conduct 1-on-1 meetings with direct reports to cultivate career growth, align with team goals, provide coaching and promote healthy morale.
  • Gain a high-level view of the project needs, anticipate issues and proactively solve problems.
  • Proactively engage in regular multi-disciplinary meetings and effectively communicate status and updates to Stakeholders and Senior Leadership.
  • Serve as mentor, leader, and manager for a growing team of artists; present a solid example as to leadership and performance within the company. - - - - - -

    What you'll bring

    • 6+ Years as an Art Manager, Art Director, or Lead Artist; 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.
    • Ability to provide concise and constructive written and verbal feedback.
    • Experience with a range of industry standard art production tools such as Maya, 3DS Studio Max, Substance Painter/Designer, ZBrush, Photoshop and Illustrator.
    • Familiar with project management tools such as JIRA, Shotgrid, Confluence and Perforce.
    • Proven track record for leading and mentoring teams with a growth mindset.

      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
        • 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.
          Internal Job Code: CR.ARMF.M3
          Internal Job Profile: Art Mgmt (M2)
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