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Jobs in Japan?

Postby 西瓜 » Wed 04.08.2009 1:27 am

So I'm just wondering how job market is and works in Japan.

I am currently going into Graphic Design and my main goal is to move to Japan for the career option, and I was wondering how would this work, do you have to be citizen to get a job?
And lets say I apply for jobs in a different country would they even consider me?

And so on...I just need all the info you can give me about this :)

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Re: Jobs in Japan?

Postby richvh » Wed 04.08.2009 8:56 am

You don't need to be a citizen, but you do need a visa that allows you to work, and you pretty much have to have a job lined up before you can get a work visa. Your biggest handicap in finding a graphic artist position in Japan is that your Japanese isn't as good as the typical aspiring Japanese graphic artist. Your most likely route is to work as an English tutor for a while (assuming you're a native English speaker), then exploring the graphic design job market.
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Re: Jobs in Japan?

Postby 西瓜 » Wed 04.08.2009 3:01 pm

Oh yea I forgot about that, I think my friend had done that also but in S. Korea...Thanks for the info ^ ^
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