Mid-Career Recruitment

We are currently hiring candidates with international backgrounds who can work with us in Japan and provide value to our customers.

We are looking for applicants;

  • who can put into practice our company's spirit of: “socially strong, organizationally fun, and individual friendly”
  • who have a sense of balance between “things I want to do, things I can do, and things that I have to do”
  • who have at least 2 years of working experience, applicable skills, and an understanding of the customer's perspective
  • who can fluently read, speak and write Japanese and are able to live and work in Japan

Below are some more detailed descriptions of the positions available:

Website Development Manager

The Website Development Manager performs both client negotiation and liaison duties as well as internal project management roles to ensure that our clients’ website construction, renewal and management projects progress smoothly and efficiently. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leading meetings with clients, strategic planning
  • Planning information architecture
  • Coordination of website production staff
  • Process management, schedule management
  • Result measurement, follow-up activities

Application Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Experience of website development project coordination
  • Fundamental PC skills, Office software skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Business level Japanese (ability to read, write and communicate in Japanese in a work environment)

Welcomed Skills

  • GAIQ (Google Analytics Individual Qualification)
  • Website development experience
  • * To those who apply, please inform us of the URLs of your past projects

Web Designer

As a web designer, you will work in coordination with Project Managers and creative teams to produce design work of the highest quality. Whether your interest is visual design, UX design, CSS layout and mark-up etc., please let us know of your specialist field and the area of work that you seek to focus on.

Application Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Web design experience
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Website production experience with Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
  • Business level Japanese (ability to read, write and communicate in Japanese in a work environment)

Welcomed Skills

  • Strong visual design skills
  • Knowledge/experience of JavaScript
  • Experience of multi-screen design
  • * To those who apply, please inform us of the URLs of your past works

UI Designer / UX Researcher

As a UI Designer/UX Researcher, your role will be to ensure that our clients' projects are carried out with optimal user experience at their core. Your work will be based on UX design principles, such as the understanding of user needs, UI planning and evaluations etc., to ensure a high level of website and application interface design. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing user research (user interviews, behavioral observations, quantitative studies)
  • User modeling, concept making, UI design, prototyping
  • Usability testing (test planning, moderation, data analysis)
  • Performing site analysis using analytical techniques and evaluative criteria based on best practices
  • Devising improvement measures, providing consultation to clients

Application Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Experience of website/software interface design
  • Experience of research-based work in relation to user surveys, usability evaluations etc.
  • Familiar with website development project co-ordination
  • Business level Japanese (ability to read, write and communicate in Japanese in a work environment)

Welcomed skills

  • Knowledge of HCI (Human Computer Interaction), cognitive psychology, ergonomics, affective (Kansei) engineering

Web Programmer

As a Web Programmer at Mitsue-Links, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of corporate, media and promotional sites. You will likely be involved in an array of development tasks including, but not limited to, the introduction of CMS, building CRM architecture, and the development of enquiry management systems to optimize site operation etc.

Application Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Web application development experience
  • Operation of Unix-based OS
  • Fundamental knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Business level Japanese (ability to read, write and communicate in Japanese in a work environment)

Welcomed Skills

  • Development in PHP
  • Experience of development in additional languages (JavaScript, Java, Objective-C, Perl, Ruby, Python, C# etc.)
  • Smartphone application development (iOS/Android native applications)
  • Website development utilizing CMS packages, plug-in development, function customization
  • Development using PHP frameworks (Symfony, CakePHP, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter etc.)

Internship

We also accept applications for interns with an interest in the broad sphere of website development and experiencing life in Japan.

If you are interested in taking up an internship position with us, please address the four points below and send an email with your resume attached to our Human Resources team.

  • Academic background, previous work experience
  • Objectives of internship, desired placement field
  • Desired length of internship
  • Level of Japanese language

Recruitment Inquiries

Mitsue-Links Co., Ltd.
Human Resources
jinji@mitsue.co.jp