Jobs / Lead Designer
EN: none
JP: conversational
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

 We are looking for a full-time Lead Designer who will lead from brand identity development to UI and UX design, in order to realize the vision of Beatrust through the power of design. Currently, a UI designer with overseas product design experience is in charge of this project on a part-time basis, but having decided to pilot the closed beta in several large companies, we feel that the timing is right for a full-time designer to join our team. You will be involved in every aspect where design is effective in creating an intuitive and familiar user experience for a wide range of users.

As a Lead Designer, you will be responsible for all aspects of design, from product UI and UX design to brand identity, presentation slides and novelties, as Beatrust seeks to become a service used not only domestically, but also globally.

Since our target audience of large enterprises comprises of a wide age range of users, design is a key factor in creating internal collaboration that can be used comfortably by all users regardless of their digital literacy.

Therefore, you will be involved from the development of the design concept while facing our clients to create a product that our users will love. In addition, you will be able to flexibly work on design work and coding with external partners to create the best UI and UX.

We are looking forward to growing the Beatrust brand with you through the power of design.

Our Product

Beatrust is a product that enables employees at large companies to discover colleagues in different departments with similar interests and skills, and gives them tools to collaborate on projects

In the future, we aim to provide a platform that makes it possible to visualize human resources between companies and to collaborate with the required people beyond company and country boundaries.


  • Conduct user research, data analysis, and user testing, translating insights into tangible solutions for our product
  • Design a UX that is simple, elegant, and solves real user problems
  • Develop brand design based on Beatrust's envisioned future
  • Incorporate complex processes into an intuitive and clean UI Design for various features (PC / SP / SP app)
  • Conceptualize, design and produce graphic designs that align with the Beatrust brand
  • Direct design work through collaboration with cross-functional teams

What you can expect to gain

  • Although Beatrust aims for eventual global expansion, for the time being, it will be developed as a product that will be steadily introduced in large Japanese companies. Consequently, you will be able to engage in product design from a global standard perspective and be in the position to lead the design of a product that will have a significant impact on both domestic and international clients
  • We believe this is a unique opportunity to build a product as a startup that will address the organizational challenges of large companies. You will be able to develop such products further with your own design and may even be able to take ownership for solving client problems


Required Qualifications

  • Experience as a Lead Designer for a widely recognized product
  • Experience in UX design, including user interviews and customer journey mapping
  • A daily habit of researching product designs throughout the world
  • Conversational Japanese

Preferred Qualifications

  • Head of Design or similar work experience
  • Experience as a Lead Designer for a B2C product with over 1 million users
  • Experience in product design outside of Japan
  • Experience leading projects in corporate branding
  • Experience with front-end coding
  • Business-level Japanese

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have love and devotion for the product, while catering to the essential issues of the client and will be flexible enough to incorporate them into the UX. Those who believe "more with less," creating a product by not adding but subtracting functions, are more likely to succeed because they fit the Beatrust philosophy.

About the Company

Beatrust is a startup whose mission is to visualize people's skills and expertise and help them connect easily, accelerating collaboration and driving innovation. The two Google Alumni co-founders and former CTO of a start-up have been leading product development alongside freelance engineers until now. As of 2020, we have agreed to pilot the Closed β in several few-hundred-people startups and a thousand-person branch of a large company. In 2021, we are also looking to expand globally.

Beatrust is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Beatrust. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse, global Beatrust Community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.