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《Tokyo》UI/UX Designer

Job title

《Tokyo》UI/UX Designer

Work locationsTokyo (Kojimachi Station)

UI/UX designer to bring EdTech services to a global audience

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced UI/UX designer to make our digital products easy to use for a global audience.
The successful candidate will help localize GLOBIS Unlimited, a subscription-based online learning platform for English-speaking users. The work will span all aspects of the design process: gathering user requirements, developing concepts, prototyping,and evaluating results.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating an elegant user experience and can also provide design and user-centric insights to improve business results.

As this role requires working closely with a primarily Japanese-speaking team and referencing Japanese language documents, business-level English and Japanese are required.

About GLOBIS: GLOBIS strives to bring creative change and innovation to society through people, capital and knowledge. We nurture business leaders at GLOBIS University, Japan’s largest business school, and provide management training to over 1,400 leading companies through GLOBIS Corporate Education. The GLOBIS Insights and GLOBIS Unlimited digital media platforms, as well as the GLOBIS MBA book series, strive to disseminate management expertise globally.


・Gather user requirements and conduct research in coordination with project management and engineering teams
・Illustrate design ideas and prototypes that clearly indicate funcionality
・Design user interfaces, including promotional elements, buttons, menus, and widgets
・Create original graphic designs, including illustrated images and sketches
・Develop and adhere to style guidelines, including fonts and colors
・Other tasks as required by team


Requirements and Considerations
・2+ years professional work experience in digital media design
・Bachelor’s degree (preferably in graphic design, interaction design, or a related field)
・Portfolio of past projects with a strong sense of design, color, branding, and typography
・Experience with graphic design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, etc.)
・Excellent team and communication skills with a strong understanding of the importance of design in a business context
・Experience working independently and proactively in a dynamic, multilingual environment
・Business-level Japanese ability (JLPT N2 or above) and business-level English (TOEIC 750+ or equivalent)

Desired Skills
・HTML, CSS, and JavaScript proficiency
・Experience with project localization and internationalization
・Track record across both web and mobile application design
・Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Required Documents
1.Cover letter
3.Essay (around 1 page), topic: “Why do you wish to apply to GLOBIS?”

Conditions of Employment

Employment Status
Full-time position

Work Days and Holidays
・Two weekly holidays (weekend work occasionally required with a substitute holiday provided)
・20 days of annual leave after 3-month probation period
・National holidays and New Year’s leave
・Special leave: marriage leave, condolence leave, natural disaster leave, maternity/paternity leave, sabbaticals (after 5 and 10 consecutive years)

Remuneration Determined in accordance with corporate guidelines as well as through consultation and due consideration for experience and capabilities.
Salary depends on work experience, skills and abilities.
・Salary adjustment will take place once a year in July
・Profit sharing available after second year of employment

・Commuting expenses provided (up to 100,000 yen)
・Health insurance, employment insurance, workers accident insurance, pension
・Retirement age: 60
・Opportunities to purchase company stock

Support for Education and Obtaining Qualifications
・GLOBIS MBA financial support
・Overseas study system
・Self-development support program (up to 200,000 yen per year)

Work Locations

Tokyo (Kojimachi Station)