Game Tester - Short term Contract

  • Tech team
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Game Tester - Short term Contract

Job description

To make a great game we need smart testing that helps our teams track how our game's features perform, squash defects, get the atmosphere right and assist production in moving quickly. Our Quality Assurance team will be a key part of that.
Having played a lot of games is great, but for this role we want insightful, organised people with an understanding of programming, project management and user psychology.

In this role you will: 

  • Work with the entire development team to track how features have been implemented, identify defects and determine root causes

  • Identify technical, content and player experience issues

  • Clearly communicate and document issues, their importance and risk to the project

  • Be an advocate for our players

  • Use reporting procedures, testing plans, testing schedules, issue logs and test suites

Job requirements

  • Software industry experience as a QA Tester or equivalent position
  • Attention to detail, ability to think creatively and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Ability to create, maintain and improve quality assurance processes

  • Understanding of software testing methodologies and processes

  • Understand software systems and architecture, game design requirements and production

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Passion for games

Plus:

  • Major bonus points for experience in the games industry

  • Experience in creating and maintaining test automation and tools

  • Knowledge of art and animation pipelines

The position is for 3 to 6 months onsite in downtown Auckland. We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspects of your culture or identity you have an important role to play in our team.