QA Tester

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - UK & Europe

Job Title QA Tester
Job Category QA Tester
Job Description QA Tester

Salary DOE + performance related bonus. 

What We are Looking For:
We are looking for an individual to provide constant support to the Development and Production teams by ensuring all changes submitted to the game are functional and to the expected quality level. Other responsibilities for the role will include creating and maintaining terminology databases/glossaries for game contents which may include but will not be limited to both new and old features and sub-features.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Working with game team Software Engineers, artists and production team to eliminate issues before change lists integration and to validate that features have reached the targeted quality levels
  • Compile trackers and reports for regression, checklists and coverage
  • Responsible for a few specific areas of the game and create Test-Plans and Test-Cases based on provided production expectations containing accurate verification points. Including edge case test scenarios and potential knock-on issues over other areas that could be impacted by specific integrations
  • Analyze the information provided by the Development and Production Teams and be able to identify risk areas
  • Find and enter high-quality issues based on department standards and perform edge case scenario tests to ensure fixes have no knock-on effects.
  • Interface on a daily basis with the domain experts – development and production team – and provided high quality support and accurate feedback
  • Verify pre-integration change lists for issue fixing, feature changes or tuning

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • At least one year experience in a QA position on either Mobile or Console
  • Previous experience working in the games industry
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and to meet given deadlines
  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Interest and knowledge of mobile platforms (Amazon, Google Play, Apple)
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Previous experience with black-box testing
  • Previous experience with issue tracking databases (JIRA, Hansoft, DevTrack, Mantis etc.)
  • Good troubleshooting skills

Desirable, but not essential skills:
  • Previous Quality Assurance experience with Freemium mobile games
  • Previous Quality Assurance experience in testing social mobile games
  • Passionate and experienced social mobile games player
  • Has the testing knowledge to provide constructive feedback to address challenges that come up within the project
  • Experience with platform specific (Apple, Google Play, Amazon) Certification testing

Why Choose Us?

  • Competitive salary with quarterly bonus scheme.
  • Flexible work hours
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension and Gym Membership
  • The chance to work with a fun group of developers!

This is a permanent position in Nottingham. Applicants should send their CV and covering letter to to the level of interest we are currently unable to sponsor work visa applications for this role.

Many thanks for your interest

About Lockwood:
Lockwood Publishing is one of the leading independent UK mobile games companies. Our most successful product to date is a 3D virtual world on mobile called Avakin Life.We want to hear from talented and passionate developers who can help us implement our incredibly exciting and ambitious road-map. As part of the team at Lockwood, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your design expertise. Our working environment is extremely open, and all team members have complete access to any metrics they wish. We hold regular company-wide briefings to ensure team members and departments are aware of the direct impact their efforts have on the progress of the project. Best of all, because we believe team members deserve more than a pat on the back for their effort, we offer a bonus scheme that pays out 50% of any increase in record quarterly profits directly to the team.
Salary DOE
Location Nottingham, UK & Europe
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 28/11/2017
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