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Summer internship with Int'l team!

Wantedly, Inc.

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  • Been interested in creating my own things and figuring out how things work.
    Started programming and design at 12.

    A bizarre thing is that I’ve been somehow called “genius” from people around me.
    I'm not smart. But I bet you what, I have pretty good tastes.

  • Wantedly Inc. Global HR Team

    Born and raised in London and now living in Tokyo. I work as a member of the Wantedly HR team in Tokyo.

  • As a software engineer, I have a great interest in user experience design. I try to spend as much time as possible learning and discussing user experience best practices with user experience designers. I believe that a good application is an application that is made with the user’s best interest ...

  • 8 years experience software developer, with 2 years as scrummaster, half-French, half-British, I'm currently living and working in the center of Tokyo, Japan. My main work related interests are scrum practices, efficient development, automated testing and overall in-team communication. I have str...

What we do

  • Wantedly Visit
  • Wantedly People

Wantedly is a social networking and recruitment platform that connects companies and talent who share the same values and vision. We currently provide two main products, Wantedly Visit and Wantedly People.

Wantedly Visit allows you to discover and visit companies who share your values. We have around 30,000 companies registered on our service, most of whom are startups or SMEs with big dreams for the future. Working together we pursue a simple goal: increase the number of people who enjoy their work.

Wantedly People is a business card scanning app that organizes your contacts and helps you maintain your network. With over 100 million business cards scanned and counting, we are strengthening and deepening the connections between people.

We believe in boldness. We are committed to creating a world where work drives passion and that means going abroad and taking on new challenges. We currently have offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Germany, and are continuing to grow!

Why we do

  • Our CEO, Akiko Naka


This literally translates to “Increase the number of people whose hearts dance due to work”. Simply put; we want to help you find work that you love.

Traditional matching between employers and job seekers happens based on salary and benefits. We believe this draws talent away from where it can flourish. Bringing the correct talent to a job which suits their values and inspires them, will enable them to unlock their true potential.

For the job seeker, we know there is a company out there who wants you for who you are. For the company, we know there is a candidate who loves what you do. Our vision of the future is one where they can easily find each other, and together we can build a world where work drives passion.

How we do

  • All smiles!
  • Working on the deck

Our goal is to create the biggest social impact possible. With that in mind, our desired business model is a product that is low cost and easy to use, and thus utilized by the greatest number of people.

To achieve this, at Wantedly we work by 6 rules:

【Focus on users】
Judge how users feel about our product by how they use it. Put the user experience first, and use the numbers to see if you were successful.

【Move fast】
No time to waste! Don’t schedule a meeting, write up a process and create a 10 page best practice to work out how to begin. Get stuck in, mess stuff up, and create something beautiful.

【Team first】
We move together and help each other out. Need we say more?

【Get things done】
Do it to the end! Once you start something, finish it. Living by this rule means you’ll make better decisions as to what to start in the first place.

【Code wins arguments】
Don’t try and prove a hypothesis with another hypothesis. Make a prototype and test test test.

【Do more with less】
Don’t add new features, strip away unnecessary ones! Make it as simple as possible for a user to get from A to B.

At Wantedly we find happiness through seeing the results of our creations. We aim to create an organization where our employees can see themselves growing, learning, and enjoying themselves daily.

As a new team member

Wantedly right now is expanding its services to other countries abroad.
To do this we have two teams: Business Development and Engineering. As an engineer you will work closely with the local teams and build features to accelerate growth in those markets.

We are bringing Wantedly to the international market with Singapore being the first market we've launched in abroad. We have Business Development teams located in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Germany who work closely together with HQ.

As an engineer here in Tokyo you will work on bringing our product Wantedly Visit to the international market by adapting it to the local customs and culture.
You will learn from the experiences of the local teams and use that knowledge to build tools to speed up the business development abroad.

During this summer internship you will join the international team and work on one or more of the following things.
What you'll be doing can change due to timing, preferences and/or your own skill set.

- Identify the problems the local teams are facing
- Test your ideas with software engineering
- Data analysis with BigQuery
- Web development with Rails,React and Go.

Communication within the international team is in English. Because of this the interview will be held in English.

■We're looking for
- Those who want to build products using their English(Business level) and Japanese(Conversational level) language skills
- Those who want to work in an international environment
- Those who want to solve actual problems and challenges

■What you"ll be learning
- Product development
- Building prototypes within a short timespan
- Communication with engineers and business people
Is this you? We're waiting for you! Remote interviews are welcome too so feel free to apply.


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Company info
Wantedly, Inc.
  • Founded on 2010/09
  • 100 members
  • Expanding business abroad /
    CEO can code /
    Featured on TechCrunch /
    Funded more than $1,000,000 /
  • 東京都港区白金台5-12-7 MG白金台ビル4階
  • Summer internship with Int'l team!
    Wantedly, Inc.