Front-End Developer

Japan Careers Program

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Salary TBD JPY / Not Applicable
  • English Level Business Level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

About the Company

This company is a Tech Startup located in Tokyo. Our main business is operating kiosks located in airports and other metropolitan areas. The technology allows the kiosk to instantly exchanges bills and coins of various currencies into electronic money, vouchers, or charitable donations to be used in your country of choice. We help travelers coming to Japan, and Japanese travelers going abroad put their leftover currency to good use. Simple, secure, and fast.

The team consists of 30 members, of which many are experienced developers. The members develop, operate, and maintain approximately 70 kiosks nationwide. The culture and working environment of the company itself are startup-like.

Recently, we have released an electronic currency platform taking advantage of our experience in handling both cash and electronic money.

The new platform is an easy, open platform where anyone can issue their own original e-money or rewards system for free. The issued money can be exchanged between users in the application, or can be exchanged for existing electronic money gift coupons. All done quickly, easily, and securely on users/customers’ smartphones. Easily scalable to be used by individuals, stores, or regions.

At present, the company is still in its early stage, so each member’s opinion and work is considered to be the power to further expand the company. We look for people who want to hack the real world and innovate society.

Join us, be yourself, and build the future together!

Job Description

Hired candidates will be responsible for the following tasks (including, but not limited to):

(1) Application development:
・ It is an application of the digital currency platform.
・ It is implemented in React Native and supports iOS and Android. In the future, we are looking for existing engineers and those who can develop high-quality apps in consultation with designers, back-end engineers, managers, etc. in order to expand the function.

(2) Development of management application for stores:
・ Although our platform has a web management screen for PCs, there are many things that have to be done and are rather complicated, hence, a simple app for stores is desirable for our clients.
・ For this reason, create an application that can perform simple operations (such as transaction cancellation and sales confirmation) lightly and quickly is one of the main tasks

(3) Development of SDK:
・ We are integrating the platform’s payment system into client applications to create an SDK that can easily add a payment function to our application.
・ Open source development using Swift (iOS) and Java (Android).
・ We are looking for people who can add new functionality and recommended QR camera implementation.

(4) Development of basic applications using SDK:
・ We are looking for those who can create a basic application with only basic functions upon request by clients.

Please note that dependent on experience and qualifications, some candidates may be offered an 8-week internship (with compensation) as part of the overall evaluation process, prior to a full-time offer decision.

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidates are those who:
・ Want to hack the real world and innovate the society
・ Are interested in developing the business
・ Enjoy developing and improving while collaborating with other members
・ Enjoy new things, things that have not been decided yet, thinking and deciding on their own
・ Have a habit of writing test code

Required skills:
・ React JS
・ React Native
・ Experience in Front-end development
・ Experience in OSS development
・ JavaScript

Preferred programming languages:
・ Swift, Carthage
・ Java, Gradle, jCenter
・ ReactNative
・ Git, Slack
・ Flutter

MUST Currently reside in Japan. (Overseas candidates will not be considered due to border closures.)

First Steps

After receiving your application, we will review your eligibility and contact you accordingly. If selected to move forward, we will ask you to conduct an online video interview/questionnaire. Those who pass the video interview will be contacted with further instructions.

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Contact Us

Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
[email protected]