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Minimum USD Salary: 102,500
Maximum USD Salary: 164,000

Industry: Game Development

Company: Nintendo

Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. 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 .

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.


  • Organizes and leads detailed game evaluations and summary reports of all solo and group evaluations with detailed analysis of game features, analyzing potential product strengths, weaknesses, uniqueness, market viability, and competitive analysis.
  • Creates and leads group game, service, hardware evaluation, and consumer sentiment research teams
  • Monitors consumer reaction and PR effectiveness; provides analytical reports, and recommends a course correction, if needed.
  • Leads or contributes analysis and detailed development feedback on hardware, games, and services in development, as well as competitive hardware, software, services, and industry events.
  • Leads presentations of products, services, evaluations, research and analysis, and market insights to executives, internal organization teams, and game development teams
  • Provides game evaluation context and insight for Product Development and Publishing stakeholders, and other departments across the organization
  • Contributes to the analysis of development concept documents for proposed games, analyzing potential product strengths, weaknesses, and market viability
  • Analyzes market trends and cross-references game evaluations to influence order forecasting, product pricing, and reactive media management
  • Responsible for either the strategic planning, execution & project management throughout the product launch process, or the aggregation and analysis of product strengths, weaknesses, uniqueness, and competitive analysis.
  • Leads presentations and provides feedback to teams at various levels across the organization, up to and including the executive leadership team
  • Contributes to product demonstrations to other departments and outside partners as needed and assigned.
  • Leverages product knowledge and data driven insights to influence and recommend campaign strategy and tactics.
  • Contributes to successful product marketing campaign launch activities by leveraging an in-depth knowledge of product experience
  • As a subject matter expert, provides indirect leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other Product Experience team members, broader Product Development and Publishing staff, and junior staff as needed.
  • Works and collaborates cross functionally with various stakeholders including Nintendo Company Ltd. (NCL), outside partners, internal teams, and media.
  • Translates written and verbal communications including emails, product evaluations, and other documentation, and conference calls with development and promotions teams in Japan.


  • Five to eight years of related experience.
  • Good game play skills and the ability to identify key selling points and marketing opportunities.
  • Able to work on complex, highly visible, and confidential projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Nintendo IP, franchise, and games.
  • Excellent organization skills with acute attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work at the designated work location (onsite, hybrid, or remote).
  • Strong public speaking, writing and presentation skills.
  • Historical and current knowledge of the video game industry for home and mobile markets required.
  • Strong PC Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and MS Teams preferred).
  • Familiarity with Japanese business practices.
  • Bilingual: Fluent in English and Japanese with strong bilingual spoken and written communication skills.
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job family and basic knowledge of related job families.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or equivalent education and experience.
  • Bilingual: Japanese proficiency test Level I or native fluency required.
  • Valid passport may be required.

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

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 position includes a base salary range of $102,500 – $164,000 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information.


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