Game Hive Corporation Job Board

QA Game Tester
Toronto

Introduction

We are looking for a passionate Quality Assurance Game Tester to join our team! As part of the quality assurance team at Game Hive, you will be working on polishing games that reach millions of players worldwide.

The Game Tester will be working closely with the QA Product & Support teams to document potential errors and provide superhero support across all departments. You sit on all ends of the spectrum, to help deliver the best game experience to a community of dedicated players!

Position

What you’ll be doing

• Investigating and implementing new testing methods to improve QA process efficiency
• Actively managing the development process through bug reports, build-stability reports, balance feedback
• Testing new products and updates in development while analyzing and logging any issues
• Isolating and reproducing bugs to assist in the investigation and solution process
• Reviewing game forums and our existing communities to document live game issues
• Performing benchmark and competitive analysis
• Transferring information to the appropriate departments - i.e. bugs to quality assurance, new ideas to product development, messaging effectiveness to marketing, frequently asked questions as noted, and identifying user generated content

• Designing, developing and executing reusable test plans that ensure effective coverage of test cases

Required Skills

Max Level Skills (Requirements)

• Deep knowledge and passion for several game genres across various platforms
• Exceptional communication skills - a strong ability to own and explain ideas, concepts, risks and problems to producers and developers
• Experience using bug-tracking and development-planning tools and software (e.g. JIRA)
• Understanding of iOS/Android testing procedures
• Working knowledge of hardware platform limitations
• Outstanding ability to build and present reports
• Keeps up-to-date on advances in testing techniques, identifying areas for improvements and proposing solutions
• Ability to work analytically and creatively in a demanding (but fun!) team-focused environment

BONUS POINTS (Good to have, but not required):

• Previous experience in a startup tech environment
• Thorough knowledge & understanding of our games
• Experience in QA game testing
• Bachelor’s degree, college diploma or equivalent experience in a related field
• Proficiency in designing flow charts/diagrams
• Ability to read and understand scripts and basic code
• Experience in analyzing performance data to locate and report issues

Company

Game Hive is building a new generation of casual mobile games. A people-and-fun-oriented studio, we are dedicated to creating games that tap into the interests of anyone and everyone! At Game Hive, we look towards innovation, invention and all-around epic-ness in not only our games, but also the people behind them. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company, alongside a veteran team, working on some of the most popular titles in the mobile space.

Perks

• Continuously build games that you make serious impact in!
• Competitive salary and bonus structure
• Comprehensive health and dental benefits package
• A learning fund for your professional development
• A fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment
• Regular paid team lunches, events, and other fun outings
• Great central office location with all the snacks and drinks you can consume

Know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!