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Senior UX Designer, Core Advanced UX

Woven Planet Tokyo | Hybrid

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Competitive salary based on skills and experience
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

UX Designers on our team think big and bold. They are not afraid to take risks or make mistakes while pursuing innovation and disrupting the status quo. We aim to create a strong culture of support that enables us to leave our egos at the door so that the sum of our work can be greater than its parts.

The team is working on creating digital products, including production-ready cockpit models and future mobility, up to level 5 autonomy. We create impact by rolling out digital products across an entire mobility ecosystem while following cohesive design philosophy.

You will collaborate across teams with product managers, other design teams, research, and engineering. Most importantly, you will be part of a self-motivated team that loves having fun together and solving complex problems that have a positive impact in the world, while maintaining constant growth as part of its core mentality.

Who We Are Looking For

A UX Designer who can flexibly respond to rapid changes in the mobility market and development environment. A person who can execute collaborative development with product owners, engineers, and external development teams, as well as designers, researchers, simulation experts, and other creators to develop unique and validated user experiences for AD/ADAS, mobility services, and digital products required for next-generation mobility.

This is a place where you can build networks inside and outside the company and maximize your creativity, including overall team strategy, philosophy, project management, and team culture.

To bring forth intuitive user experiences, you must drive a human-centered philosophy. Move conversations forward through wireframes, persona work, customer journey maps, a solid understanding of design systems, human interaction design, rapid prototyping, information architecture, and user flows.

Ready to change the world? Apply, and let’s meet.


  • Advocate for usability through a strong understanding of user needs

  • Work together with research and extract insights to create intuitive user experiences

  • Create and clarify mental models through information architecture and user flows

  • Bring visibility to full feature functionality through user journeys

  • Simplify and distill complex technical requirements into intuitive, elegant wireframes and collaborate with UI designers to create low, medium, and high-fidelity outputs

  • Create prototypes and work together with the research and simulation teams to gather insights and iterate in agile cycles

  • Generate and validate UX requirements and principles to create holistic frameworks

  • Articulate a UX vision that informs the design system


Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in UX, HMI, UI for product design

  • Fluent English 

  • Launched portfolio of digital products

  • Close experience working with engineers

  • Understanding of design thinking for creation with designers

  • Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity and change during a project

  • Driving automobile skills 

  • Knowledge of software development pipeline

  • Passion for safe human mobility

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in product design for the automotive industry

  • Bilingual English/Japanese (TOEIC score more than 860, JLPT level N1)

  • Knowledge of technology trends

  • Mobility trends

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

About the Company

Woven Planet is building mobility for a safer, happier and sustainable world. A subsidiary of Toyota, Woven Planet innovates and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work and move. With a focus on automated driving, smart cities, robotics and more, we build on Toyota's legacy of trust and safety to deliver mobility solutions for all. 

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary - Based on skills and 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 the company

  • Japanese Social Security - all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance)

  • Employee Benefits

  • In-house Training Program (software study/language study)

Our Commitment

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.

  • We pledge that any information we receive from candidates will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.