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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 20

This week our top jobs in Japan include a variety of new and interesting positions including web developers, a head gardener for an historic worldwide land management commission; Chinese, English and Korean writers, translators and content professionals; post-edit manga translation checkers (J->E); senior PC tech recruiters and specialist support as well as modern hotel/residence front desk staff.

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If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and showcase some of the most interesting ones. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs!

Click Mark

Web Developer (HTML, CSS, JS, PHP)

  • Company: Click Mark
  • Salary: ¥2.4M ~ ¥4.2M / Year Negotiable
  • Location: Kobe, Hyogo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Click Mark, a web development solution company, is hiring a web developer to join its international and English-speaking team located in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture.

You must have at least three years work experience as well as knowledge in WordPress 5+, GitHub,PHP, MySQL,JS, jQuery, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap and HTML5.

Japanese ability is preferred. English is mandatory.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Senior Head Gardener

  • Company: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Salary: ¥525,000 ~ ¥550,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), an international organization responsible
for preserving cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150 countries, is looking for a senior head gardener at the Yokohama Cemetery located in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Your duty will be carrying out daily horticultural tasks and supporting the country manager in the execution and co-
ordination of horticultural maintenance and administration, including HR, finance, and external communications within Japan.

You must have knowledge in horticulture and be able to use Excel.

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SEDO

Chinese or Korean Freelance Writer/Journalist/Translator

  • Company: SEDO
  • Salary: ¥25,000 ~ ¥50,000 / Project, Project Based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

A Japan-based website is looking for a Chinese and a Korean freelance writer to expand its multilingual content offering.

You must have at least two years work experience, preferably in Japan.
Duties may include going in the field to cover requested stories.

You must include writing samples in your application.

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Papyless

Japanese to English Machine Translation Post-Editing for Manga (Freelance)

  • Company: Papyless
  • Salary: Project Based
  • Location: Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Papyless is looking for native-level English speakers to post-edit Japanese to English manga translation produced with the help of cutting-edge AI technology (machine translation).

Candidates will be expected to review and edit the translated content wherever necessary and provide feedback on the translation quality.

Previous experience as a manga translator or checker is welcome but not necessary.

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KXN

English Speaking Babysitters

  • Company: KXN
  • Salary: ¥1,050 ~ ¥1,700 / Hour plus incentives
  • Location: nullJapan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

KXN, an international babysitting service company operating in Europe, America and Japan is hiring English speaking babysitters in the Tokyo area.

Experience as a babysitter, kindergarten teacher, nurse or similar position is required.

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Kodansha VR LAB

CG Director

  • Company: Kodansha VR LAB
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Kodansha VR LAB, a studio that plans and produces virtual reality content from short stories to idol music videos and live streaming, is looking for a CG director.

Your main duty will be to define the technology strategy with art and engineering teams for various projects, manage and distribute tasks along the art and engineering teams and be in charge of lighting and FX direction of small- to mid-scale projects

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LoreaTec

PC Support in Tokyo

  • Company: LoreaTec
  • Salary: ¥350,000 ~ ¥430,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Your main duty will be to perform troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of end user computing and peripheral equipment at corporate locations.

You must have a high level of Japanese with English abilities.

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Allied Digital Services Japan

Computer Technician

  • Company: Allied Digital Services Japan
  • Salary: ¥500,000 ~ ¥640,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Kanagawa, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

You will work on assignments of diverse scope where analysis of data and hardware requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

Desktop and laptop hardware certifications, MCSE, basic networking skills are required.

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Cosmos Hotel Management

Front Desk Staff

  • Company: Cosmos Hotel Management
  • Salary: ¥200,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Apartment Hotel Mimaru is looking for social, friendly people to work at the front desk for its hotel chain.

Benefits include being able to experience life in traditional or modern Japan with locations throughout Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

You must be comfortable speaking with guests from all over the world, sharing your knowledge and love of Japan with them.

Career advancement to Hotel Manager possible in the future. Japanese and English abilities are mandatory.

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Playco

Bilingual Senior Technical Recruiter

  • Company: Playco
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Playco, a game development company, is hiring a senior technical recruiter to be responsible for the full life cycle recruiting of the company.

Your main duty will be to source and build pipelines of qualified candidates using all available systems and tools and facilitate the interview process, hiring decisions, and offer negotiations.

You must have at least five years of experience with a mixture of technical sourcing, agency and in-house recruiting team.

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1021 Creative

Assistant Manager, Content Strategy - Remote (Japan)

  • Company: 1021 Creative
  • Salary: ¥4.9M / Year
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

1021 Creative is looking for an assistant manager to guide a team in delivering editorial and research services related to trending videos for its client located in Japan.

The assistant manager will oversee team schedules, identify areas of development for team members, and review client work as well as be a constant contributor to the client’s ongoing deliverables.

You must be fluent in both Japanese and English.

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