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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 5

Computer games, MICE and teaching—not necessarily all connected—make up this week's featured jobs in Japan.

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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!

Upsurge Studios East

Unreal Engine 3D Artist

  • Company: Upsurge Studios East
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥400,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Upsurge Studios East is looking for talented 3D Unreal Engine artists to fulfil a range of positions on its Game, VR/AR, Simulation and Virtual Production projects based in Unreal Engine.

Recent work include Diablo II: Resurrected, Path of Exile 2 and Pavlov VR.

They are mostly looking for applicants based in Japan, but also applicants outside of Japan who want to relocate here once the global pandemic settles down.

Fukuoka Convention and Visitors Bureau

MICE Sales Manager

  • Company: Fukuoka Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Salary: ¥6.0M / Year
  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a MICE sales manager, your main duties will include negotiating with MICE organizers or secretariats in order to host their conferences and events in Fukuoka, and participate in MICE trade fairs and business meetings in Japan and overseas.

You must have at least 3 years of sales experience.

Business level Japanese is preferred.

Altia Central

Public School ALT

  • Company: Altia Central
  • Salary: ¥240,000 ~ ¥255,000 / Month Depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Location: Gifu, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Altia is back once again with ALT positions to fill in Gifu City located in Gifu Prefecture.

Prior ESL, eikaiwa, ALT or any experience teaching young learners is preferred.

Visa sponsorship support provided. Basic or conversational Japanese is preferred but not mandatory.

Oplus

Full-Stack Software Engineer

  • Company: Oplus
  • Salary: Salary negotiable Based on experience
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Oplus, a startup with a silicon-valley mindset, is looking for full-stack software engineer to join its team.

Your main duty will be helping developing various tools for the Japanese market.

Benefit includes flexibility and a fully remote position.

Keywords International

Senior Customer Support Specialist in Gaming industry

  • Company: Keywords International
  • Salary: ¥380,000 ~ ¥380,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Keywords Player Support is a branch of Keywords International that offers support services to players in the gaming industry.

They are looking for a senior customer support staff for managing the support of online and mobile game titles.

Duty includes researching and analyzing the games to ensure the player's experience as well as creating/improving your team workflow.

You must have a JLPT N1 or similar, and be a gamer or passionate about games. Teamwork skills are essential.

Hadiklaim Date Growers Cooperative

Import Business Manager (Marketing, Advertising and Promotional Activities)

  • Company: Hadiklaim Date Growers Cooperative
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Hadiklaim Date Grower’s Cooperative is on the hunt for an all-around, experienced business manager to help further introduce their product to the Japanese market.

You’ll be responsible for establishing market penetration and strategizing the entire rollout.

In addition to business-level Japanese and English, applicants should have stellar marketing, promotion, advertising and strategy skills. You’ll also need at least 3 years of experience in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and marketing skills.

Number One Solutions

Native English Teacher (March Start)

  • Company: Number One Solutions
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥280,000 / Month, Depends on your skill and experience
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

This school, located in Futagotamagawa, is looking for Teachers able to design curriculum enabling students to learn English effectively using IT tools.

You must have at least a bachelor's degree and 2 years experience teaching English including tests such as Eiken, TOEFL, IELTS, etc.

Maxon Computer

Customer Service Representative for 3D & FX applications

  • Company: Maxon Computer
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Maxon Computer, a 3D & FX application used by designers, editors and artists, is looking for a customer service representative.

Your main duty will be focused on licensing, account issues and basic product support.

Fluent English with ability in German, Japanese or Spanish is welcomed.

Pinkerton

Environment Health and Safety Manager Japan

  • Company: Pinkerton
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Pinkerton is looking for a manager to inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards.

In this role, you will analyze data and develop related programs while ensuring the environmental health and safety goals are being met.

You must understand laws, regulations, benchmarking studies and industry reports in both Japanese and English.

5CA

[Urgent] Japanese Customer Support Agent

  • Company: 5CA
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: nullJapan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Do you own a PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or a modern gaming PC/laptop?

This job, on top of interacting with gamers who enjoy the same games as you do, is about understanding the whole gaming support system.

Full-time or part-time (at least one day per week) positions available.

To browse through hundreds of other jobs currently available in Japan, including those you can do from home, visit GaijinPot Jobs.

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