Production Tester

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
12-Sep-16
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:

About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Most recently, we've launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re now working on several high-profile projects on PC and console and are looking for superstars to help make them great.

The Role

As a Production Tester, you will play a key part in ensuring our projects are free of game breaking bugs. Working perfectly in tune with the development and production teams, you’ll understand each and every game feature and communicate effectively to external test teams for optimal coverage. Alongside Production, you will also be working closely with developers from all disciplines to ensure that features are implemented on time and in a shippable state.

Establishing and running daily test cases for internal and external use
Reporting, managing and tracking bugs via our bug tracking system
Performing regression testing and verifying fixes
Ensuring tests are completed in accordance with project deadlines
Providing feedback and suggestions for improvements to the game
Monitoring our forums for player reported issues, and escalating accordingly
Ensuring that all bugs are recorded in a clear and consistent format, keeping with the standard required of our testers

Essential Skills and Experience
Experienced co-op and competitive player of PC and Console games
Passionate about Multiplayer/PVP, including vehicle based gameplay
Previous game testing experience with a developer or publisher
Ability to plan and prioritize work within tight time constraints in a high pressure environment
Good verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to follow technical instructions
Team-oriented and professional when dealing with other members of the company and community if required
Flexibility in regard to hours of work (If required the job holder will be expected to work outside normal office hours, including weekends and/or bank holidays if necessary)

Desirable Skills and Experience
18 months experience within the games industry
Good understanding of the Jira bug tracking process and software involved
Good knowledge of PC software and hardware
Computer games technology degree or similar related degree
Player focused

Perks & Benefits
Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance program
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.


Contact Details:
Splash Damage
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Contact: jobs@splashdamage.com
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