IT Project Manager

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK
  • Contract
  • June 12, 2024
8,000,000 - 10,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Japan Only
(You must live in Japan to apply)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Conversational
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above


Project management for the development of websites operated by our company or client projects.



  • Defining functional requirements based on client hearings
  • Selecting technology stacks for frontend, backend, and infrastructure, and building development team structures
  • Creating requirement definition documents and basic system documents (such as flowcharts)
  • Directing development teams and UI/UX designers, managing tasks, and overseeing progress
  • Controlling client expectations and negotiations throughout the project
  • Weekly client meetings, progress reporting, and feedback management
  • Creating test cases and giving test instructions
  • Reporting evaluations and reflections after project completion


Required Skills

  • High business-level English proficiency
  • Over 3 years of practical experience as a developer (full stack preferred, but negotiable)
    • Language/Tech : React.js, styled-components, chart.js, TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, GraphQL, RESTful API’s, Storybook, chai & jest, webpack, react-spring
    • Version : GitLab
    • Database : Firebase realtime, MySQL, DynamoDB
    • Infrastructure : S3 bucket website, Auth0
    • CI : GitLab pipelines
    • Orchestrator : Docker
  • Over 1 year of project experience involving client communication
  • Over 3 years of project management experience in website development (either waterfall or agile)


Preferred Skills

  • Japanese language proficiency
  • Experience in Scrum development or as a Scrum Master
  • Interest in games or e-sports.

PlayBrain creates experiences and products that gamers love. We have specialists working on esports, game marketing, products, and much more. Many know us for our work with the League of Legends professional league in Japan, as well as broadcasts for PUBG Mobile, Clash Royale League, Hearthstone Grandmasters, and more.

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