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Job Description

Lead UX design for Asia-based fintech company

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Set strategy and design direction for the company's products in Japan, while working with the existing team, and getting buy-in on new ideas from the business leaders
  • Bring in new ideas and approaches to get users interacting with the product in Japan
  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion
  • Manage a constant flow of strong designs (both by doing and by leading) in a fast-changing environment
  • Hire and mentor junior team members

Required skills

  • Native or fluent Japanese skills (including spoken and written), business English or higher
  • 7+ years of experience with UX Design, including concept development, persona development, executing workshops, setting up brand identity etc
  • Ability to work comfortably with a variety of design related software programs, such as Photoshop, Figma, Sketch, and others
  • Strong presentation skills, including to business stakeholders
  • Experience managing a team of junior designers
  • *Please note that you can only apply for this role if you are currently allowed to work freely in Japan

Preferred skills

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Quick to adapt to changes in strategy or product

Personal Attributes

  • Interest in Japan's fintech landscape
  • Desire to learn new things and keep developing

About our client
Our client is an up-and-coming technology company, providing backbone services for payments throughout Asia markets. They have a young team across the region, and are developing new products with high speed.

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

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment
  • 813 4550 6487
  • maarsman@morganmckinley.com