Developer Jobs in Japan

Web & App Designer

TableCheck
Ginza, Tokyo
https://corp.tablecheck.com/en/

About TableCheck

TableCheck Inc operates TableCheck, an online booking page that allows diners to make instant reservations, and TableSolution, a reservation platform that centralizes reservations from third-party reservation sites and consolidates all bookings into the system.

We welcome applicants outside Japan who are willing to relocate to Tokyo. Remote work may also be possible in some cases.

About the position

Job Description

TableCheck is seeking a creative Web Designer to lead all aspects of UI/UX design for our TableSolution (B2B) and TableCheck (B2C) restaurant apps. You will work with our Front-End Engineering team using React and the latest web technologies to create a revolutionary user experience for Japan's restaurant and hospitality market. We use A/B optimization techniques to achieve measurable changes in consumer behavior. Candidates must be able to both create UX design mocks using tools like Sketch and InVision, and code well-organized CSS (LESS/SASS) using Git to raise Pull Requests. Additional responsibilities include assisting with TableCheck's web, social media, and traditional media presence where design is needed.

Mandatory Skills

Please do not apply for this position unless you are capable in the following areas:

  • 3+ years experience designing for web and mobile applications.
  • Ability to translate high-level business requirements into practical, elegant wireframes and/or CSS code.
  • Graphic design and prototyping skills with Sketch (preferred), InVision, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Strong familiarity with CSS, HTML, and web standards.
  • Time-management skills and ability self-track tasks and deliverables.
  • Ability to co-work and communicate across a wide variety of teams including Front-End Engineering, Sales, Support, and Business Development teams.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take on a wide variety of tasks where design input is needed.

Optional Skills

  • SASS / LESS / PostCSS and other CSS automation tools.
  • A/B optimization and conversion metric-driven user experience design.
  • Github / Git source control.
  • Photography, video, and audio recording and editing skills
  • Branding identity and logo design.
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices.
  • Ability to write marketing copy in native-level English and/or Japanese.

Language Skills

  • Bilingual (English/Japanese) strongly preferred.
  • Native-level Chinese or Korean are a plus.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their portfolio of prior work, design ability, philosophy, and cultural fit.
  • Applicants without a publicly visible portfolio should not apply.
  • We regret to inform we are not accepting inexperienced and/or trainee hires at this time.

Application instructions

To apply to TableCheck, send them an email at tablecheck@tokyodev.com with the subject "Web & App Designer", describing your relevant experience, and attaching a resume.