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UI/UX Designer

PlayBrain Tokyo (Hybrid)

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EN: business
JP: conversational
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

A UI/UX Designer at PlayBrain works as a key member of our development team. You will be in charge of UI/UX design for all web services that Playbrain operates as its own business. You will be the first dedicated UI/UX designer in the company.


You will be responsible for UX definition and UI design for the e-sports information website "TAIYORO", the e-commerce website "FUTAROKU" which sells items from overseas e-sports teams, and other web services and client projects operated by our company.


  • Define the ideal UX from target understanding and problem definition

  • Create UI design using tools such as Figma

  • Creation of mockups and prototypes

  • User research

  • Work with discretion and in collaboration with in-house engineers and a web director


Required Skills

  • At least 3 years of experience in web / app UI design

  • Great portfolio of real world projects that we can see and interact with

Welcomed Skills

  • Active knowledge of games


  • Figma

  • Slack

  • Gitlab

  • Adobe Photoshop / illustrator

*Preferred tools can be discussed.

Recommended for:

  • Interested in gaming in general and e-sports in particular, or actually play them

  • Want to work in an international environment (English proficiency is not a requirement)

  • Those who want to work flex time (hours are flexible and can be discussed).

  • Those who want to start with 3 days of operation per week (full time 5 days per week is of course welcome)

About the Company

PlayBrain creates experiences and products that gamers love. We have specialists working on esports, game marketing, products, and much more. Many know us for our work with the League of Legends professional league in Japan, as well as broadcasts for PUBG Mobile, Clash Royale League, Hearthstone Grandmasters, and more.

Remote Work

PlayBrain fully supports remote work so members can live anywhere in Japan. The remote system after COVID-19 is still under consideration.

Vacation & PTO

PlayBrain offers 10 days of paid time off after completion of 6 months granted every year plus company holidays from December 30th to January 5th.


Primary Language

PlayBrain uses English as the primary language for engineering teams and Japanese at the company level.

Japanese Language Policy

Japanese Skills are preferable but not required for PlayBrain developers.

Foreign Employees

PlayBrain has a very diverse environment with about 15% of the employees coming from outside of Japan with representatives from Australia, England, Korea, the USA, etc.

Relocation Support

PlayBrain sponsors work visas for candidates living inside Japan only.