Jobs / Marketing Specialist
EN: none
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Specialist, Marketing, to join our team in Tokyo. Marketing at KOMODO is a creative endeavor that encompasses a wide variety of activities, including online marketing campaigns, retail promotions, live physical events and tournaments, social media activities, and influencer collaborations. This is an exciting opportunity to help bring awareness of some of the world’s most popular products to Japan and beyond.

A successful candidate will love crafting fun and creative plans to help people discover, understand, and enjoy positive experiences with our products and brand. This role requires listening to customers, understanding trends, and an iterative approach of launching campaigns, evaluating their performance, and applying lessons learned to the next one.


  • Create fun and effective marketing campaigns that connect with customers
  • Stay on the pulse of customers and the latest trends in Japan
  • Collaborate with other team members at KOMODO to develop an overall marketing strategy that can then be tailored and adapted to different regions
  • Track placement and presentation of our products and brand
  • Embrace the scientific method to define and evaluate campaign success
  • Occasional travel for meetings and events


  • Native-level fluency in Japanese
  • 2+ years of experience marketing video games and/or manga
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture and history
  • Articulate communicator
  • Experience in digital media buying is a plus
  • Great at brainstorming creative ideas in a group setting
  • Desire to work in the game and manga industries
  • Optional / Preferred: ability to communicate in English

About the Company

KOMODO works on products that shape the gaming and manga industries of the future. Our experience and talent enable us to bring revolutionary hardware like the Valve Index VR system and Steam Deck to markets in Asia, develop and publish original games on Steam and consoles, and build a community of language learners around the globe with our upcoming manga platform. 

We are a creative, passionate, and diverse team that loves introducing the world to something new with each of our products. We believe people are at their best when they play, and play is central to everything we do. If you have a passion for gaming and manga, we are the team to be on. If this sounds interesting, we are now hiring in our Tokyo and Honolulu studios and would love to hear from you!


Here at KOMODO we are just as passionate about our team members as we are with shaping the gaming and manga industries. That’s why we offer private health insurance, profit sharing, paid time off, free games and manga, and free language classes to all of our full-time employees.