Engineer / UX / PM

Company Name: CrowdCast

Japanese Level: Based on role


Crowd Cast is a Tokyo based FinTech startup. Their main product is Staple, an expense management application that makes it easy for users to enter, manage, and track expenses anywhere on any device. They're an international team, and although they prefer candidates already in Japan, they are open to overseas developers looking to relocate to Japan (and have previously hired subscribers of this list). Read on for their detailed job descriptions.

How to apply
Send an email to Crowd Cast at, including the position you are applying for, along with your LinkedIn profile or other similar information which best describe your passion and capabilities.


**Software Engineers**
We are looking for software engineers who are who are comfortable handling multiple roles, developing on multiple applications with different technology stacks. Japanese language ability is not required but is of course a huge plus. Our technology stack mainly includes Ruby on Rails, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, AWS, React, Relay, and React Native. So ideally, you'll have at least 2-3+ years experience in at least of two of the following areas:

*Front-end development*
React or other single-page app / component driven JS framework (Ember, Angular, Vue, etc)
GraphQL, Relay, or Apollo a huge plus

*Back-end development*
Ruby on Rails
graphql-ruby a huge plus
Elixir / Phoenix a plus
Microservices app architecture a plus
Hybrid mobile development
React Native
GraphQL, Relay, or Apollo a huge plus
Native Android (Java) or iOS (Objective-C) development a plus

Other plus skills:
DevOps with AWS and/or Heroku
UI / UX design experience (using Sketch)

**UI / UX Designer**
We are looking for a UI/UX designer to join our team to help build and expand our applications to the next level. You should have a strong web and mobile UI design portfolio and be confident in working in a small hands on team. Japanese language ability is not required but is of course a huge plus.

Skills & Requirements
2-3+ years experience in web and/or mobile UI design
Graphic design with Sketch
Ability to translate high-level feature requirements in practical and elegant wireframes and designs
Logo and icon design a plus
Front-end web development experience with HTML, CSS, and component driven JavaScript (React, Angular, etc) a huge plus
Ability to write marketing copy in English and/or Japanese a huge plus
Product management experience a huge plus

**Project Manager - Partner Projects**
We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team to lead development of our partner applications. Please note this position requires Business to Native level Japanese.

Skills & Requirements
2-3+ years experience in project management
Ability to be the communication bridge between our partners and internal development team
External client project management experience
Experience with Agile software development process (Scrum or Kanban)
Experience creating software spec requirements, wireframes, storyboards, etc
Experience with tools such as JIRA, Slack, Github, etc
Previous experience at a software development company or startup
Business level English
**Business to Native level Japanese required**