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Work Responsibilities

Understanding technical issues in a project and finding efficient solutions to overcome them.

Lead Animation TA positions also require: ・Understanding and overcoming technical issues that surpass the scope of a single project ・Taking intiative to find and solve problems

Senior Animation TA positions also require: Greatly contributing to game development through exceptional skills that don’t currently exist within our company

The Ideal Candidate has…

  • An interest in learning new technologies and the ability to effectively communicate that technology to others

  • The ability to solve various technical issues flexibly and quickly

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of handling objects in a 3D space with programming and mathematics

  • Communication skills to facilitate discussion between artists and programmers

Conditions

No games industry experience is required, but applicants must be able to contribute to game development as technical artists.

Application Materials

  • Resume, including a recent photograph

  • A document explaining your work history, formatted at your discretion

  • Please go into detail about projects that you have lead or managed and the results you’ve achieved.

Additional Information

Annual salary with payments on a monthly basis. Salary is determined based on the employee’s level of experience and ability, rather than age.

Discretionary working system; employees may determine their own working hours at their discretion, with a work day beginning at 9:30 and ending at 18:00 as a base. Employees are expected to take at least one hour of break time during their work day.

Allowances and Stipends

  • A commuter allowance of 20,000 yen per month, included in regular pay.

  • Allowance for 40 hours of overtime, included in regular pay.

  • Extra payments are made for any overtime in excess of 40 hours, late-night work, and work on holidays.

  • Relocation stipends:

    • Employees moving from within Japan, but over 150 kilometers away from our Osaka or Tokyo office, are eligible for a relocation stipend of 300,000 yen.

    • Employees moving to Japan from outside the country are eligible for a relocation stipend of 500,000 yen.

  • Child allowance:

    • Employees with dependent children under 18 years of age are eligible for a stipend of 5,000 yen per child per month.

Holidays and Leave

The following days are holidays for employees:

  • Saturdays and Sundays

  • Japanese national holidays

  • Company summer holidays

  • Year-end Holidays (from 12/29 to 1/4)

  • Company founding day (typically 2/2)

Leave:

  • Employees receive paid leave days; the amount received is contingent on when the employee joins the company, with a maximum of 10 days in the first year.

  • Bereavement leave and other special leave is available when employees need it.

  • There were 130 days off of work in 2021.

Retirement Pay

  • Included (Based on the PlatinumGames Retirement Pay Regulations)

Mandatory Retirement Age

  • 60 (Can be extended to 65 upon employee’s request)

Social Insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Welfare pension insurance

  • Employment insurance

  • Worker’s compensation for job-related accidents

Benefit

  • Employee savings system (with interest)

  • Endowment insurance

  • Group Long-Term Disability (GLTD) insurance

  • Employee shareholder association

  • Free drink service (water and vending machines with a variety of tea, coffee and soft drinks)

  • Mental healthcare services, including counseling with an occupational physician

  • Company support for employee club activities

  • Special payments for weddings, childbirth, sickness, etc.

  • Free access to the Umeda Sky Building fitness gym

  • Free massage service

  • Lunch delivery (230 yen per meal)

  • Please see the official website "WORK ENVIRONMENT" for more information on the benefits we offer.

Remarks

  • Full-time employee

  • Probationary period: 3 - 6 months

  • Employees are eligible for a pay increase evaluation once per fiscal year, in June.