Tokyo Office

a+u is looking to hire an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Editorial Staff (full-time position) to join our team in Tokyo office.

Job description

(1) Editorial work

The candidate will work in a very collaborative environment and play a vital role in the production of our architectural publication, including researching, material acquisition, designing the layout, etc. The candidate will have plenty of opportunities to work with some of the world’s leading architects, designers, and universities.

(2) Coordination of events

Aside from editorial work, the candidate is also expected to participate in the coordination of events organized by the company from time to time. E.g. the annual summer school program, various architect seminars, exhibitions (either locally or internationally), etc


  • Minimum - A bachelor’s degree in any discipline (candidates with an academic background in architecture or a design-related field is a plus)

  • Possess a deep interest and fair knowledge of architecture and design

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (or Google Docs, Spreadsheet, etc)

  • Proficient in graphic designing software e.g. Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills

  • Fluent in both English and Japanese

  • Ability to travel and commit to short overseas assignments when required

  • Foreigners welcomed to apply

  • Fresh graduates are also welcomed to apply


Interested applicants, please submit your resume with photo attached, a cover letter, and your portfolio, if any, to regret to inform that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Non-disclosure notice

All submitted documents and information received will be retained as confidential, and only used for the sole purpose of this recruitment.