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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 3

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and pick some of the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

Amazon Data Services Japan K.K.

Data Center Technician (DCO)

  • Company: Amazon Data Services Japan K.K.
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Amazon, the famous e-commerce platform, is looking for a data center technician in its facility in Osaka.

Your main duties will include the break-fixing of servers and network devices. You must have experience using Linux systems.

Japanese proficiency would be a plus but is not mandatory to apply to this position.

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Nishimachi International School

Temporary Elementary Music Teacher

  • Company: Nishimachi International School
  • Salary: ¥493,100 ~ ¥548,900 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Nishimachi International School is looking for a full-time temporary music teacher for its second semester to start immediately.

This position is to fill a temporary vacancy this school year. Benefits include housing and family allowance.

Your main duty will be to prepare and teach music classes to students from kindergarten to grade 5. The maximum class size is 20 students.

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 Tokyo Rent K.K.

Real Estate Staff

  • Company: Tokyo Rent K.K.
  • Salary: ¥210,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Taito, Tokyo
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Tokyo Rent is a real estate agency specialized in finding …continue reading

    

(Podcast) Assistant TV Director in Japan – Paprika Girl

This week I talk with Paprika Girl, a 17-year AD in Japan that started her Japan career out as a university student. Want to get into the TV industry? Listen in an learn how she did it. Enjoooy.

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 2, 2020

Source: Gaijin Pot

Each week GaijinPot looks through its daily updated database of jobs and selects the best opportunities for finding and securing a career in Japan from overseas.

By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to companies willing to sponsor your work visa and support you in getting a CoE (Certificate of Eligibility), an important document that proves you have a legitimate and legal reason to obtain a work visa for Japan. Here are some of our top picks this week.

Pasona Global | 株式会社パソナ グローバル事業本部

Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Company: Pasona Global | 株式会社パソナ グローバル事業本部
  • Salary: ¥6.0M ~ ¥12.0M / Year
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Business
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

A popular Japanese app for iOS and android is looking for a digital marketing specialist to plan and execute their online advertising, build their social media campaigns and analyze the company performance data to suggest improvements.

You must have at least three years of experience in web marketing and growth hacking. Business-level English and Japanese is a must.

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Keywords International Co., Ltd. | キーワーズ・インターナショナル

Games Content Expert

  • Company: Keywords International Co., Ltd. | キーワーズ・インターナショナル
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥350,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: Business
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

This video game globalization and localization company is looking for a game contents expert to give insights to in-house linguists in charge of translation, conduct proof-reading of various English materials and undertake project management duties.

Deep knowledge of American and European pop culture from the 80s onwards is essential.

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 2

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and pick some of the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

LINE Fukuoka

Development Engineer (iOS/Android) at LINE

  • Company: LINE Fukuoka
  • Salary: ¥6.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

The no. 1 messaging service in Japan, LINE, is looking for English-speaking development engineers to join their team in Fukuoka.

No Japanese required but you must be motivated to learn.

You must have at least three years of either iOS or Android application development experience (using Swift/Objective-C/Kotlin/Java).

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LINE Fukuoka

Development Engineer (Server-side) at LINE

  • Company: LINE Fukuoka
  • Salary: ¥6.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Business
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

LINE Japan is looking for server-side development engineers with English and Japanese proficiency.

You will be operating and performing API/web application development work for server-side features of LINE’s services as well as apps such as “LINE Creators Market”, “LINE Fortune”, “LINE Surveys”, “LINE Part-Time Jobs”, “LINE Financial”, and more.

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NIWAKA Corporation - 株式会社 俄

Customer Service & Marketing Researcher

  • Company: NIWAKA Corporation – 株式会社 俄
  • Salary: ¥3.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: Business
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

NIWAKA, a luxury brand that offers high fashion and bridal jewelry, is looking for a Customer Service and Marketing Researcher to join their …continue reading

    

How to Write a Japanese Resume

Source: Gaijin Pot
How to write a Japanese resume

Japan takes a very different approach to resume writing than what we might be used to back home. There are two major hiring seasons in Japan in the early spring and the late summer, but it is never too early to start working on your resume.

When creating a Japanese resume, most companies prefer resumes to be handwritten. If you feel your kanji skills are not up to scratch, there are websites that allow you to enter your information and have it printed and emailed. You can actually buy blank resume forms at convenience stores for about ¥20 a piece. Or download a template from the internet — just google 履歴書 “Rirekisho.”

GaijinPot’s Jobs and Employment page in our Japan 101 guide to surviving and thriving in Japan is also a great resource (if we do say so ourselves!) to check out if you’re putting together a Japanese resume.

1. Attach a professional photo to your resume

The general rule of thumb when taking a photo for your resume is think of a passport photo. The more professional and presentable you look in the photo, the greater your chances are of being called in for an interview. The photo should be glued to the top right corner (4) of the resume.

How to write a Japaense resume

Men typically wear a dark suit with a conservative tie. There are plenty of photo booths, not unlike the popular purikura, that specialize in taking photos just the right size for resumes and passports. It is even able to remove redness and any blemishes on your skin from the photo without having you do anything extra.

The booths can be found on the streets of business districts or at most major train and …continue reading