Learn Best Practices in Japan's Creative Industry
This is a 2 and a half hour seminar where we will cover some of the most frequently asked questions about working in web companies and creative agencies in Japan. You will gain a better understanding of the work style of Japanese companies, common design tools used in the Japanese design industry, front-end job information, and key skills to help you during your career or job hunt.
We are looking forward to meeting with job seekers/employees from all backgrounds that are interested in careers in Tokyo’s creative industries! Job seekers or currently employed persons with any of the following skills are encouraged to register to attend:
● Experience in the web industry/creative field while living overseas or in Japan
● Prior self-study, educational or career experience with html/design
● Interest in working in the creative industry in Tokyo
Ueda Ryumon (DeNA)
Prior to joining DeNA in 2012, Ueda was a cook at a restaurant and studying web production in his spare time. He acquired his present design skills over time and began a career as a designer and front-end engineer at a startup. Since joining DeNA, he has overseen the creation of the general site and PR for upcoming projects.
Matsumura Shin (CSHOOL)
Matsumura returned to Japan from Vancouver, Canada in 2002 after working at Flash developer company, gVascular Co., Ltd. He decided to create his own company (CSHOOL inc.) to teach classes on Flash and Actionscitp. He joined the Kyota Seika University School of Design in the spring of 2006 as a part-time lecturer.
Nguyen Elizabeth (CSHOOL )
After completing additional studies in school, she joined a small creative agency as a web designer for 4 years. She spent a year in Sydney following the completion of her previous role but ultimately decided to return to Paris in order to explore the web industry, moving into web marketing and online advertising. She then worked as a Traffic Manager in one of the biggest travel agencies in Europe for 3 years before moving to Tokyo for a new career.