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QA Tester - Big Ant

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Big Ant Studios

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Monday, 4 April, 2022 - 10:47 AM
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At Big Ant Studios we are expanding our Quality Assurance and Game Testing Department and seek an experienced QA Tester to join our team, to help with the delivery, success, and ongoing maintenance of our games.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Follow Big Ant QA processes, provide embedded support to the development team & set the highest standards in testing to support the requirements of multiple ongoing projects.
  • Methodically recreate bugs and provide accurate information to assist with fixing problems.
  • To communicate well to all levels of staff within the Big Ant team, both verbally & via effective high quality bug reports.
  • Regularly execute test cases throughout the project life cycle.
  • Ensure that all tasks are carried out efficiently & all instructions are followed accurately.
  • Provide feedback, suggestions, and improvements to assist with the overall design of the game.
  • Provide assistance where required to the QA Manager, Assistant Producer and Development Director.
  • Quality and functionality evaluation of pre-release, public beta release, and pre-tech versions of software.

KEY SKILLS

  • Previous experience working within the games industry, in a rapidly iterative and responsive working environment.
  • Working as part of a team and the ability to communicate well with programmers, artists, and other specialists.
  • The ability to take ownership of project requirements without constant supervision.
  • Flexible, with the willingness to work outside of normal hours if necessary.
  • Passionate about quality and understanding the importance of QA within the development process.
  • Attention to detail is also vital.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Computer literate: strong ability to pick up and adapt to new software quickly.
  • Applicants must be self-motivated, responsible, and versatile.
  • A passion for gaming and expertise in game playing in various game genres, both online and offline is essential.
  • Experience of using defect tracking tools and systems. Experience with Hansoft is a bonus.
  • Experience testing games on a variety of platforms is desirable, such as PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch.
  • Knowledge of Sony TRC’s, Microsoft XR’s & Nintendo Guidelines is desirable.
  • A passion for Sport and sports games a bonus.

The company: Big Ant Studios is one of the oldest and largest game developers in Australia.  Based in City Road, Southbank, we develop premium sports content for multiple platforms.

Benefits: Big Ant offers a central location, an experienced team and perks include daily lunches, voluntary social events, and professional development support.

Big Ant encourages applications and enquiries from women and other underrepresented developers.