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Web Engineer

A Tokyo-based IT company is looking for a Web Engineer to join their growing team. Engineers make up 40% of the company and they all work in-house. The company is proactive about using new technologies such as Scala, Node.js, Elixer and more. The main duties include development of digital marketing tools and new products. The ideal candidate will be interested in working in diverse teams to develop and advance each product. They will also have an interest in discovering and using new technologies to support company operations.

Requirements:

  • – Java, JavaScript, Ruby, C#, Scala, Elixer
  • DB: MySQL, Oracle
  • OS: iOS, Windows
  • General development and operational experience in web services
  • Experience in programming or planning and development of websites
  • Ability to learn necessary skills and develop them

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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Brand Director/Manager

Eureka, Inc. is a software company looking for a Brand Director/Manager who can help to popularize an online dating service through planning and operating brand and PR strategies, gaining media exposure through existing advertising channels, and liaising with government agencies as well as the Japan Broadcasting Association.

Requirements:

  • Experience in planning and operating brand strategies for a foreign consumables manufacturer or publicity agency
  • Experience in project management at a communication agency, creative agency, PR agency, or government agency
  • Minimum two years’ experience in human resources management
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis and planning
  • Skill in building operations
  • Languages: native level Japanese and business level English

Salary: ¥7,500,000-13,000,000 annual income

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Translation and Communications Manager

Our company specializes in serving customers with a passion for the automobile industry. We provide a member service that enables our members to get the most up-to-date information about automobile products, innovations and services. We are looking for a candidate to manage the content translation (Japanese to English), information updates and editing of our website. You will also need an eye for detail to ensure the translations are high quality and our members’ needs are met. In addition, this position requires previous management experience to support and train a team of translators. This team will help support operations with your guidance. If you have a passion for translation and/or automobiles, we look forward to speaking with you!

Requirements:

  • Excel, Power Point, Office proficiency
  • Strong written English skills
  • Languages: native English and near native Japanese (N2/N1 level)

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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Back-end Engineer

Are you someone who can communicate and brainstorm ideas within a team, and is open to constant challenges and personal development? We are looking for a Back-End Engineer with a passion for tackling new projects. Our work includes collaborations with top game makers, delivering creative services to clients, and helping clients to become more efficient with information management. We value team contributions and an environment for brainstorming new and innovative solutions.

Requirements:

  • RFP
  • Credit card settlement, iD, QUICPay
  • Java, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Python, Web application development with languages such as Scala
  • Experience in the open-source software community
  • Large-scale data, development and operational experience in dealing with traffic
  • Native iOS app development
  • At least two years’ experience in system construction and development
  • LAMP or practical experience with LAPP system development
  • General DB and Web-related skills

Location: Central Tokyo
Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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Web Marketer

A web marketing company with branches in Tokyo and Silicon Valley is looking for a new candidate to join their team. They have a partnership with Google Analytics. The ideal candidate will have experience in SEO consulting and web advertising.

Requirements:

  • SEO web marketing experience required
  • Japanese level: Proficient

Location: Central Tokyo

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Senior Graphic Designer

Havas Worldwide Tokyo is looking for a fulltime senior designer for advertisement content and key visual designing. The company bears business relationships with major manufacturers worldwide and is seeking an experienced, responsible and flexible candidate to join the team to assist with the expansion of businesses.

Requirements:

  • Minimum three years of experience in graphic designing using Photoshop or Illustrator
  • A strong sense in project planning
  • Experience working with clients
  • Active in responding to tasks and projects
  • A flexible mindset
  • A sense of responsibility and good at schedule management
  • Conversational-level English

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Annual pay ¥3-6 million (based on experience)

Probation period: Six months

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UI/UX Designer

An app developing company is seeking a UI/UX designer to join the team of an online dating platform. The site has successfully matched over 40 million pairs of members, and aims to develop a new dating culture in Japan.

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of web designing experience
  • Japanese language level: business

Location: Central Tokyo

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Sales and Marketing Associate

An international biotechnology company providing metabolomic services is looking for a new marketing associate to join the team.

Tasks include:

– Marketing operations
– Market research and analysis
– Sales strategy planning and execution
– Creating sales materials/presentations
– CRM management
– Handling client relationships
– Website management
– Social media management

Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ previous experience in a sales or marketing role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Candidates graduated in the sciences / biotechnology / health field, or previous experience in companies related to the mentioned fields
  • Japanese language level: business

Location: Chuo-ku

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PHP Engineer

A digital solutions company working with luxury fashion brands is seeking a PHP engineer. The company works with small, luxury companies, providing e-commerce services, website design, customer services etc. Their ideal candidate is someone capable of troubleshooting, testing and maintaining the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality.

Requirements:

  • Proven PHP development experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to keep code clean
  • Japanese language level: proficient

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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Product PR Assistant Manager

Louis Vuitton Japan is looking for a PR Assistant Manager to maximize on editorial exposure for their womenswear range. The job will entail maintaining smooth communication with internal and external parties, managing seasonal product presentations, and supporting product placement amongst opinion leaders and influencers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum seven years’ experience in the fashion industry, with a focus on womenswear
  • Strong media network
  • English language level: business

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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Retail Marketing Assistant

Triumph is seeking a candidate to help improve the consumer experience and brand perception across all key touch points in store with the end goal of driving commercial success. The role involves partnering with the sales team to create in-store strategies, and establishing a collaborative leadership style of trust and integrity.

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years’ marketing experience in multinational consumer goods companies, retail or fashion industry experience in areas of in-store communication, preferably in Japanese market or culture
  • University degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Japanese and English language level: business

Location: Central Tokyo

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

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