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UI/UX Designer
on 2018-11-20 1,164 views

Passionate UX/UI Designer wanted!


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  • Fullstack Software and Team Developer.
    - Aims to disrupt the world with his creativity, strategic thinking, and passion.
    - Inhales new paradigms, frameworks and libraries (eg IPFS, Vue/Vuex, Go, ES2018)
    - Stoic verging on insane: Runs 50k trail races in sandals and implemented an RDBMS in Excel.

  • 2012年3月に筑波大学理工学群社会工学類経営工学専攻卒業。学生インターンシップ時代に「エンジニア」領域に特化した支援事業を株式会社ギブリーにて立ち上げ、入社。現在は取締役を務める。オンラインプログラミング学習・試験ツール等の自社サービスを立ち上げ、同社のHR tech部門を管掌。また、日本最大規模の学生ハックイベント、JPHACKSの組織委員会幹事を務めるなど、若い世代のイノベーターの発掘・支援にも取り組んでいる。

Why we do

  • We liken engineers to athletes, and we envision our service `track` to be the platform where they can prove themselves.

We are the HR Tech Division of Givery Inc, and our vision is to empower engineers. Our mission is to build a new career development and empowerment ecosystem for engineers and entrepreneurs in Japan, with aspirations to expand to Asia.

We aim to achieve this through our core businesses of consulting, recruitment, education, and organizing hackathons. We develop and operate platforms that educate the next generation of engineers, and ensure that engineering job applicants are fairly evaluated. We are always looking to create new products and services that will add value to both the engineering community and to society at large, and we need a passionate UX designer to realize this!

We currently provide the following services:

CODEPREP is an educational programming web service where anyone can learn to code in HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Scala, Ruby, etc.

We develop and operate an automated engineer skill evaluation service that enables businesses to fairly and accurately assess candidates. We believe that through a fairer skill assessment process, we can alleviate many of the challenges both employers and engineers face in Japan's current hiring environment.

We organize an annual hackathon league called JPHACKS.
JPHACKS is one of the largest hackathons in Japan for students, and we inspire hundreds of university students every year to tackle social problems through software.

How we do

  • Our bi-annual company retreat this Spring was in Izu. Super swank!
  • Our bi-annual company retreat this Spring was in Izu. Super swank!

The majority of our team is Japanese, but we diverse international folk are very much part of the team, and proud of it!

Our team currently includes:
- About 20 people
- A UX Designer raising a newborn child, working parttime
- A flock of foreign developers
- 7 nationalities
- 3 returnees
- 1 LGBTQ hippie
- Way too many proudly newborn parents

As a new team member

We're looking for a UX/UI designer that is excited about our vision to contribute to design work for many if not all of our products. Being a team player is a must.

Japanese fluency is required, as the end users will be Japanese. The intent is that we want our UX designer to be able to conduct user research mostly autonomously.
(edit 2018/11/30 : We added this new language requirement after reevaluating our goals and time constraints. I'm sorry if this position no longer applies to you.)

- Can produce high quality visual deliverables for both prototypes and products (logos, icons, high fidelity mockups, etc.)
- Works with the team in our Shibuya office full-time (at least from project kickoff until MVP completion)
- Communicates and collaborates with software developers on a daily basis
- Possesses a holistic, actionable understanding of UX design methodologies
- Can guide a project team through a formal design process
- Strives continuously to understand the end user's perspective
- Accepts radical honesty, and earnestly gives and receives constructive feedback
- Doesn't bite
- Plans, leads, and conducts user research with Japanese users in Japanese

Nice to Have:
- Can implement web interfaces based on designs (read: HTML and CSS!)
- Experience successfully leading a project team through the initial design and inception process
- Versed expertly in UCD (User Centric Design) practices
- Also speaks English fluently

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Company info
  • Founded on 2009/04
  • 70 members
  • Expanding business abroad /
    Featured on TechCrunch /
  • 15-14 Nanpeidai, Shibuya, Tokyo 8F Teito Shibuya Bldg
  • Passionate UX/UI Designer wanted!