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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 30

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.


If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through the database of top 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.

PHP & Web back-end Developer (Yokohama, Kanagawa)

  • Japanese: Conversational
  • English: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Knowledge of HTML5/CSS 3/SQL/ front-end and back-end
  • Able to create and integrate own PHP environment

Focal Point is looking for a PHP and back-end developer responsible for managing back-end and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of the structure for our website as well as all server-side logic. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary, as well.



English Instructor/Teacher/ALT (Across Japan) — Overseas Applications OK!

  • English: Native level or similar
  • University degree required for visa sponsorship
  • Overseas applications wanted!
  • Attractive salaries

Jobs available for teaching English in Japan! View a variety of GaijinPot’s top English teaching jobs on offer this week. Applications from overseas job seekers are definitely encouraged.


Studio Game Engineer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • JavaScript, Python
  • Visa sponsorship available

Game Closure is on the hunt for game engineers to help build the social games that guide the development of the company mobile game engine. You will make polished, high-performance HTML5 mobile games, be proficient with JavaScript and you are passionate about making fun social games to be played by millions!


International Tourism Driver (Kansai Area)

  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa
  • Must have a driver’s license (within the last 3 years)
Nihon Kotsu is looking for tourist drivers to lead small groups in their customized private sightseeing tour. As a driver, you will be able to acquire higher driving skills as well as become familiar with geography and sightseeing spots in Japan. You must have acquired a driver’s license within the last three years.



Sales Support at GaijinPot (Minato, Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Native level

GaijinPot, Japan Today, Savvy Tokyo, In Japan, Career Engine — all websites published by GPlusMedia — are looking for enthusiastic, driven, results-oriented individuals to help expand our sales team and work with our brands. The role of sales support is to assist with the teams’ sales activities and provide coordination between clients and GPlusMedia.



Multilingual Game Localization (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent (Above JLPT N2)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥2.2M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Other language skills: Chinese (Traditional), Thai and/or Korean.
  • Experience with Translation tools, such as Trados, MemoQ, WordFast, etc.
  • Basic PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Digital Hearts is recruiting experienced in-house translators to localize their video game titles from Japanese to English, Chinese (Traditional), Thai and Korean. You must have translation/localization experience in the entertainment industry (games, manga, anime, etc) and have interest in Japanese culture.


Entry-level Art Auctioneer on Luxury Cruise Ships (the World)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • Public speaking, entertainment or teaching experience

Park West Gallery is looking for an Art Sales Associate, to live and work onboard a cruise ship. While assisting the art team and program onboard as an Associate, you will get on-the-job training through a full Auctioneer Development Program with guided mentorship, and the goal of eventually leading your own program as Art Auctioneer. Through auctions, seminars, and other events, you will engage audiences in the world of art, helping them to gain appreciation and understanding.


Server Build Engineer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • ¥3.0M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa for Japan
  • IT hardware experience or proven interest with PCs, Assembling, Networking (equipment)

Astbury Marsden is looking for a server build engineer to rack, build, cable, configure and provision Intel and AMD servers as well as for troubleshooting, testing, ensuring quality of server hardware. No Japanese required but you must have an IT background (educational or from professional experience). Fresh graduates in IT are welcome!



Math / Science teacher (Setagaya, Tokyo) September start!

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • ¥200,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month
  • Must currently reside in Japan

St. Dominic‘s Junior and Senior High School is seeking a part-time teaching professional to teach science and or mathematics in English. Your main duty will be to plan, design and implement yearly teaching schedule.



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