Lead Production Tester

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production, Programming and Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
20-Apr-17
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. Our recent projects include our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb as well as Gears of War 4. We're now expanding our team for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for superstars to help us make them happen.

The Role

As a Lead Production Tester, you will be responsible for the quality of one of our games in development on multiple platforms. By syncing constantly with your team of embedded testers and getting reports from external QC teams, you will know better than anyone what the game looks like at any moment. And as the champion of the game’s quality, you will define what good looks like with the developers and raise risks to production.

You are familiar with every step of a game’s production and you know what is the best way to handle quality at each of those steps.

Responsibilities at a Glance

Become the primary point of reference about the content and the status of the AAA game you will work on
Manage workload and carrier progression of your team of embedded Production testers
Drive QC plans with external teams, perform triage, assess priorities and provide reports to production
Support the team on their daily task to deliver in quality and on time

Required Skills and Experience

At least 1 shipped AAA title from inception to shipping with a development studio
Previous experience with TRC’s/Compliance testing
Good understanding of the bug tracking process and software involved
Ability to plan and prioritise work within severe time constraints in a high pressure environment
Excellent 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
Be able to provide support and training to more junior members of the team
Flexibility in regard to hours of work

Desired Skills and Experience

Knowledge of a large panel of QA methodologies: automated, embedded, exploratory, agile, destructive, 3 amigos…
Post launch support experience
Experienced gamer, across various platforms (PC and Consoles)
Good knowledge of PC software and hardware
Basic knowledge of programming languages
Computer games technology degree

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 programme
- 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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