Pokemon Company International’s Creative Design Director Passes Away


A sudden and tragic news, but Eric Medalle, the Pokemon Company International’s creative design director, has suddenly passed away on Sunday in an accident. Windstorms have been plaguing Seattle as of late and while out on a drive with one of his daughters, a tree fell on their vehicle. Eric did not survive, but thankfully his daughter did and with only minor injuries.

He worked on designing many international Pokemon TCG  logos, designed the logos for Pokemon Dream Radar and the Pokemon the Series: XY, and worked on many of the recent Pokemon games. Referencing from Bulbapedia, the games he worked on are:

  • Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – English & European Graphic Design
  • Pokémon X and Y – English & European Graphic Design
  • Pokémon Black and White Versions 2 – English Version Artwork
  • Pokémon Conquest – Graphic Design
  • Pokémon Black and White Versions – English Version Artwork
  • Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs – English-Version Graphic Design
  • Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions – English-Version Artwork
  • Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia – English Version Artwork

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