UI / UX Designer

Japan Careers Program

Job Overview

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

About the Company

In 2012, this company was established with the mission of enabling people in small businesses to focus on their creativity. Using the power of the cloud, the company develops and provides services that support and streamline personnel, labor, and other small business back-office operations, including accounting.

This is just the beginning for this company. As the world evolves, the company will continue its work to provide a platform for small businesses by maximizing the benefits of the cloud, enabling new value and business opportunities that have never before existed.


Job Description

Share your knowledge and research of business, systems, and technologies, cooperating with PMs to determine issues, their priorities, and any possible UX/UI solutions. Provide value to users by developing consistently high-quality products with our engineers.

・Improve UX design quality in alignment with the company mission and vision
・Discover user issues in specific development projects
・UI design in development projects
・Development and evangelization of design system

【Product Strategy】
Join the company product/service development team, and take charge of user research, UX design, UI design, prototyping, etc. for web/tablet/mobile applications. Team members are looking for colleagues who have a strong interest in solving user problems and create great value by launching new solutions in the world.

【Design Process】
Products and services offered by this company focus on human-centered design (HCD), with design and development operating from the perspective of the user.

1. Survey/research
Conduct user interviews, etc. to investigate and analyze real-world use

2. Feedback/priority analysis
Identify user needs and priorities, and define the content to be provided within a product

3. Design and implementation
Design the structure, flow, and screen layouts that meet the requirements of the service provided, including information design

4. Evaluation
Prototype designs, perform heuristic evaluations, user tests, and validity assessments

5. Development
As features and functionality change during the development stage, participate in product direction and redesign as necessary

6. Quality assurance
Test developed products to ensure proper operation

7. Hypothesis verification
Verify hypotheses and concepts of user needs and provide feedback for future development


Job Requirements

【Qualifications】
・Japanese: Business-level (N2) or higher
・Experience with information design and UI design for web applications, mobile apps, and/or websites, etc.

【Welcomed Skills/Experience】
・Experience with information design and UI design for business-facing products
・Knowledge of accounting and/or HR practices
・Knowledge of or experience with programming for accessibility

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
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