Careers

Looking for a career in Esports?

  • What we do.

    PlayBrain is one of the leading esports companies in Japan, producing the League of Legends professional league, as well as broadcasts for PUBG Mobile, Clash Royale League, Hearthstone Grandmasters and more. Learn more about PlayBrain on our About page.

  • Why we do it.

    We love games. We are passionate about playing and watching them being played at the top level. PlayBrain’s mission is to elevate Japanese esports and competitive gaming, creating the best experience for fans, and making Japanese esports known around the world.

  • We are always interested to meet potenital new members of our team, so feel free to reach out. We are looking for talented people with a passsion for gaming to fit our company culture. If you have some skills you think would be of value to PlayBrain, please get in contact. To give you an idea of some areas of interest, please read below for some of the positions we are currently hiring for.

  • Tokyo

    Finance Manager

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Manage the financial health of PlayBrain by informing and strategizing with the CEO about financial matters. The role includes oversight of project budgets, investment into new projects and broader financial strategy.

    SKILLS

    Proven track record as a Finance Manager. Experience with international and Japanese business.

    LANGUAGE

    English and Japanese business capability.

  • Tokyo - Sales Team

    Sales Director / Business Development

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Conduct sales and businesss development for game events and original content. This includes esports and PlayBrain's services and platforms, and account management.

    SKILLS

    Proven track record in sales and business development. Experience in the games industry and a general understanding of esports business.

    LANGUAGE

    Sales experience in Japan is a must along with native Japanese language skills. Additional English business skills are preferred.

  • Tokyo - Sales Team

    Sales Manager

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Work with the Sales Director to conduct sponsor sales for esports and game events, project management and research for customer development, account management for projects.

    SKILLS

    Strong knowledge of esports and competitive gaming industry and a passion to grow the scene in Japan.

    LANGUAGE

    Native Japanese skill is a must. Additional English skills are preferred.

  • Tokyo - Dev Team

    UX/UI Designer

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Plan and Design UX and UI for our own projects such as Taiyoro.gg, Dekki.com and our partner projects. Work closely with our development team through planning, design, approval and execution of those projects.

    SKILLS

    UI/UX and design skills. Able to work with modern web design tools such as Sketch, Zeplin or similar. Applicants should share a portfolio of released projects (we would like to see business projects, not student projects). Familiarity with Japanese web design conventions is a must.

    LANGUAGE

    Communication level Japanese is required. English should be at least conversational level.

  • Tokyo - Dev Team

    Frontend Engineer

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    A frontend engineer at PlayBrain is responsible for building and maintaining the frontend of our web platforms and applications.

    SKILLS

    We primarily use React and frameworks, writing Javascript in ES6/2017, and our development is done with a Serverless AWS based stack.

    LANGUAGE

    Development planning is mostly in English, with some Japanese.

  • Tokyo - Production & Events Team

    Producer / Account Manager

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Produce game-related events and marketing projects. Many of the projects will be esports related or content production.

    SKILLS

    Experience in accoount managment or event production is a must. Experience in the game industry is desired. Candidates should be able to share examples of projects they have played a key role in as a demonstration of their capabilities.

    LANGUAGE

    Native Japanese skill is a must. Additional English skills are a bonus.

  • Tokyo - Creative Team

    Video Editor

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Edit videos for esports broadcasts and events, Youtube videos and marketing content.

    SKILLS

    Editing software skills such as Premiere. Able to handle time management for delivery with a good eye for detail and a pro-active approach to editing.

    LANGUAGE

    Native Japanese is a must.

    EXTRA

    A good sense of humor and interest in games and esports is preferred.

  • Tokyo - Creative Team

    Motion Graphics Designer

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Create motion graphics for esports broadcasts and events, Youtube videos and marketing content.

    SKILLS

    Creative portfolio demonstrating skills in After Effects. Able to handle time management for delivery with a good eye for detail and take a project from concept and storyboard through to finalizing. A pro-active contributor in the team.

    LANGUAGE

    Native English or Japanese skills. Willingness to communicate in both.

    EXTRA

    Interest in games and esports is preferred.