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IT Project Manager



IT, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Founded in Tokyo in 2016, PlayBrain develops and fosters communication channels with gamers. From our Tokyo headquarters, we are part of the Japanese gaming community, allowing us to understand the interests and passions directly. With our strong international network, we connect with gamers and businesses involved with games around the world creating unique opportunities in Japan and abroad.

The development team is responsible for the software and web implementation of all Playbrain projects and collaborates with other teams within the company to help bring projects to fruition.

Project management for the development of websites operated by our company or client projects.


  • Defining functional requirements based on client hearings

  • Selecting technology stacks for frontend, backend, and infrastructure, and building development team structures

  • Creating requirement definition documents and basic system documents (such as flowcharts)

  • Directing development teams and UI/UX designers, managing tasks, and overseeing progress

  • Controlling client expectations and negotiations throughout the project

  • Weekly client meetings, progress reporting, and feedback management

  • Creating test cases and giving test instructions

  • Reporting evaluations and reflections after project completion

Must have skills:

  • High business-level English proficiency

  • Over 3 years of practical experience as a developer (full stack preferred, but negotiable)

  • Over 1 year of project experience involving client communication

  • Over 3 years of project management experience in website development (either waterfall or agile)

Good to have skills:

  • Japanese language proficiency

  • Experience in Scrum development or as a Scrum Master

  • Interest in games or e-sports.