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Junior Web Designer

Company: Sony
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows include: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI,KIZUMONOGATARI, GRANBLUE FANTASY, Eromanga Sensei, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, BLEND-S, Slow Start, and Record of Grancrest War. To learn more:


Aniplex of America Inc. (a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan) is seeking a Junior Web Designer to join the Web team located in Santa Monica, CA. A Junior Web Designer works with internal teams such as our marketing and production teams to create and update new websites and applications. As a Junior Web Designer you will work under the supervision of the manager and leads/senior developers in your department, but you may be involved in all stages of a project, from brainstorming to final launching. While working projects, will work in accordance with company protocols, Sony group policies, and user needs. The ideal candidate must be bilingual speaker (English and Japanese) and have strong skills in reading, writing and communication, as there will be frequent interaction with the web team at the Japanese headquarters.

This is a hybrid role requiring 2 days per week onsite in our Santa Monica office.


  • Under the supervision of the department manager and department leads, the Jr. Web Designer will perform the following duties:
    • Developing websites using basic web design and web coding knowledge
    • Update and edit website content, posts, pages, and sometimes creating a new website
      • Assist with graphic design work such as creating web banners and web assets
      • Assist in troubleshooting issues on web-based systems
      • Provide technical support related to web-based systems to internal teams.
      • Any additional tasks as required by the department manager QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

        Your qualifications and experience should include:
        • Must be eligible to work unrestricted in the USA
        • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design or a related field.
        • A minimum of 1 year of website creation experience
        • Write custom HTML, CSS and JavaScript for existing websites and applications
        • In-depth knowledge of languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, and JSON
          • Experience customizing websites using CMS
          • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud such as design software including Photoshop, Illustrator
          • Be able to work under pressure of heavy workloads and tight deadlines
          • Must be a team worker
          • Be self-motivated, self-starter, confident, energetic, and creative
            • Bilingual in Japanese and English. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer an environment and culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for you to thrive as part of Sony's purpose to "fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology".


              SCA offers benefits-eligible employees (generally regular employees scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week) a comprehensive benefits program that offers coverage and support for employees and their family's physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

              What we offer you:
              • Comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage with coverage for spouses/domestic partners and child dependents, including access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
              • Employee assistance plan and comprehensive behavioral health benefits
              • Fertility benefits, including surrogacy, and adoption assistance programs
              • Basic and supplemental life insurance for employees as well as supplemental life insurance coverage for their spouses/domestic partners and children
                • Voluntary benefits such as group legal, identity theft protection, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
                • Short-term & long-term disability plans
                • Paid parental and caregiver leave
                • 401(k) Plan with pre-tax, Roth, and after-tax options and company match which vests immediately
                • Education assistance and student loan programs

                  Other Programs:
                  • Time off to include vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, Summer Fridays (early release), and a winter break between Christmas and New Year's Day (based on business needs)
                    • Referral bonuses (subject to eligibility)
                    • Matching gift program
                    • A wide variety of employee business resource groups (EBRGs)
                    • Special discounts on Sony products, offered exclusively to Sony employees
                    • Employee stock purchase plan (Sony covers commissions and fees for your Sony stock purchases made through after-tax payroll deductions)
                      • Annual incentive bonus

                        The anticipated annual base salary for this position is $65,000 to $70,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.


                        Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

                        Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Corporation of America Sony Corporation of America provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Corporation of America, Human Resources Department, 25 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please indicate the position you are applying for.

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                        While SCA does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there are certain Sony offices that require employees to be vaccinated in order to enter. If you will be located at or travel to those offices, you will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccination status or any indication of a possible request for a vaccination accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.

Keywords: Sony, Santa Monica , Junior Web Designer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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