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Community Manager, Japan (Contract)


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 04/05/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1450 2nd Street Suite 315, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Thatgamecompany

Dedicated to creating timeless interactive entertainment that inspires human connection worldwide.

Job Description

thatgamecompany is best recognized for creating award-winning, enriching, and meaningful game titles such as Journey, Flower and flOw. Our most recent game, Sky: Children of the Light, has attracted a global audience of over 260 million passionate fans on mobile devices, Nintendo Switch, and Sony PlayStation, with a PC port on the way.

thatgamecompany is seeking a Community Manager to join our Japanese Community Management team. The ideal candidate for this position is bilingual, and has experience working in community management or comparable disciplines. This person should have experience executing in-person events, pitching and developing social media content, and a passion for being a public facing personality. 

This position reports into the Global Head of Community.


  • Build Japan’s Sky Assemblies strategy
  • Host in-person Sky Assemblies events in Japan
  • Manage communications with JP Sky Assemblies community hosts
  • Support in-person activations at tradeshows
  • Pitch original content for Sky’s Japanese social media channels
  • Collaborate with Japanese content creators to source and develop content
  • Partner with JP Branding on initiatives
  • Represent JP players at meetings with Sky’s development team
  • Participate in and develop livestream and podcast content for Japanese players
  • Provide support for thatskyshop’s in-person Japanese initiatives
  • Educate the studio on trends and challenges in Japan
  • Attend business meetings in Tokyo, among other cities
  • Host in-person Sky Assemblies in Tokyo, among other cities 

Must Haves

  • Experience working in-person events
  • High proficiency in written and spoken Japanese 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • A deep understanding of thatgamecompany’s core values and vision
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • A self-starter mindset

Nice to Haves

  • Basic editing knowledge of Photoshop
  • Deep experience playing Sky: Children of the Light
  • Experience playing other free-to-play games
  • Background in live events
  • Proficient in English

    We look forward to meeting you!