Akatsuki Inc.

UI / UX Designer

Games, Live Experiences
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Company Info

Akatsuki is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020! Listed on the Market of the High-growth and Emerging Stocks (Mothers) five years after its establishment, Akatsuki later made its way onto the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in September 2017. They have achieved sales of 32 billion yen and an operating income of 11 billion yen (fiscal year ending March 31, 2020), and continue to grow globally. Akatsuki follows a "heart-driven" vision by embracing individual independence and creativity. Akatsuki’s business is to develop games that have a deep understanding of the world of IP and to build long-term relationships with their fans. They aim to achieve global growth as an IP-production company centered on games with the two wheelhouses of organizational power and business power.

Akatsuki’s offerings can be divided into two categories: Mobile Gaming and Live Experiences (LX).

▼ Mobile Gaming
Akatsuki is consistently developing and operating multiple projects including existing titles and new killer titles using world-famous IP. Gaming has been the core business of Akatsuki since 2010 with the mission of bringing happiness to the world with the power of games.

▼ Live Experience (LX)
The LX category is a newer business that provides live, realistic, and exciting experiences to people all over the world. Akatsuki is expanding the possibilities of excitement in the gaming world, and bringing entertainment opportunities to more people. LX services deliver enriching, real-life experiences in various contexts, from standard events, to tourism guides for visitors to Japan, to tourist attractions and activities for travel destinations.

Job Description

UI/UX Designers will handle the general design of our gaming products.

・Transition design, page layout, and UI asset production with consideration for the user.
・Information design with consideration of intention and overall rules of the gaming products.
・UI/UX design using advanced prototype methods (such as LEAN UX) with consideration for users’ overall experience and flow through the products.

Ideal Candidate

REQUIREMENTS

・UI design / visual production experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
・Basic knowledge and creative experience with regard to usability and product development
・Communication ability to convey design intentions and ideas
・Experience and knowledge of social game or console game design
・Ability to create and reproduce assets using existing visual language

Japanese: Business Intermediate-level or higher (N2+)

IDEAL CHARACTERISTICS

・Basic knowledge of Web (HTML, CSS)
・Team leadership experience
・Knowledge of/experience with latest usability and verification practices
・Experience in producing or directing motion graphics such as UI animation

Conditions

TBD upon offer.

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