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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.


Check back each week as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

Experienced UI/UX Designer (Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business Level
  • English: Basic
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥4.0M ~ ¥8.0M / Year
  • Experience using Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks or InVision
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for prototyping

Call Direct, a fast growing cloud-based software company, is looking for a new UI and UX designer. You must have a strong portfolio demonstrating your experience and skill in creating wireframes, user flows and site maps. The ideal candidate has a bachelor or master degree in human-computer interaction, web design or related fields.


Linen Factory Line Worker (Saitama)

  • English: Basic
  • Part-time
  • ¥900 / Hour
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa for Japan

Hakushosha, a linen supply company, is looking for staff to work in their factory in Iwatsuki, Saitama. No Japanese required and working days negotiable from Monday to Saturday. Possibility to be promoted to a full-time contract upon request.


Spanish-Japanese Interpreter/Translator (Hiroshima)

  • Spanish: Native level
  • JLPT N2 or above
  • ¥240,000 ~ ¥260,000 / Month
  • Must have two-year college degree or above
  • Experience  working at Japanese company
  • Visa sponsorship available

ORJ is looking for Spanish-Japanese interpreter/translator to help communications with Japanese manufacturer’s employees from Spanish speaking countries to live and work smoothly in Japan. You must have a JLPT N2 level or above. No experience necessary. Moving costs to Hiroshima will be fully covered!


Marketing Assistant (Tokyo)

  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat

A marketing assistant is needed in Tokyo for a software development company. Responsibilities include assistance creating campaigns and developing marketing strategies on top of administrative duties. You must have excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing software and online applications (Google Analytics, Adwords, etc.).


Hair Model (Osaka)

  • Japanese: Basic
  • ¥10,000 / Project
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Hair salon Milbon is developing a new range of products specifically designed for non-Asian hair. They are looking for foreign women to test hair coloring treatments. You will decide which color you want to go for. Conditions: You must have dyed your hair at least once in the past. Colored hair and grey/white hair are accetable. Compensation of ¥10,000 per project including transportation.


Freelance Mobile Game Translator (Tokyo)

  • French: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Two years’ translation experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Play mobile games regularly

Based in Shinjuku, Gumi is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games such as Brave Frontier and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. It is expanding its lineup of localized titles and looking for skilled freelance translators who can help us ensure users enjoy our products in their native languages.


Executive Office Administrator (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Manage relationships with Japanese executive and British clients
  • Valid working visa

Beowulf Asia is a growing company working with investor-owned fine art aligned with the fashion and luxury goods market. It need an executive office administrator to help document preparation, develop relationships with administrators and keep the office schedule. As it is a small company, you must be multi-task oriented.


SAP Consultant / Developer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • At least 3 years experience in SAP Business implementation
  • Strong IT background

Be One Solutions is a global SAP partner with its head office in Switzerland and 11 subsidiaries around the world. You must have the ability to work within a global and multi-cultural team.


1-to-1 English Instructor (Kansai)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Valid working visa required
  • Must include a cover letter
  • Must update resume to include home station

Are you living in the Kansai area (Umeda, Tennoji, Namba, Kobe, and Kyoto) and looking for a good English teaching job? Gaba is looking for native English instructors with a teaching license for immediate start in June 2017. Apply now!


To browse through hundreds of other jobs currently available in Japan, visit GaijinPot Jobs.

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