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Job Description

Exciting Design role for User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) in sports-related tech startup in the heart of Tokyo!


  • Design both the UX as well as the graphic UI for the web interface as well as the mobile app of the company's main product.
  • Plan design workshops and execute surveys to find out what suits most to the users preferences.
  • Analyze design painpoints from an Interaction Design perspective, keeping Human Interface Guidelines and Material Design Guidelines in mind.
  • Work with inhouse engineers to build a system that is easy and comfortable to use for the end-users.
  • Set up best practices and design guidelines for inside the company.

Required skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in UI/UX design
  • Experience using tools including Sketch, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD etc.
  • Experience planning and managing a design project
  • Fluent Japanese and intermediate English or above

*Please note that you must be eligible to work in Japan at the time of application.

Preferred skills

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience with Human-Centered Design

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work by oneself and solve problems creatively, as this is a standalone role.
  • Flexibility to pick up new things, including tasks, and new technology. As this is a startup, this will move and change quickly.

About our client
This company is a young, Japan-based startup with a Silicon-Valley-like culture. Their product is an outdoor/sports-related integrated software and hardware product, and they are growing quickly in the BtoC and BtoB markets. They focus on the Japanese market, as well as global markets. Therefore, they need people with an international mindset, and good English skills.
Join a young team, working in an Agile environment, and grow your career in an exciting product!

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment