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Product Designer (Generalist)

BoostDraft Tokyo | Remote
EN: fluent
JP: none
Up to 9 million JPY (depending on the experience and expertise)
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Product Designer (Generalist) position in a highly-growing startup, developing a document IDE for non-engineers.

An Engineering-First Team

At BoostDraft, we prioritize quality over quantity. As an engineering-first company. Around 90% of our team members are software engineers with extensive experience from companies such as Microsoft, IBM, HTC, Yahoo!, and R&D in NTT. Our CEO, Yohei, has proven experience in both Software Engineering and Business Management and has built an organization that values and empowers software engineers.


  • Create visual assets for advertising, promotion, and online presence
  • Plan and Implement user research strategies and usability testing
  • Conduct and evaluate quantitative and qualitative analysis for data, and user feedback
  • Share the findings with the team through written and oral communication
  • Improve the experience of how legal experts work with Microsoft Word, by delivering wireframes, flows, and prototypes
  • Tools: Figma, Jira, GitHub, Slack, Notion, Gather


Who you are

  • Share understanding and belief in our company’s mission and values
  • Knowledge and experience in user research and usability testing
  • Have a portfolio that demonstrates knowledge and experience in visual and UI/UX design
  • Be willing to make hypotheses based on limited input, to make projects forward
  • Be self-started and self-managed
  • Actively communicate and collaborate with a cross-functional team of members that work remotely in different time zone
  • Experience using prototyping tools, such as Figma
  • Fluent in writing and oral English

Preferred Criteria

  • Experience with working in cross-functional teams and early-stage startups
  • Experience with designing solutions to data-heavy interfaces and challenging B2B scenarios
  • Fluent in writing and oral Japanese


  • Depending on the experience and expertise.
  • Up to 9M JPY

About the Company

BoostDraft is a software engineering company that develops IDE for documents. It was founded by MIT and Stanford grad students, developing an assisted document editor for documents. It is a new document editor that employs error checking, reference checking, and auto-completion using both a rule-based approach and NLP, like what coding editors/IDE (e.g. VSCode, Pycharm) do.

Demo is in p9, 10, 11,

Background & Traction

We are currently focusing on Lawyers who draft relatively standardized but long documents, such as contracts. Only one year after our product launch, we already have more than 7,000 active paid users. We have several long-term, large-scale contracts with famed enterprises and law firms. As a result, we have been highly profitable from Day 1 and experienced exponential growth without outside funding at all.

BoostDraft was accepted by prestigious accelerator programs, MassChallenge (Top 30 US accelerator), StartX (Stanford Accelerator, 7% acceptance rate), MIT Sandbox (Accelerator of Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Hiring Process

  1. Application Review: We review your profile based on your submitted materials.<aside> 📢 Please attach a portfolio that shows the track record of projects that you have been involved in, including overall process, roles & responsibilities, and output.
  2. Assignment: You will be asked to finish a take-home challenge.
  3. 2 - 3 Interviews (online): You will have 2 to 3 interviews with our engineers, designers, and founders.

How to Apply

Please apply through this Google form: 

Looking forward to hearing from you soon.