About LINE Fukuoka

LINE Fukuoka is a subsidiary of LINE Corp. that was established in order to take advantage of the city’s unique initiatives. Our LINE SMART CITY FOR FUKUOKA project is part of a partnership agreement with the city itself, where we use state-of-the-art technology in areas like AI and Fintech to help make Fukuoka a richer, more convenient, and future-oriented “Smart City”.

Highly international

About half of engineering team members come from overseas, and even if you’re not based in Japan, we welcome you to apply

We’ll teach you Japanese

We have a robust English support team and there are many English-speaking employees. Successful applicants without Japanese language skills will be required to attend a Japanese language course for at least the first three months to one year after joining LINE Fukuoka. The language course is sponsored by LINE and is an excellent opportunity to acquire the language.

Remote friendly

Many of our development engineers work from home. In certain circumstances, we may ask you to come into the office though, so we require that you be able to come into the office by 11am.

A young city and workforce

Fukuoka has the highest proportion of young people of major cities in Japan. LINE Fukuoka’s workforce is also young, with 87% of employees in their twenties or thirties.

Our response to COVID-19

Although the work location is in Fukuoka, most engineers currently work from home, prioritizing prevention of COVID-19. After COVID-19 comes to an end, we plan to offer a work style that combines working from home and coming to work. More details are available in Japanese.

About the position

You will be involved with the development of, and operational work for, the LINE client and LINE Family App clients. We will assign the project to you after inquiring about your experience as an engineer and future career preferences.

Examples of Work


Technology we use

Swift, Objective-C, Fastlane, XcodeGen, Bazel, Thrift, etc.


Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.


Our annual compensation is about 6 - 12 million yen, depending on your experience and skills.

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