PHP / WordPress Web Developer

Custom Media is an award-winning integrated digital marketing agency based in central Tokyo.

We are looking for a creative, proactive and experienced web developer who enjoys working in a challenging and dynamic creative environment.


  • Create scope of projects
  • Do feasibility checking on client requirements
  • Develop custom WordPress themes
  • Utilize Advanced Custom Fields plugin to create editable layouts in WP
  • Utilize WP plugins such as WPML for multilingual features and Gravity Forms for contact and payment features
  • Support Project Management team and Editorial team in data entry, training, and manual creation for clients
  • Manage website staging server, launching client websites
  • Manage domain name setup
  • Do quality assurance and deliverable testing

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Native-level or business-level Japanese
  • Conversational-level English
  • Able to solve problems and understand clients’ needs
  • Proficient understanding of creating WordPress themes
  • Proficient understanding of Advanced Custom Fields plugin
  • Ability to work on English and Japanese websites

We offer

  • Attractive salary negotiable based on experience
  • Professional career and life coaching, training, mentoring
  • Generous company share appreciation rights scheme
  • Full exposure to all aspects of our business
  • Network of established professionals and senior leaders
  • Friendly, comfortable environment at the new Cambridge Innovation Center Tokyo
  • Transport allowance
  • Work from home allowance
  • Paid vacations
  • Social insurance and benefits

Working Hours

  • 9:30am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday
  • Work from home and / or office flexibility

We are only accepting applicants who are currently living in Japan.

Please apply with your CV, portfolio and a brief cover letter to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

No telephone calls please.

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