Creative Technologist

Job Type
Contract
Salary
600,000 JPY - 980,000 JPY per month (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
None
English Level
Fluent (TOEIC 990)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

 A leading global web services company is seeking a Creative Technologist with a passion for breathing life into creative digital product ideas using a wide range a new technologies, an intuitive understanding of how people interact with it, using an amazing combination of concept, design and code.

 

The Creative Technologist will help pitch, invent, produce and optimize a great variety of digital products demonstrating a love of making, designing and coding, trying out new cloud platforms, frameworks and libraries, incubating ideas, constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. 

 

【Work content】

‐Work with designers to concept, respond to insights and help grow ideas to reach their full potential

‐Create and test prototypes to demonstrate creative excellence

‐Collaborate with the technology team to deliver achievable projects

‐Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines

‐Share new technology to inspire the team and take initiative to seed experimental projects that match the team’s vision and the brand’s ethos

Required Skills

‐Collaborative work history with Creatives (ie designers)

‐Experience in a digital or software development organization, with a portfolio of designed and developed projects

‐Understanding of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and the latest front-end technologies like ES6, TypeScript and AngularJS

‐Solid skills of server side web-development. Python and node.js are a huge plus

‐Basic skills on Linux and Git - a working and demonstrable understanding of mobile, wearable technologies, and web-based APIs.

‐Ability to clearly discuss and explain your solutions with both technical and non-technical team members

‐Proactive, enthusiastic and passionate about emerging technologies

 

Preferred Skills

‐Experience with Physics, Statistics, Machine Learning and IoT (like Arduino or Raspberry Pi)

‐Previous agency experience is beneficial, though not essential