Job offer: Designer in Setagaya with Fidel Consulting

Employment form: Full-time employee, full-time employee
Required skills: English2, UI / UX
Municipality: Setagaya-ku
Prefectures: Tokyo
Work location: Japan
Annual salary: 6,000,000 ~ 8,000,000

Job Description

Position Description

  • We are looking for an experienced User Experience Designer with UI chops to help build, analyze, reassess, and enhance a portfolio of apps and services.
  • You will be collaborating and driving projects with business owners, product managers, developers, and UX teams.
  • You will be involved with several of Company’s digital companies portfolio including Kobo, Company Sports, and several other Media and Entertainment services.

Job Description

  • Join the horizontal team spanning across a large portfolio of Digital Content and Entertainment Companies owned by Company
  • Provide different levels of UX direction and support to companies and projects
  • Involvement can range from consultancy, usability studies and UX review. As well as enhancements to full product development from ideation to delivery
  • Provide service for mostly Japan companies / projects. May include some travel to overseas subsidiaries
  • Initial focus will be concentrated on digital content products for Company Kobo


  • Deeply understand each company’s users and business and leverage this knowledge when designing and evaluating solutions
  • Collaborate with various product managers and development teams on redefining a UX vision and improving their products
  • Conduct User Behavior research activities, such as Interviews, Heuristic Reviews or Journey mapping
  • Help defining products by creating Sitemaps, User Flows, Information Architecture and workshops
  • Test the proposed designs and evaluate current products by creating and conducting different Solution Testing activities (Usability Testing, Value Testing, etc.)
  • Work with developers to support and maintain the UX vision
  • Become a subject matter expert for UX within the digital companies
  • Connect with other design teams of subsidiaries and other departments to learn and promote best practices
  • Coordinate schedules and workload with team members and balance responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years of relevant UX experience
  • Experience conducting User Research
  • Experience conducting and applying different Solution Testing methods
  • Experience with at least one suite of standard tools for wire-framing, prototyping, and graphic design
  • Deep understanding of UX for mobile and mobile developers’ needs from an UX point of view
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks coming from multiple sources in an efficient and orderly manner
  • English: Business Level (TOEIC 800+)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Japanese: Business Level
  • Experience designing User Interfaces
  • Knowledge in Graphic Design
  • Experience conducting User Test
  • Proficiency using Figma or Sketch
  • Avid manga fan with insights of Manga fan-base’s UX needs
  • Audible content user (audiobooks, podcasts) with insights for Audiobooks user needs
  • Japan working experience
  • Primary Location: Asia and Oceania-Japan-Tokyo-Tokyo


English (Overall –4 –Fluent)


・ Benefits (pension, health, employment, unemployment)
・ Commuting allowance
・ Employee stock ownership plan
・ Discounted sports club
・ Visa support
・ Childcare

Company Description

The largest eCommerce company in Japan, and the third-largest eCommerce marketplace company worldwide. The organization provides a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money , portal and media, online marketing, and professional sports. The company is expanding globally and currently has operations throughout Asia, Western Europe, and the Americas.

Fidel Consulting

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