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English / Japanese Translator - Japan

  • Department Go To Market
  • Location Tokyo
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Guidewire Software fast-growing software provider dedicated to P&C Insurance market to which it is the leading provider of core systems that help providers engage, innovate and grow efficiently. Our Japan office is seeking an English/Japanese translator to join our dynamic multi-cultural Sales and Solution Consulting Team as we continue to grow our business in Japan. The candidate will be primarily responsible for translation duties along with some support activities to the Japan Country Lead and Account Managers.

Responsibilities:

  • Translation (EnglishßàJapanese) (75%)
  • Marketing-related translation
  • Review of all documents translated
  • Confirmation of accuracy after completion by Marketing
  • Sales-related translation
  • Translation and coordination with a translation firm
  • Editing and finalization of marketing and sales documents
  •  Coordination with a translation firm for overflow
  • Event-related (conferences/webinars etc.) translation
  • Translation of documents (invitation, agenda, etc) to be provided to customers
  • ranslation/coordination with a translation firm for Japanese subtitles of session videos 
  • Translation/coordination with a translation firm for conference minutes
  • Surveys

  • Administration Activities (15%)
  • Meeting coordination
  • Customer coordination for events

  • Other (10%)
  • Maintain updated company documents updated
  • Japanese document template management
  • Some limited interpreting

Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree
  • Understand the organizational culture of large, fast-growing Silicon Valley company
  • Ability to provide high levels of service to colleagues
  • Be cordial and amenable
  • Ability to communicate successfully in Japanese and English, both written and verbal
  • Native Japanese
  • Business – Native English
  • MS Office
  • IT Knowledge required 
  • Trados experience preferred
  • Insurance Knowledge preferred

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.


Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
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