UI/UX Designer

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK
  • Full-time
  • April 3, 2024
5,000,000 - 7,500,000 JPY /yr
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Fluent
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

Recruitment Backgrounds

We are looking for an experienced UI/UX designer with native English ability and business level Japanese. You will join a team that creates the software platform for GLOBIS Unlimited (GLOBIS Manabihodai in Japanese), a business microlearning service for learners worldwide. We are looking for someone who can bridge the gap between Japan and global, as well as provide a particularly great experience for our international users.

About GLOBIS Unlimited

GLOBIS Unlimited is a business microlearning online platform, providing microlearning courses on MBA-level business topics.



  • User interface writing
  • UX research
  • Experience design support
  • UI design
  • Prototyping



  • Native English speaker, experience or willingness to do UX writing in English
  • Intermediate Japanese, both written or spoken (at least JLPT N2)
  • 3+ years of experience in UI/UX design of one of web or mobile products
  • Experience working independently and proactively in a dynamic environment
  • Experience managing and delivering multiple projects at the same time
  • Able to work with common design tools (we use Figma and Miro)


  • Experience with working with agile software development
  • Experience working with global products

Office Location

【Tokyo office】Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 102-0084


  • Salary depends on work experience, skills and abilities 
  • Annual salary revision in July
  • Profit-sharing (summer and winter, as per company rules and regulations)


  • Commutation expenses covered
  • Health insurance, employment insurance, workers accident insurance, pension
  • Stock-holdings system

Working hours

Flexible Working Hours


  • Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
  • 20 paid holidays (can be rolled over to the following year for a maximum of 40 total days). During the 3-month probation period, a maximum of 5 days can be granted, calculated on a pro-rata basis from the start date.
  • Annual holidays: New Year’s period (ex. Dec 29-Jan 4), marriage leave, condolence leave, natural disaster leave, maternity leave, sabbatical (after 5 and 10 consecutive years with the company)

Self-development Support

  • GLOBIS MBA partial subsidy*
  • Short-term study abroad support*
  • Self-development subsidy (max 200,000 JPY/year)
  • Support for attending training courses required for work (all expenses covered by the company at the discretion of the department head)

*The employee is requested to repay the abovementioned support/subsidy for the following cases:

  • Employee leaves GLOBIS not completing the programs. 
  • Employee leaves GLOBIS during enrollment of the programs. 
  • Employee leaves GLOBIS within two years after completing programs.

Approx. OTW

Avg. 10-20 hours per month (maximum allowed is 45 hrs/month)

Remote Work

While emphasizing real "places" that create good communities, corporate cultures, and relationships, we will also actively adopt online and remote working by using cutting-edge technology. Two days or more per week is recommended, but the policy and rule will be determined by the nature of the work of each department/team.


Department: GLOBIS Digital Platform 

Team: GLOBIS Unlimited Team GLOBIS Unlimited team consists of about 10 members.

Sample Schedule of a weekday

GLOBIS employees have flexible working hours and are allowed remote work. Depending on the department and other conditions, staff are asked to commute to the office 1-2 days/week. Typical working hours are 9:30-18:00, with a 1-hour lunch break and weekends (Sat, Sun) off.

Career Trajectory

Successful candidates are self-motivated but communicative with teammates, organized, and eager to both apply their skills and develop new ones. You will hold a key creative role in a small team, so your performance will need to be reliable and adaptable. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative-minded individual to develop their skills and engage audiences with content that will inspire positive change in society.

Screening Process

Application screening →First interview (HR) →Second interview (team leader) →Third interview (department head) →Fourth interview (HR head / Depending on the situation) 

*There may not be the 4th interview. 

*An English cover letter (Theme: What would you like to do or achieve in our company?) is required when submitting a resume. 

*Candidates who do not meet the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test requirements may be required to take an online test arranged by GLOBIS during the screening process. 

*For non-Japanese nationality holders, please tell us your status of residence such as Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services (ESI) and its expiry date.

Since its foundation in 1992, GLOBIS has fostered management ecosystems of people, capital, and knowledge. Today, the company is involved in a range of activities, from higher education and corporate training to venture capital.

The company nurtures business leaders at GLOBIS University, Japan’s largest business school. Over 1,400 leading companies have sharpened their management capabilities with GLOBIS Corporate Education.

GLOBIS also operates the G1 Institute and the KIBOW Foundation, both non-profit organizations to promote creativity and innovation in society. GLOBIS has supported the growth of start-ups by investing over 66 billion yen in funds in 130 companies through GLOBIS Capital Partners.

Utilizing the GLOBIS Insights digital media platform and GLOBIS MBA book series, we have shared management expertise globally.

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