UI/UX Designer - Tech Division

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • September 9, 2023
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

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Position Details

You are responsible for designs that will be developed into prototypes and the products. Roles and responsibilities include developing and translating our ideas into user experiences and interfaces. 

 You need to be creative, open-minded, and have strong communication skills. You will work closely with the Product Manager and Frontend Engineer to successfully go from early stage product concepts to launch. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative environment.  

  • Understand user behavior, pain points and issues 

  • Collaborate with Product managers and Visualize UX with wireframes 

  • Defining design systems 

  • Collaborate with other designers to keep consistency among products 

  • Constructing prototypes, and perform user research 


Mandatory Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in UI design and UX design 

  • Experience in mobile application design 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Experience in usability test to verify the design 

  • Logical talk skill to explain the background story of deciding design 

  • Expertise in Figma (or other design tools) and wireframing / prototyping tools 


A strong portfolio is critical for this role, both in terms of demonstrating your experience and as an example of your ability to create a compelling design presentation. We’d like to see a diversity of projects and a solid collection of outcomes and deliverables (flows, mockups, and prototypes), with demonstrations of the design and thought process behind each project. 

In Japanese, Rakuten stands for ‘optimism.’ It means we believe in the future. It’s an understanding that, with the right mind-set, we can make the future better by what we do today.

So we challenge ourselves to evolve, innovate and experiment, to create a better, brighter future for everyone.

Today, our 70+ businesses span e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech, bringing the joy of discovery to almost 1.3 billion members across the world.

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