Nintendo of America Inc.

About Nintendo: Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Pokemon, Animal Crossing, Pikmin and Splatoon, through its integrated hardware and software products. Nintendo aims to deliver unique, intuitive entertainment experiences for everyone, manufacturing and marketing video game devices such as the Nintendo Switch family of systems, developing and operating applications for smart devices, and collaborating with partners on a range of other entertainment initiatives like visual content and theme parks. Nintendo has sold more than 5.8 billion video games and over 850 million hardware units globally. From the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System more than 30 years ago, through today and into the future, Nintendo’s continuing mission is to create unique entertainment that puts smiles on the faces of people all over the world. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at

** This is a CONTRACT position


  • Responsible for intake and precursory validation of all product and packaging submissions received through Nintendo’s merchandise approval system
  • Responsible for intake, documentation, and distribution of physical sample product shipments
  • Tracks all line plan submissions and routes content to the associated business development account owner for review
  • Collects and organizes submission data to track partner performance against program KPIs
  • Handles coordination of meetings and agendas with merchandise partners on behalf of the product development team
  • Takes comprehensive notes and provides written summaries to attendees for internal and partner-facing meetings
  • Keeps process documentation and key information up to date and easily accessible to all merchandise team members
  • Facilitate merchandise sample shipments to NCL for review purposes on an as-needed basis
  • Facilitate return merchandise sample shipments to our external business partners on an as-needed basis
  • Assist the SI Merchandise team with Unknown SKU resolution by assisting with partner outreach, processing submission closures, and tracking progress
  • Responsible for agenda gathering for Artwork merchandise team meetings
  • Responsible for updating, organizing, and maintaining the Artwork merchandise team Confluence site
  • Responsible for overseeing site access controls for internal users of SI Merchandise Confluence Sites
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of JIRA training materials
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of internal and external DRM system accounts
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned


  • 1-2 years of related Licensing experience or similar
  • Proficiency in PC & MS Office Suite skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills necessary
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities
  • Ability to collaborate and build trust with partners and colleagues
  • Ability to use judgment and discretion in a highly confidential environment and to work with highly confidential and sensitive materials/information.
  • Knowledge of Nintendo franchises, characters, and intellectual property/video game industry a plus

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be considered. Visa sponsorship is not available for this role.

** This is a CONTRACT position

This position is hybrid in Redmond, WA. Hybrid positions require regular onsite work following the schedule and guidelines for their division. This position is not open to fully remote status at this time.

This contract position has a base pay range of $27 – $37 per hour and is eligible for benefits through the employing agency. Agency benefits may include medical, dental and vision, 401(k), basic/supplemental life and AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, health and dependent care spending accounts, transportation benefits, employee assistance program, paid sick leave, and up to 6 paid holidays per year. All benefits are subject to elections, eligibility requirements, plan and program terms. Benefits offerings will be confirmed at the time of offer by the employing agency, and may differ depending on the employing agency partner.


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Tagged as: Artwork, Business, Business Development, Content, Hardware, Jira, Licensing, Marketing, Office Suite, Operations, Organizational Skills, Process, Software, training, Verbal

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