We Create *

SPARK X LAB’s mission is to create platforms for individuals and organizations across all industries, in order to make people’s lives more comfortable and joyful.

What We Do

SPARK X LAB. plans to create platforms that start in Asian market which promises future economic growth and take off globally. We are not only creating platforms but also focusing efforts on raising brilliant entrepreneurs to create innovative platforms.

Who We Are

Jun Haranaga
CEO

Jun founded SPARK X LAB in November 2015. Jun has vast experience in the Technology and Engineering sectors and held several CTO roles at companies such as; Bracket, Piece of Cake and AGRIBUDDY Ltd. Jun’s career began at Yahoo Japan where he spent 3 years from 2001. Jun has personally created a variety of web services including the handmade product marketplace, Cooboo, which was acquired by GMO Pepabo. Jun graduated with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan.

Shuhei Morofuji
Director

Shuhei is the founder of SMS (2175, TSE 1st Section), one of the largest Asian internet based healthcare information platforms. SMS has a presence in 13 countries and over 30 different revenue streams. It has either invested in or acquired over 20 companies globally. Shuhei was CEO for 11 years, leading the company to a Market Capitalisation of $500m before relinquishing his position in 2013. He remains the largest shareholder. Personally, Shuhei is a prominent investor in start up companies and has so far invested in over 10 companies. His continued support of the start up scene, along with his skills and experience, make Shuhei a sought after business partner by entrepreneurs. Shuhei graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Kyushu University, Japan.

Takeo Matsuda
Director

Takeo joined REAPRA, parent company of SPARK X LAB in January 2015. Prior to REAPRA, he was a successful CFO in Japan for a total of 7 years. He held the position at Groupon Japan (acquired by Groupon Inc, Nasdaq GRPN) and Enigmo (3665, TSE Mothers). Previoulsy he has been an investment banker at Lehman brothers, specializing in the TMT sector, and an auditor at Deloitte. Since 2013, Takeo has personally supported more than 10 IT start-ups in Asia as a seed investor. Takeo holds an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin and a B.A. in Economics from Keio University, Japan

Hiroki Takagi
General Director

Hiro joined SPARK X LAB in January 2016. He works as General Director at Vietnam branch. Prior to SPARK X LAB, he found the startup related to travel in Bangkok, Thailand and worked as CTO. After that, he started working as freelance web developer and created some web services from scratch in Japan. He believes in the potensial of SouthEast Asia so that joined SPARK X LAB in the beginning of 2016. Hiro graduated with a B.A. in Political science from Waseda University, Japan.

Product

JOB TOWN

Discover the world of IT job
JOB TOWN is a recruiting support service organized by SPARK X LAB PTE.LTD. We provide new services to assist recruiter on searching, management and catching up with the candidate on one platform.

Recruit

Wanted! Founder Member in HCMC!!

We are looking for the software engineer & designer as founder member in HCMC. Working at SPARK X LAB offers many exciting opportunities to participate and create the business and service from scratch. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.

Software Engineer, Backend, HCMC, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Experience with PHP or Ruby and JavaScript in Linux/Unix environment.
  • - Knowledge of RESTful routing and proper MVC architecture
  • - Experience dealing with 3rd-party APIs
  • - Database design, performance tuning and optimization. (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
Bonus points if you have:
  • - Familiar with IaaS, PaaS (like AWS, GCP, Heroku, GAE)
  • - Experience with developing API for mobile apps.
  • - Experience with modern web development (Agile, Immutable Infrastructure, TDD, ChatOps, CI, etc.)

Software Engineer, iOS, HCMC, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Experience with iOS application development (Objective-C and/or Swift)
  • - Experience with ship one or more iOS apps to AppStore
  • - Experience with the test, build, release engineering cycle
  • - Usability oriented mindset
  • - Knowledge of iOS design patterns and best practices
Bonus points if you have:
  • - Experience with automated testing framework
  • - Experience with backend development (PHP/Ruby/Python, JavaScript, MySQL/PostgreSQL) in Linux/Unix environment
  • - Experience with Android application development
  • - Experience with modern mobile development (Agile, CI, Reactive Programming, etc.)
  • - Product design experience with focus on user analytics

Software Engineer, Android, HCMC, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Experience with Android application development (Java and/or Kotlin)
  • - Experience with ship one or more Android apps to Google Play Store
  • - Experience with the test, build, release engineering cycle
  • - Knowledge of Android design patterns and best practices
  • - Usability oriented mindset
  • - Knowledge of Android design patterns and best practices
Bonus points if you have:
  • - Experience with automated testing framework
  • - Experience with backend development (PHP/Ruby/Python, JavaScript, MySQL/PostgreSQL) in Linux/Unix environment
  • - Experience with iOS application development
  • - Experience with modern mobile development (Agile, CI, Reactive Programming, etc.)
  • - Product design experience with focus on user analytics

UI Designer, HCMC, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Experience with UI designing mobile and web products
  • - Experience with prototyping mobile and web products
  • - Knowledge and understanding of Adobe products or Illustrator and Photoshop or similar tools (like Sketch)
  • - Communication skills to explain design decisions and thought process
Bonus points if you have:
  • - B.S. or M.S. Product design
  • - Understanding of design guideline for iOS/Android apps
  • - Experience with coding web products using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • - Experience with prototyping in Interface Builder/Storyboard
  • - Experience with facilitating user testing of your user interface mockups and prototypes to get feedback for quick iterations

Marketing, HCM, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Have at least 5+ years experience working for marketing
  • - Experiene of growth Internet service in growing service.
  • - To be able to consider marketing strategy.
  • - To be able to do direct marketing.
  • - Good at English (both writing & speaking).
  • - Good presentation skills (Vietnamese & English).
Bonus points if you have:
  • - Graduate in marketing or business from an international university course
  • - Overseas study or work experience would be an advantage
  • - Experience for Google Drive & Spread sheets
  • - Skills to communicate in Japanese

Internship, Marketing-Assistant, HCMC, Vietnam

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:
  • - Able to work independently and teamwork.
  • - Good at English (both writing & speaking).
  • - MS computer skills (power point & excel).

Details

Location

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Salary Expectation

USD $500 - $1500+/month
[ Internship ]
USD $100/month (Negosiable)

Requirements

Skills for communicating in English or Japanese

Benefits

  • - Chances to build a great product and become key founders of the team
  • - Chances to work with latest technologies and tools
  • - Improvement in English communication and international communication standard
  • - Chances to create business and service from scratch
  • - Chances to work with well experienced entrepreneurs

If you are interested...

Email us at with the following:
  • 1. CV
  • 2. Link to your credential (GitHub, Bitbucket, Dribble, etc.) ※ if you are marketer, you don't need this.
  • 3. Any other your projects you think we should check out

Access

SPARK X LAB PTE.LTD.
79 Emerald Hill Road, Singapore 229355
SPARK X LAB Vietnam CO., LTD.
224A-224B Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Group

REAPRA PTE LTD

Parent Corporation
Parent Corporation REAPRA PTE LTD is the parent corporation of SPARK X LAB and the holding company of the group.

info@sparkxlab.com