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UX Writer (Japanese) - MS1

Woven by Toyota Tokyo | Hybrid
EN: business
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description


Our team is focused on improving the human capital of Woven by Toyota, Toyota Group, and millions of adult learners across corporate Japan. We are a diverse team of international experts who are building a skill-based talent management and learning management system ( Our mission is to empower the mobility of people at a societal level by guiding them to discover and attain new digital skills through clever use of data, design, and technology.


We are looking for a UX Writer in Japanese to join our Product & Engineering group and help us craft unique experiences on our skill-based talent management business ( for our corporate customers. We want to find someone passionate about improving our software product through the combined discipline of content strategy, language, and UX.

We want to bring on an empathetic and customer-centric UX Writer who specializes in content design and/or information architecture to craft intuitive user journeys in Japanese alongside our Product Designers and other UX Writers. You will create the best user experiences to help the Product & Engineering group achieve our mission for a global audience.

You will report to the Head of Product in Dojo. You will influence product strategy and design to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

We have a hybrid work style and our office is in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.


You will have the chance to help us shape our design workflows and their implementation. 

We use:

  • Figma for Hi/Lo-fi design output and journey designs
  • FigJam for design facilitations and workshops
  • The Atlassian suite to keep track of our design activities within an Agile Scrum framework

It's a big plus if you have previous experience using UX Writing SaaS tools such as Ditto, Lokalise, Phrase Strings, or equivalent.



  • You have 6+ years in UX, marketing, communications, writing/editing, journalism, or similar creative writing experiences in Japanese
  • You have experience to convey and distill complex ideas concisely in Native-level Japanese, with examples to share
  • You possess experience ensuring consistency and accuracy across all aspects of a product
  • You have a proven command of grammar, style, and tone, and know how to apply them differently according to UX goals, tone of voice guidelines, and brand guidelines
  • You are comfortable working collaboratively, speaking and presenting in English at a professional level


  • You have experience working with or within a Product/UX design team before
  • You have experience working on software products that have a global audience
  • You have worked within a culturally diverse environment before

If you are located outside of Japan we will set up an interview over Google Hangout Meet.

About the Company 

Woven by Toyota is the mobility technology subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. Our mission is to deliver safe, intelligent, human-centered mobility for all. Through our Arene mobility software platform, safety-first automated driving technology and Toyota Woven City — our test course for advanced mobility — we’re bringing greater freedom, safety and happiness to people and society. 

Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship. We leverage these complementary strengths to amplify the capabilities of drivers, foster happiness, and elevate well-being.


  • Competitive Salary - Based on experience
  • Work Hours - Flexible working time with NO core-hours
  • Paid Holiday - 20 days per year (prorated)
  • Sick Leave - 6 days per year (prorated)
  • Holiday - Sat & Sun, Japanese National Holidays, and other days defined by our company
  • Japanese Social Security - all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance)
  • In-house Training Program (software study/language study)

By submitting your application you agree to the following terms:

Our Commitment

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
  • We pledge that any information we receive from you will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.