RECRUIT

01

IDEAL CANDIDATES

In METRO CORPORATION, we are looking for individuals with the following qualities and characteristics.

  • Ability to think, speak,
    and act on their own

  • Responsible

  • Curious and inquisitive

  • Cheerful and enjoys development

  • Communication skills, cooperative

02

MESSAGE

Would you like to work with us to develop game software and smartphone applications for home and commercial use across a variety of genres, as well as planning and developing videos for other game machines? You will have opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, from games with famous characters and popular series from major game manufacturers to our unique and original projects. We do not evaluate candidates on their educational background! In addition to a strong desire to improve their skills as creators, more than anything, we value a commitment to creating something interesting. Rather than separate people by role - designers are designers, planners are planners - we encourage our employees to exchange opinions with each other to create interesting content together, regardless of their fields of expertise or positions. If you are proactive in communicating with others, you are the candidate we are looking for!!

*Please be advised that we may stop accepting applications without prior notice.

03

REQUIREMENTS

We assign tasks to willing and motivated individuals with innovative ideas!
Our designers engage in a variety of areas, such as developments of arcade / consumer games, as well as smartphone applications, and planning and developing videos for other types of machines.
Nurture your passion and enthusiasm for entertainment, anime, and special effects to create exciting content for users!
You will be assigned tasks with which you can demonstrate your ability based on your experience and preferences.
Job Description
2DCG
Creation of UI design and material design for performances
Creation of other effects
*Tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.
3DCG
Creation of 3D models (real time) motions, cameras, etc.
* Tools: Maya, 3dsMax, Softimage, etc.
Effect
Data creation for combining design materials and incorporating them into games
Final screen quality control
* Tools: After Effects, Photoshop, Unity, Bishamon, etc.
*For Tokyo headquarters only
Required Skills
【New Graduates】
Preferred skills and experience
Ability to use Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and 3DCG design tools
Degrees in painting or design from art colleges, art research institutes, etc.
*Design tool skills are not necessary.
【Mid-career Candidates】
Essential requirements
Experience in design using Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, Photoshop, Illustrator, or After Effects
Preferred skills and experience
Experience in working as a main designer
Experience in developing games and/or gaming machinesr
Motion graphicsr
Experience in filming animationr
Dynamicsr
Experiences in using tools such as FumeFX, pencil +, ZBrush, MudBox, MotionBuilder, etc.
Location Osaka Headquarters *Recruiting game developers only
Tokyo Headquarters
Working hours Standard working hours are 10:00 - 19:00
(Partial application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work)
Salary (Osaka) Salary: from 240,550 yen per month/(Tokyo) Salary: from 252,790 yen per month
*For new graduates
*To be determined based on their skills and experiences according to the Company's regulations.
Raises & Bonuses Pay raise: once a year
Contract Type Graduates: permanent
Mid-career candidates: permanent / contract / outsourcing / part-time
Holidays & Vacations Two days off (Saturday and Sunday) every week, public holidays, summer vacation, year-end and New Year's holidays, congratulation or condolence leave, etc.
The total number of annual holidays : 128days (2019)
Travel Expenses Allowance of up to 50,000 yen per month
Benefit Package Employee's pension insurance, health insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance, employment insurance, compensation system for injuries and illnesses, 24-hour telephone health consultation, external educational seminars, gym discount for employees
*The content of the package varies depending on the contract type.
Programmers' counterproposals make games fun and entertaining!
Many elements make games interesting, like character designs, music, and portrayal of the story.
But we believe that the enjoyment only games can offer is the most important aspect.
We would love to hear proposals from programmers, like using new technologies and programming techniques for making games more entertaining!
Job Description We mainly use C++ and Unity to develop arcade and consumer games, as well as smartphone applications. Sometimes we also use other programming languages such as PHP and MySQL for server-side development on games linked to online content.
When developing for game machines, we primarily use C.
Implementation of LCD visuals and control programs for sounds, ramps, and operators are the main tasks of our programmers.
Required Skills
【New Graduates】
Essential requirements
Game development skills using either C, C++, or C#
Preferred skills and experience
Basic knowledge of C and C++
Have studied multilingual programming, including C
Skilled users of game engines such as Unity and Cocos2d-x
Design skills
【Mid-career Candidates】
Essential requirements
Game development skills using either C, C++, or C#
Preferred skills and experience
Experience in game development using Unity
Experience in server-side development for game production
Experience in RDBMS design and its operation
Experience in development of plug-ins and scripts such as Maya and After Effects
Location Osaka Headquarters *Recruiting game developers only
Tokyo Headquarters
Working hours Standard working hours are 10:00 - 19:00
(Partial application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work)
Salary (Osaka) Salary: from 240,550 yen per month/(Tokyo) Salary: from 252,790 yen per month
*For new graduates
*To be determined based on their skills and experiences according to the Company's regulations.
Raises & Bonuses Pay raise: once a year
Contract Type Graduates: permanent
Mid-career candidates: permanent / contract / outsourcing / part-time
Holidays & Vacations Two days off (Saturday and Sunday) every week, public holidays, summer vacation, year-end and New Year's holidays, congratulation or condolence leave, etc.
The total number of annual holidays : 128days (2019)
Travel Expenses Allowance of up to 50,000 yen per month
Benefit Package Employee's pension insurance, health insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance, employment insurance, compensation system for injuries and illnesses, 24-hour telephone health consultation, external educational seminars, gym discount for employees
*The content of the package varies depending on the contract type.
Our style is to make designs and proposals ourselves while developing in a given genre.
We receive requests directly from manufacturers and undertake the whole project from the initial all the way to completion in many of them.
We are looking for directors capable of leading passionate designers, as well as whole teams, who want to put their ideas into practice and have the desire to create products from the ground up.
Since we are independent and not affiliated with any company, one of our charms is that we can take on projects from many different manufacturers.
Job Description Development of arcade / consumer games and smartphone applications as well as planning and directing related to planning and development of video for other game machines
Required Skills
【New Graduates】
Preferred skills and experience
Up-to-date knowledge about entertainment, including games
Strong communication skills
Ability to use business tools such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to use design tools such as Illustrator and Photoshop
* Skills with these tools are not necessary.
【Mid-career Candidates】
Essential requirements
Experience as a game planner or an administrator in game development, or in development of a game machine
Basic PC skills such as Word and Excel
Communication skills to work in cooperation with internal and external staff
Preferred skills and experience
Game lovers
Game and game machine lovers
Excellent ability to express and communicate
Ability to lead teams and high communication skills to negotiate with clients
Location Osaka Headquarters *Recruiting game developers only
Tokyo Headquarters
Working hours Standard working hours are 10:00 - 19:00 (Partial application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work)
Salary (Osaka) Salary: from 240,550 yen per month / (Tokyo) Salary: from 252,790 yen per month
*For new graduates
*To be determined based on their skills and experiences according to the Company's regulations.
Raises & Bonuses Pay raise: once a year
Contract Type Graduates: permanent
Mid-career candidates: permanent / contract / outsourcing / part-time
Holidays & Vacations Two days off (Saturday and Sunday) every week, public holidays, summer vacation, year-end and New Year's holidays, congratulation or condolence leave, etc.
The total number of annual holidays : 128days (2019)
Travel Expenses Allowance of up to 50,000 yen per month
Benefit Package Employee's pension insurance, health insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance, employment insurance, compensation system for injuries and illnesses, 24-hour telephone health consultation, external educational seminars, gym discount for employees
*The content of the package varies depending on the contract type.
04

PROCESS

  • 01

    Apply

    【New Graduates】
    Send your application to your preferred work location, our Osaka/Tokyo office.
    Application form (PDF)
    Application form (Excel)
    *Please use the format above, whichever is more convenient for you.
    【Mid-career Candidates】
    Send your application to your preferred work location
    We will not disclose the data you enter for your application.
  • 02

    Application Screening

    You will be screened based on your application or the data you enter in the form.
    We will send you the result of the screening via e-mail within 10 days from the date of your application.

  • 03

    Interview

    You will have several interviews with different interviewers after passing the first screening.
    *We conduct occupational aptitude tests for all positions.
    *We may also conduct a written test for each position.

  • 04

    Employment

    The recruitment team will inform you of the result.
    They will confirm the compensation package that applies to you and communicate information such as your first day of work.

05

APPLICATION

Target Candidates We are currently are accepting applications from students enrolled in all types of schools.
*We select candidates as needed.
Application Materials

Send us the following documents with your application.

◆ Application form (Download the application form in PDF or Excel format below.)
・Download the application form (PDF)
・Download the application form (Excel)
◆ Employment history (only for applicants with experience)
◆ Works to demonstrate your skills (programmers should send source code)
◇ Provisional degree certificate
◇ Academic transcript
◇ Health certificate

*Symbols
◆: Required documents. You need to send them with your application.
◇: If it will take some time to prepare the documents, explain why in writing, and submit the required documents first.

Where to Send Your Application

Send your application to your preferred work location.
*Hiring opportunities differ by location. Read the information on each job posting for details.

Write the position you are applying for on the envelop when sending your application.

【Osaka Headquarters】
S T S Building
5-12-8 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, Japan, 532-0011 Hiring Manager
【Tokyo Headquarters】
Meikei Building 7F
1-5-21 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 112-0012 Hiring Manager