Game Designer

Pokemon Company Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 3 months ago

The Game Designer is the primary point of contact for implementing game data across all projects. While this role focuses heavily on scripting, the Game Designer will also be responsible for directing the workload of the Associate Game Designer. The Game Designer will also be responsible for training any new hires who will be using our game data tools. Since this role will be contributing at critical points in the product lifecycle, the Game Designer will focus on process improvement and communication across disciplines with Engineering, Production, and Art.

What You Will Do

  • Using Unity, ensure correct population of critical game data.

  • Review your own work as well the work of Associate Game Designers.

  • Train new hires on how to use the game data tools.

  • Communicate any development issues to the team.

  • Help create new processes for parsing and implementing data.

  • Coordinate with internal studio teams to ensure deliverables stay on track.

What You Will Bring

  • 2 or more years of professional experience.

  • Working proficiency within the Unity game engine.

  • Experience with project tracking software (Jira preferred).

  • A graduate of a game development program is preferred.

How You Will Be Successful

  • Communication: Impeccable written and verbal communication with ability to translate technical information in a non-technical format.

  • Bias for Action: You have an eagerness to take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You work to resolve requests and incidents with a high sense of urgency and ownership.

  • Great people skills: You know the "how" is as important as the "what" and you aim to build effective relationships across the organizations, as well as externally with 3rd parties. You are mindful of diverse perspectives and engage clients in a professional manner.

  • Passion & Pride in your work: You love what you do and how you can add value to your clients; You ensure consistency and quality of your work and take a methodical approach to troubleshooting and resolution.

  • Growth mindset: You thrive in a dynamic and fluid environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together; building and enhancing programs appeals to you. You have a desire to stay current on technology trends and Information Technology concepts.

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 Pokmon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokmon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokmon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokmon website. Pokmon 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

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