Quality Assurance Game Tester – Intermediate

NZ residency or work visa required

Quality Assurance Game Tester – Intermediate 

(2-3 years exp preferred)

Please note this is not a remote working role.

Applications close midnight 23 January 2022

Come and join our world class team!

We’re an established games studio in Christchurch, New Zealand, with over 10 years experience in the industry. We’re all passionate about video games and pride ourselves on delivering authentic, high quality experiences for gamers around the world, working with some of the largest names in the entertainment industry; Disney, Pixar, Universal, DreamWorks & Jam City. We have a relaxed, friendly office atmosphere and value the diversity, inclusion and wellbeing of our people in every way possible.

This position supports the Producer and Development teams to ensure the correctness of the design ensuring that the implementation of the game is defect free.  The QA Game Tester will work with Developers and Designers alongside our clients to create and execute testing plans, as well as convey the issues in a clear and concise way to the development team. The ideal candidate will have a close attention to detail, patience, ability to think outside the box, be across multiple projects and the ability to communicate well with other team members and our clients alike.

 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Contribute in Scrum Team meetings
  • Test all aspects of gameplay for potential bugs and crashes
  • Approach gameplay from various profiles and perspectives to help fine-tune balance and usability
  • Note issues with game balance, translation errors and documentation
  • Note issues across various hardware platforms and devices
  • Make clear and concise recommendations to improve gameplay flow and enjoyment
  • Write User Test Cases for stories, bugs and features
  • Create and maintain Regression Test Suites

Your skills:

  • A passion for good testing practices – detail oriented, adherence to client standards
  • Worked within an agile development environment – daily standups, retrospectives
  • Evidence of computer programming background and experience with backend systems
  • Basic knowledge of code – writing code not necessary
  • Experience in testing mobile and web applications
  • Knowledge of IOS/Android Operating systems
  • Proficient ability with English language – must be highly fluent due to client meeting requirements

You:

  • Enjoy a fast paced environment, multi-tasking over projects
  • Enjoy working with teams made up of a diverse range of people and skill sets.
  • Able to work on-site with the rest of the studio in central Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Proficient ability with English language – must be highly fluent due to client meeting requirements
  • Able to learn and improve on the job.
  • Have great interpersonal skills – you should be able to discuss problems and how you might solve them after each iteration.
  • Should have a love for video games!

Why work for CFix?

We value YOU, your work/life balance, your diversity, your growth and development and your overall well being. We offer flexible working conditions, competitive pay rates, free medical insurance, EAP services, and the chance to work with a bunch of like-minded individuals that know how to make fun whilst having fun. 

What to include in your application

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV / resume showing evidence of your skills and experience

Target Timeline

  •         24/25 January – Notification for shortlisted/unsuccessful applicants.
  •         26/27/28 January – Technical Interviews end.
  •         1 / 2 Feb Executive/Final Interviews end
  •         3 / 4 Feb Offers made

Applications close

January 23, 2022

Related information

https://www.seek.co.nz/job/55521110