QA Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
11-Nov-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 the QA Manager, you will be an integral part of the studio, ensuring that our projects are free of game breaking bugs and that all of our project milestones are delivered on time and to an exceptional standard. You’ll understand the intricacies of the development process, and have exemplary knowledge of testing practices that you will ensure are being used throughout the studio. You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, and be responsible for representing the Production Testing department in communications with external partners and clients.

Establish QA workflows throughout the studio
Ensuring that the various QA teams are kept informed of relevant information
Client/partner facing communications
Managing staff development
Work closely with Production to establish milestone and deliverables criteria

Essential Skills and Experience

Passionate about multiplayer/PVP
Ability to plan and prioritize work within tight time constraints in a high pressure environment
Good verbal and written communication skills
Experienced using Jira and Confluence
Strong attention to detail and the ability to document technical instructions
Team-oriented and professional when dealing with other members of the company and community if required
Intimate knowledge of testing practices and methods
Excellent interpersonal and team management skills
At least 3 years’ experience in a Senior or Lead QA role with a development studio
Good understanding of development using current generation consoles and PCs
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

At least 5 years’ experience within the games industry
Computer games technology degree or similar related degree
Player focused
UDK, UE4 familiarity

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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