Cookpad Inc.

Type of business
Operation of recipe service “Cookpad” and other businesses – Premium service business – Advertising business – Other businesses
Work Country
Work Location
Yebisu Garden Place Tower 12th Floor 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-6012 Japan

This year's recruitment has been closed.

Corporate Data

Cookpad is the largest recipe sharing service in the world. Over 2.8 million user recipes have been posted on Cookpad to date and 63 million users in Japan visit the site each month. Since 2014, Cookpad has expanded internationally and now operates in over 17 languages, 60 countries, and attracts an additional 35 million users per month outside of Japan.

Stock Exchange Listings
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Yebisu Garden Place Tower 12th Floor 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-6012 Japan

Job Opportunities

Job Description
Come and join us and change how the world cooks while honing your skill as a software engineer. Our internship program lasts 1 month where you will join our top-notch development team building a world-class product. This will enable you the opportunity to craft new functionalities that make our users happy. Technical areas that you will be challenged in are server side development, front end development and native mobile application developments for both iOS and Android. This program will develop you as a software professional and help you find the suitable level of work that you are enjoy the most.

You will:
- be involved in our development team, working closely with an engineer as your mentor.
- work as a team to resolve and mend problems that Cookpad is facing.
- be assigned in our global team.
Job Category
Android Engineer, iOS Engineer, Ruby Web Developer
Yebisu Garden Place Tower 12th Floor 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-6012 Japan
We'll provide you JPY3,000/ day while you're interning with us. *We have our own kitchen so you can cook if you want. (enough foodstuffs for everyone)
Benefits include:
- Transportation allowance(inclu. flight tickets)
- Accommodation(hotel or apartment) near our office(utility costs and water bill etc. will be fully covered by the company)
-You can use our office kitchen(enough foodstuffs for everyone)
Any of these programming skills as
- Ruby, ROR, Javascript, CSS
- iOS development
- Android development

*Successful candidates need to have experiences with Ruby on Rails framework and are Ruby/Rails contributors or need to have experiences in developing (and releasing) some app on iOS or Android platform*
Language Skills
Japanese: Not considered
English:Business level
Other language:Not considered
Welcome undergraduates/ postgraduates/ PhDs
Selection Process
If you pass online programming test, you'll have Skype interviews.
*there are possibilities to be hired as full-time after the internship

*Only those who pass each step will be informed of the result.
Additional Information
Duration of the internship is around 1 month (starting date will be decided based on discussion between you and the company)

Our strength:
・Popular web service in Japan: 63million users/ month
・Will be involved development for the web service provided in several countries with different languages.
- Will be involved in rapid service expansion from development side(expanded to around 60 countries only about for two years.)
-You can communicate with other developers in different countries with Slack and GitHub
- You can see different user traits in each country
・You can work with talented engineers
-We have Ruby full-committers and even authors for technical specialized book
・Casual/relaxing atmosphere at the office
-Different office facilities: kitchen, shower room, Japanese style room for business meeting
-A lot of free spaces where you can work other than your own desk.
・Japanese language lessons provided
-Individual lessons during lunch time/ after work
・Good working environment as an engineer/ developer
-Every employees use GHE(GitHubEnterprise)and Slack
-A lot of meet-ups and technical study groups

・Basic information
-Employees: around 230(around 90 are engineers)
-International members at expected assigned position, overseas business division (Members are from Poland, Taiwan, Canada, Vietnam...)


Application Deadline
Please see the following application schedule

【1st application term】 by 16th of April, 23:59 JST
【2nd application term】 17th of April to 14th of May 23:59 JST
【​3rd application term​】 1​5th of May to 18th of June 23:59 JST
​【Final application term】​ 19th of June to 16th of July 23:59 JST

*We’ll send you details on the programming test a few days after the each application term.
*When you receive the programming test, please take it within one week.
*We'll contact only to those who pass the programming test for further details on the Skype interview.
Interview Location

This year's recruitment has been closed.

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