The Pokémon Company lists new job listings for video game editors two-year contract, most likely related to Pokémon Switch

The Pokémon Company has put up new job listings for video game editors as part of a two-year fixed term contract. This is most likely related to the first-ever console Pokémon game, which is currently in development for Nintendo Switch. The complete job description is as follows:

Editor VG [2-YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT]
Location: Bellevue, WA
Job Code: 546
# of Openings: 2

Description

JOB TITLE
Editor VG [2-YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT]

REPORTING MANAGER
Manager, Editing

POSITION SUMMARY
The role requires a minimum of four years of editorial experience in the gaming industry. The successful candidate will contribute to all editorial facets of video games and related materials, demonstrating superior knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
* Editing and proofreading a wide variety of material related to video games, such as game text, strategy guides and manuals, press releases and marketing materials, and more
* Playtesting and participating in the QA process for video games, implementing changes as needed by applying a thorough knowledge of the language, brand, and guidelines
* Editing for grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, vocabulary, and target audience
* Ensuring consistency and accuracy in style and terminology
* Leading projects as required
* Attending progress meetings and creative development meetings with other localization professionals
* Taking part in process analyses and workflow improvements
* Reporting progress and maintaining records on a daily basis

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
* Minimum of four years of editing experience within an environment of rigid deadlines, compressed schedules, and strong teamwork
* Experience in localization a plus
* Demonstrated ability to edit and revise content based on The Chicago Manual of Style
* Depth of experience with video gameplay is required, and knowledge of the Pokémon brand is a strong plus
* Must be detail oriented, with proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects

EDUCATION
* Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study is required, or equivalent years of work experience

WORK CONDITIONS
* Operate at a level to do what it takes to get the job done

Source: The Pokémon Company Careers Page

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