Editor (Non-Video Games)
12 days ago
Editor (Non-Video Games)
Editing team members work closely with fellow editors and localization editors, translators, graphic designers, and project coordinators, as well as members of various departments, on all editorial facets of Pokémon products. This includes maintaining factual accuracy, brand accuracy, and impeccable grammatical standards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated series, movies, the official website, the Pokémon Center ecommerce site, and more.
What You Will Do
- Editing and copyediting a variety of company-wide materials, such as trading card sets, ecommerce listings, animated series scripts, game rulebooks, brand- and product-related text, press releases and other marketing materials, organized play documents, and more.
- Editing for grammar, punctuation, spelling, readability, style, and target audience.
- Reviewing and templating card game text to maintain consistency within series and within the rules framework.
- Ensuring consistency in style and terminology.
- Reviewing, revising, and proofreading electronic copy and hard copy in multiple systems across the company.
- Contribute to process analysis and workflow improvements, responding quickly with effective improvements when a system or process does not produce needed results.
- Interacting with fellow editors and localization editors, along with various other department members, such as translators and project coordinators, on a daily basis.
- Regular reporting on project status and progress to the Manager, Editing.
What You Will Bring
- 2-4 years of experience publishing under regular deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability to edit, revise, or rewrite text-based content.
- Exceptional communication skills, a focused eye for detail, and an understanding of how to balance short-term tasks with long-term goals.
- Must be detail oriented, with proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel in particular, is essential, as is the ability to learn new programs.
- Experience in trading card games and knowledge of Pokémon brand a plus.
- Experience with the Chicago Manual of Style is a plus.
How You Will Be Successful
- Communication: You have impeccable written and verbal communication with ability to adapt text information to suit the needs of various audiences.
- 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.
- Passion and 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.
- Logical and analytical: You’re able to clarify, distill, and organize information to communicate ideas most effectively. You maintain high attentiveness to detail and consistent follow through on deadline.
What to Expect
As part of the interview process, all selected applicants must take an aptitude test (anticipate 3–4 hours) to measure their skills.
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.