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Full Stack Web Programmer

Wizcorp Inc. Tokyo

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Employment Type
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Job Description

Waste Japan is looking for a Full stack Web Programmers to work on exciting marketing projects and websites. Depending on your background, skills, and experience we’ll find the most suitable role within our teams for you. We value human skills and character as much as we do experience and proficiency.

Is this job for me? ๐Ÿ‘จ‍๐Ÿฆฐ๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿฆณ๐Ÿง‘‍๐Ÿฆฒ

JavaScript is your lingua franca. You have years of experience developing interactive web applications or websites. You love gaming. You have experience integrating with third-party server API.

Sounds like you? Then this job is for you!


Typical Day ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ•น๏ธ

You might start with an hour of looking over some code with a senior programmer. You then might work on implementing a new screen or feature for an application. Sometimes, you will be called to develop interactive ads. In the afternoon you may spend some time working with web designers and artists to review the implementation or work on integrating the application with third-party server-side API.

The ideal candidate will be able to

  • Work with visual design tools and documents
  • Write, test, and debug your own code without assistance
  • Break down screens and features into tasks and work with other programmers to complete them
  • Enjoy working on interactive applications for the game industry
  • Confidently communicate with all members of the company

Roles and Responsibilities ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ๐Ÿงชโœจ

  • Implement in HTML/CSS the designs provided in Figma by our clients.
  • Create templates in HTML/CSS for dynamic banner ads, including animation
  • Website and interactive application development
  • Test and document provided solutions to allow other developers to review and learn
  • Write clear, maintainable code that passes review by senior engineers
  • Estimate own tasks and deliver them in a timely manner
  • Raise all blockers when they arise to the feature lead or project lead
  • Make sure implementations match design documents, and contribute to the design process when needed.
  • Take ownership of medium-sized features by breaking them into manageable tasks that can be accomplished by themselves and/or others
  • Coordinate with members outside of the engineering team to deliver features in a timely manner


๐Ÿคน Skillset ๐Ÿคน

  • Strong software development fundamentals, design theory, and development processes
  • Strong knowledge of modern Web application development ecosystems
  • Knowledge of Google Studio and Google Web Designer is a plus
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Basic Photoshop skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and contribute to technical discussions
  • Eager to learn from reviews and constructive feedback
  • Strong personal time management

Current project's tech stack:

  • Front-end:
    • React
    • TypeScript
    • Vite
    • Sass (CSS pre-processor)
    • Mobx (state management)
    • Framer motion (animation library for React)
    • Storybook (UI testing)
  • Back-end:
    • NodeJS
    • serverless AWS using Lambdas
    • MongoDB

โญ Experience Requirements โญ

  • University degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline; or relevant professional experience
  • 3+ years of professional Web development
  • Experience with Git or other version control system + knowledge of storybooks
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, for both front-end and back-end
  • TOEIC 788 or equivalent

๐Ÿ‘ Preferred ๐Ÿ‘

  • Experience in the video game industry, marketing, or in creative agencies
  • JLPT N3 or equivalent

About the Company

About Waste Creative

Waste is a fan-first creative agency founded in 2006. We connect entertainment brands with their fans, to drive creativity, culture and commercial success.

We recently became part of the Keywords family, the largest technical and creative services provider to the gaming industry. We employ 87 wasters globally, covering strategy, creative, social, experiential, OOH, and TV. Our HQ is in London, and we’ve recently opened up a new office in Tokyo, Japan.

About Waste Japan & Wizcorp Inc

Please note that "Waste Japan" is our trading name that represents the marketing side of the business. All legal documentation such as contracts, pay slips, and insurance policies will be under "Wizcorp Inc."
This difference is strictly for administrative and legal reasons, and it does not affect the quality or nature of our services.

The Waste Way

At Waste, we live by four key cultural pillars and expect ALL Waster’s to live up to these principles. This is what Waste was founded on:

  • Be Brave - We look for fresh ways to solve problems and encourage diversity of thought.
  • Take ownership - We value actions over words and empower Wasters to make things happen.
  • Make it Better -We’re always looking for ways to improve our work, agency and ourselves.
  • Be Kind - We’re a team. Win together, lose together, learn together.

๐Ÿ“ Business hours and Location ๐Ÿ“

โฒ Flexibility in time

We all have different creative clocks, and you know yours better than we do.

We will expect you to work 8 hours per day from Monday to Friday with core hours between 11:00 and 16:00 (excluding a 1-hour break). The rest will be up to you.

๐ŸŒŽ Flexibility in location

Waste Japan fully embraces telework, and most of us work from home. Office space is also available for your convenience, and you will have access to meeting rooms and hot desks.

We may require you to work onsite in specific occasions when using highly specialized equipment.

Offices are located at 1 Chome-22-19 Izumi 8~9F, Suginami City, Tokyo 168-0063 (๐Ÿ—บ map)

You must reside in Japan during your employment at Waste Japan. We offer legal support for visa applications. Depending on your situation, we may allow you to work outside of Japan during your probation period.

๐Ÿ‘ท Employment Type ๐Ÿ‘ท‍โ™€๏ธ


๐Ÿ’ด Salary ๐Ÿ’ด

The following tiers are currently in application for this position:

  • FP1: 300~400K/month (equivalent to 2-3 years of experience)
  • FP2: 400~500K/month (equivalent to 4-5 years of experience)
  • FP3: 500~600K/month (equivalent to 6-7 years of experience)

All new staff members’ initial salary will be based on experience and interview evaluation.

Includes a 6 months probation period. Salary is not affected nor changed during that period.

๐Ÿ’น Raises and bonuses ๐Ÿ’น

  • You will be reviewed once a year in March and your salary will be adjusted to match with gained experience and project contributions.
  • Pay raises are awarded around April each year, in line with our budget and financial forecasting for the subsequent year.
  • We do not offer bonuses.

๐Ÿˆท๏ธ Additional benefits ๐Ÿˆท๏ธ

  • Monthly allowance for home office equipment and supplies (15,000 JPY/month)
  • Private language tutoring (Japanese and/or English)
  • Commute fees (however, train passes are not reimbursed)

โ™จ๏ธ Holidays and vacations โ™จ๏ธ

  • Weekends and national holidays
  • Summer/winter vacation: 5 days per year (paid, applicable after the probation period)
  • Annual Paid Leave: 10 days per year (first year, following the probation period)
  • Bereavement/funeral leave
  • Sick leave: 5 days per year (paid, applicable after the probation period)

๐Ÿค Welfare ๐Ÿค

Application process ๐Ÿˆธโš™๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š

โ‘  Online selection

We review resumes from all applicants within 2 weeks. If your profile matches our requirements, we will send you tests and challenges. Based on the results, we will contact you again to schedule the first interview.

โ‘ก Interviews

We conduct three interviews to assess your character, passions, skills, and interest in what we do. We also take the time to share our vision and values, as we believe you are interviewing us as much as we are interviewing you.

โ‘ข Offer

We make our final decision within 2 weeks after the final interview, and send a detailed offer upon success.

Onboarding process ๐Ÿˆด๐Ÿ—ผ๐ŸŒ…

We strive to make the onboarding process as smooth and worry-free as possible.

Upon acceptance of our offer, you will receive our working agreement and our rules of employment.

Ideally, we want you to join us within a month, but we can adjust to your current work situation.

On your first day, your manager will introduce you to your team and will set a schedule for reviews over the 6 month probation period. We will give you all the support you need to complete it successfully.

Senior staff will support you and provide mentorship. You will also have access to digital learning material, and your manager will help you define a training curriculum based on your career aspirations.