freee K.K.

UX Designer

Cloud Services
JCP Verified
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Company Info

In 2012, freee was established with the mission of enabling people in small businesses to focus on their creativity. Using the power of the cloud, freee develops and provides services that support and streamline personnel, labor, and other small business back office operations, including accounting.

This is just the beginning for freee. As the world evolves, freee will continue its work to provide a platform for small businesses by maximizing the benefits of the cloud, enabling new value and business opportunities that have never before existed.

From planning and technology selection, to development, to release, freee employees have the freedom to put their ideas into action. The company has also established an organizational structure that allows rapid iteration and improvement by listening to the voices of actual users and customers, making it even easier to understand the various complexities of the product lineup. Even with these complexities, freee has been able to achieve a daily deployment workflow. Future plans and ideas include products that enable small businesses to focus on creative activities, and development of core technologies, such as automation and optimization algorithms, to bring innovation to business, and much more.

Job Description

Share your knowledge and research of business, systems, and technologies, cooperating with PMs to determine issues, their priorities, and any possible UX/UI solutions. Provide value to users by developing consistently high-quality products with our engineers.

・Improve UX design quality in alignment with the company mission and vision
・Discover user issues in specific development projects
・UI design in development projects
・Development and evangelization of design system

【Product Strategy】
Join the freee product/service development team, and take charge of user research, UX design, UI design, prototyping, etc. for web/tablet/mobile applications. Team members are looking for colleagues who have a strong interest in solving user problems and create great value by launching new solutions in the world.

【Design Process】
Products and services offered by freee focus on human-centered design (HCD), with design and development operating from the perspective of the user.

1. Survey/research
Conduct user interviews, etc. to investigate and analyze real-world use

2. Feedback/priority analysis
Identify user needs and priorities, and define the content to be provided within a product

3. Design and implementation
Design the structure, flow, and screen layouts that meet the requirements of the service provided, including information design

4. Evaluation
Prototype designs, perform heuristic evaluations, user tests, and validity assessments

5. Development
As features and functionality change during the development stage, participate in product direction and redesign as necessary

6. Quality assurance
Test developed products to ensure proper operation

7. Hypothesis verification
Verify hypotheses and concepts of user needs and provide feedback for future development

Ideal Candidate

・Japanese: Business-level (N2) or higher
・Experience with information design and UI design for web applications, mobile apps, and/or websites, etc.

【Welcomed Skills/Experience】
・Experience with information design and UI design for business-facing products
・Knowledge of accounting and/or HR practices
・Knowledge of or experience with programming for accessibility


TBD upon offer.

※ Any JCP Estimate reflects only what we believe to be a minimum reasonable expectation for this role's salary, and is not actual salary information for this position.

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