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UX / UI Designer
HIRING DATE
Immediately
SALARY RANGE
Negotiable based on skillset
NECESSARY SKILLSET
  • Digital design ability; Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Webflow, Figma, etc.

  • Fluent Japanese

  • Business level English

  • Teamwork and communication skills.

The UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you also have a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs and help us grow our customer base.

The UI/UX Designer role is a part-time, paid position, for 3-6 months starting as soon as possible and requires occasional (2-3 times per week) attendance at our office in Tokyo. Internships may also be available for this and other roles within the project.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps

  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets

  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like

  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role

  • Portfolio of design projects

  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)

  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe UX, Webflow, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Ability to work in English and Japanese – written and spoken

  • Team-work; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders

  • Good time-management skills

  • Have a proactive, self-starter mindset