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Popular Video Game Guide Director / Editor (Remote Work Available) (expired)

Game 8 Inc.

Game 8 Inc.

Job ID
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Apr 27, 2022
Information Technology
Web / Mobile Site Management, Content Development
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Remote work
¥2.5M ~ ¥3.6M / Year
  • Negotiable
  • Salary will take into account past work experiences and ability


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Japanese: Business level (JLPT N2 or Above Preferred)
  • Visa sponsorship available


Game8 Inc. was founded in Japan in 2014. We operate one of Japan's top game guide and walkthrough sites. Right now, we're seeing a growth in demand for the kind of services with provide in North America. We're working to expand our English site to fill that demand by recruiting new people who can write fresh and informative content, translate our Japanese contents into English, and direct teams of writers to produce articles in English.

【Job Description/Responsibilities】
1.Selecting games to develop content for
2.Team management/Progress management
3.Writing, translating and editing game strategy articles for Game8's English wiki

【The Appeal of this Position】
♦Challenge the overseas market.
Although the market in Japan is limited, the overseas market still has a lot of potential. Gain experience of taking on a larger, more challenging market.

♦︎MUST- Required
・ Passionate about gaming
・ English: Native level
・ Japanese: Business level (JLPT N2 or Above Preferred)
・Communication skills

♦︎WANT - Desired Personality Traits
・Logical thinking
・Work experience in the IT/Media industry

【Working Hours/Work Place】
*Mon - Fri, 10:00~ 19:00
*Shibuya, Tokyo
5 minutes walk from JR Shibuya Station

※Remote work available※
work at the office 1 day per week for team meetings etc.

【Holidays/ Vacations】
Two days off/week, public holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, paid leave, Summer Vacation (3 days, flexible dates)

Annual Salary: ¥ 2,5 million ~ ¥ 3.6 million
* Salary will take into account past work experiences and ability
* Transportation allowance is provided (Up to ¥20,000/Month)
* Deemed overtime pay is included

【Employment Terms/Benefits】
Contract employee;
・Probation Period: 2 Months
・Afterward renewed on a 6 month basis

*Permanent employment system available
*Transportation Reimbursement, Overtime pay
*Full benefits – Unemployment insurance, health insurance, pension, worker's accident insurance

【Current Work Conditions】
Due to the announcement of the state of emergency, we have established working remotely. Currently, as a general rule, all members come to the office once per week, but work remotely during the rest of the work week. Coming in once a week allows us to do things which can only be done in person, such as: better establish trust between members, have more detailed and complicated discussions, develop new services, and advance our projects more smoothly.
※This decision is based on the current circumstances. If circumstances change, the company will remain flexible and take that into consideration.

【Application Process】
Initial Screening -> Interview (JP) -> Translation test -> Interview with Executives (JP/EN) -> Employment Offer
*Online Interview available.

*Only candidates who pass the initial screening process will be contacted.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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