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The Walt Disney Company

Lead Designer, Creative, Games

Japan - design
English: none
Japanese: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

  • Work with external developer / licensee and internal team members to help plan and develop games from creative standpoint, ranging from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and other Disney owned IP.

  • Work with developer / liensee of allocated game products to review, approve, create a design and / or provide feedback to all creative aspects.

  • Development of brand new character ( eg Disney Tsum Tsum, Twisted wonderland )


  • Provide high quality creative solutions to partners through understanding of product concept, business objectives, and appropriate story-telling

  • Provide suggestions to improve products of game based on personal imaginative faculty and research of benchmark products

  • Develop a new Disney IP with create imagination

  • Provide branding feedback based on corporate / brand policies for all in-games assets and Marketing materials (on-going self-education of Disney owned brand a must through films, books, comics, games, and merchandise)

  • Keep an eye out for new digital application creativity / technologies and make suggestions as required necessary

Mandatory Requirement

  • 3 years or more in the art direction for game / digital content industry.

  • Ability to create / direct using creative tools (Adobe photoshop, illustrator at least.)

  • Strong native communication skills in Japanese, with the ability to clearly articulate fine nuances of creative / product feedback.

  • Ability to generate high quality design to communicate feedback in speedy, efficient manner

  • Personal wide field of view in art / subculture and sense of game products mechanics, preferably willingness to generate original game products concept pitches

  • Creative thinking, with a passion for delivering the best Disney products to our guests

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to jointly own successes & failures

  • Self-motivating, entrepreneurial spirit with ability to deal with ambiguous and fast-paced working environment, and to work through challenging, multiple deadlines

  • Strong team player with solid work ethic; willingness to learn and take on new tasks

  • Passion for learning about new creativity, technologies and consumer facing digital services

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates are diversified, family-friendly entertainment and media global companies with media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media businesses. Starting as a small animation studio in the 1920s, Disney has become a favorite of people around the world in today's entertainment industry. Going forward, we will continue to create works that can provide the best stories and experiences to each customer, and employees and cast members will work together in more than 40 countries to create Disney entertainment experiences.