Web Designer in the company revitalizing Japanese manufacturing industry

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT start up


With the vision of creating new industrial structure where innovation will be frequently realizing, the company creates a platform that transcends private-public divisions.

The Japanese manufacturing industry, known as “Monozukuri” has been very rigid over the years. However, the company is trying to make Japanese manufacturing industry’s supply chain more flexible. They strongly believe that Japan can be like Silicon Valley where innovation is happening daily.


The company provides matching services between companies so as to realize optimal match between the client needs and vendors’ technology. They make their own web system where the clients can easily search technology and products. They also make a network with various professionals/experts in the field which would be helping the clients to be connected to the appropriate vendors.

For long, procurement system in Japan was not so clear and open so there was huge mismatch between clients and vendors. There are various other matching platforms as such, but the company’s system allows the vendors to decide to what extent the information will be public etc.… This way, the vendors can protect their own patent or any other important information which are critical strengths for their business.

The matching rate is over 90% and there are many repeaters and there are two branches in the US.


Main customers: Large size enterprises, Small Medium Size companies (mainly manufacturing companies)


Recommendation points from Active Connector:

For the past three successive years, the company has been growing their sales and has reached 200%-300% of the target sales goals.

There is remote system which allows the employees to work at home or anywhere maximum 2 days a week

You can take 30-60 minutes’ refresh breaks outside lunch break

The company is trying to accelerate the matching services between Japanese companies and foreign companies and they are also trying to incorporate AI aspects in their matching platform


Basic profiles:

The company was established in 2012

Number of employees is over 40

This year, they are trying to double the number of employees


Corporate culture

With its corporate belief of “Always remember appreciation and show your appreciation in action”, each member respects each other and never forget to help each other.

The company has very open atmosphere where everyone across the divisions or position titles can share opinions/suggestions.


Job Description

Job Description:

・UI and Web design of the company’s own service

・You will be involved in all phases: starting from planning, test, release and improvement of web design team



・Professional experiences in web design for more than 2 years

・Able to make a design concept from business perspectives

・Able to create prototype using HTML and CSS

・No Japanese is required, only communication level Japanese


They welcome those

・Who have experience in JavaScript and Ajax

・Who have knowledge on SEO

・Who have HTML5/CSS3 experience

・Who able to make responsive design (for smartphones)

・Experience of developing using WordPress

・Who have development experience using Ruby (Ruby on Rails)

・Who were involved in website development using Frame Work


 They are looking for those:

・Who are passionate about revitalizing Japanese manufacturing industry

・Who have flexibility and are able to find his/her own problem and work on improvement (Kaizen)

・Who are able to be creative in thinking about solution for the problem



・Annual expected salary: 6 million JPY to 8 million JPY

・Various social insurance is covered

・Work hours: 10:00-19:00

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, End of year and new year

・Overtime work: Up to your project progress, there is no pressure from others to do overtime work


*Please note that the position is limited to those who are currently residing in Japan only*

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 



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