Design Specialty Hiring Track

Responsible for the design and UX of the entire Rakuten Group

Based in the headquarters and marketing division of the Rakuten Group, this position is responsible for the UX and design domains of the entire group, and create more value for customers and businesses by providing the best customer experience for the group’s brands and services. The job scope includes launching and improving services and products in the Rakuten Ecosystem (economic zone) across the entire company, establishing guidelines and design systems in the UX and design fields, and developing internal human resources through workshops and training.

*This recruitment is divided into visual design and UX-related modules according to the applicant’s orientation and aptitude. We will ask you to provide your portfolio when you submit the application form.

Application Requirements

  • Able to constantly acquire new knowledge and challenge to make changes accordingly
  • Enjoy the challenge of grasping the goals of customers and business and creating value for both
  • Study experience in a design or UX-related field such as graphic design, information design, ergonomics, etc.
  • Have a portfolio that can be referenced online or offline

Some of Job Description

  • Obtain customer insights from user research and data analysis to solve UI and UX issues for the entire Rakuten Ecosystem (economic zone), products, and services
  • Concept planning and visual design for online and offline customer contacts related to the corporate brand
  • Formulate guidelines and design systems in the UX and design fields, and support their implementation in each service*The above tasks are carried out by various teams. You can devise your own career pathway through job rotation and other systems.

Application Guidelines

Application Requirements

  • People who can join us in April 2023. (expected to graduate from any university or graduate school by March 31, 2023)
  • Japanese language skills: Business level or higher.

Work Location

After completing the initial training, you will work at the office of whichever department you have been assigned to, which could be at the Tokyo Headquarters, domestic branches, or overseas branches.

Working Hours

Standard work hours: 9:00-17:30
Fixed working hours are 7.5 hours with a 1-hour break.

*Work hours on days with a Rakuten Group morning meeting are from 8:00-16:30.

*The discretionary labor system may be applied to professional work and management-related work.

*Some departments may offer flextime.
Core hours: 11:00-15:00 (8:00-12:00 on days when morning meetings are held)

Days off / 2 days off per week (Saturday, Sunday), national holidays
Vacation / Summer vacation, New Year’s holiday, annual paid vacation, special leave, etc.

Salary

[New graduate (General Business Track)] Undergraduate: 300,000 yen (monthly salary); Graduate: 310,000 yen (monthly salary)
Includes a fixed overtime pay of 40 hours per month.
Additional payment is available for overtime work that exceeds 40 hours per month.
(Example breakdown of 300,000 yen (monthly salary): base salary 227,849 yen + fixed overtime of 72,151 yen for 40 hours)

Pay Raise

Employees are evaluated in June and December with bonuses based on company performance and individual evaluations.

Bonus

Employees are evaluated in June and December with bonuses based on company performance and individual evaluations.

Insurance

Employee’s pension insurance, health insurance, workers’ accident compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, etc.

Benefits

Cafeteria (free breakfast, lunch, and dinner), gym (requires a fee), etc.See details here

Other Benefits

Commuting allowance, employee stock ownership, stock options, retirement benefits, etc.

Interview/Selection Process

01

Personal Page Registration

02

Application Form Submission

03

Web Test

04

Online Interview*
(multiple times)

05

Offer Notification

*The interview format may change depending on the situation. In case of course-based recruitment, the selection steps may differ.

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