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QA Tester – Console & PC – London – Contract

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OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category QA/Localisation
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

My client is an award-winning game development studio based in central London, and are responsible for creating & publishing some random, but thoroughly entertaining games.


The team is made up of veterans from games, mobile & entertainment industries.  Their aim is to shake up the current games industry by creating original, fun and eccentric games built on solid gameplay but with a humorous side.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about testing & quality assurance. The perfect person will be a real lover of games, but also has a methodological & inquisitive approach to improving the quality of their games.


Required skills:


Previous experience in testing games, either as a beta tester or professionally
Attention to detail with an inquisitive mind-set, not afraid to ask difficult questions where required
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
Tactful approach in dealing with potentially emotive decisions
Excellent general interpersonal skills
Aptitude for gaining understanding in new technologies and processes quickly
Ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks based on multiple sources of information


Desired skills:


Previous experience within an embedded QA team at a games development studio, with at least one title shipped (ideally through an entire development lifecycle)
Prior experience in creating and updating test scripts/plans and other test documentation
Prior experience working on VR projects (PlayStationVR, Oculus Rift, Vive or others) a definite plus.
Prior experience of testing mass multiplayer online games, competitive multiplayer games across a wide variety of formats