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Product Design Director/Director of UX

Cogs Agency Tokyo
EN: business
JP: business
800,000 - 1,250,000 JPY per month
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

An omnichannel e-commerce software company and consultancy is creating a new role as product design director.

About the Company

Established in Tokyo about 20 years ago, their firm is an omnichannel e-commerce software company and consultancy.  Specializing in e-commerce, personalization, and content management solutions tailored for enterprise deployment. Their focus revolves around crafting intelligent and streamlined web applications that prioritize ease of use and administration. Their adept engineers and planners collaborate directly with clients to infuse the experience and insights into projects, measuring success through the attainment of client business objectives.

Experience (junior, mid-level, etc.): Director

Candidates can apply from: Everywhere

Visa sponsorship support: Not available


  • Conduct user research, including interviews and testing, to inform design choices and enhance satisfaction.
  • Develop visual representations and prototypes, refining them based on feedback.
  • Design intuitive interfaces that reflect our brand identity and meet accessibility standards.
  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and stakeholders to translate requirements into compelling designs.
  • Record design decisions and communicate updates effectively to ensure team continuity and stakeholder awareness.


  • Qualifications include demonstrated expertise in UX design, supported by a strong portfolio.
  • Diverse project experience, particularly in e-commerce-focused web or mobile projects, is advantageous.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered and usability principles, as well as interaction design.
  • Proficient in both Japanese and English languages.

Why Join them?

  • Leading E-commerce Innovators: Be part of a pioneering e-commerce agency with 20 years of excellence in crafting intelligent web solutions.
  • Client-Centric Culture: Engage directly with clients to shape solutions that meet their needs and exceed expectations.
  • Creative Autonomy: Utilize diverse project experiences to refine your UX/UI design skills, focusing on e-commerce excellence.
  • Global Opportunity: Immerse yourself in a multicultural setting, leveraging your proficiency in both Japanese and English.

The listed qualifications are mere approximations. If you don't really fit the requirements but are passionate, apply anyways.

About Cogs Agency

Driven by digital. Powered by people.

Cogs exists to help individuals and businesses reach their full potential, connecting transformational talent with global career opportunities. With offices in London, Berlin, Singapore and Tokyo, we’re trusted partners for digital agencies, design firms and management consultancies, as well as businesses of all sizes, sectors, and stages of digital transformation: from tech-first players to more traditional companies looking to evolve.

For clients, this means we can create a global skills supply chain, drawn from a wider talentpool, handpicked to help them face the future with confidence. And for candidates, our diverse client base can open up a whole range of exciting career paths.

  • Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Content and Production
  • Creative and Brand Design
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Engineering
  • Executive
  • Experience Design
  • Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Project and Programme Management
  • Sales and Account Management
  • Software Engineering and Development
  • Strategy