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Contract QA Tester

Certain Affinity is growing by leaps and bounds and needs talented quality assurance professionals. Individuals who have a passion for games that drives them to work tirelessly to deliver high-quality player experiences. Join a tightly-knit group of experienced industry veterans working at entirely independent company. We’ve co-developed games in the Call of Duty, Halo, and Left 4 Dead franchises, and we’ve launched a few of our own games as well.

Contract QA Testers are responsible for promoting and supporting our efforts to develop high quality, user-friendly products. This role is responsible for identifying game defects and qualitative issues throughout the title’s development cycle, ensuring a high quality, bug free experience for the consumer upon release.

Responsibilities

    • Test games and look for product defects
    • Document findings in bug tracking software
    • Track and maintain bug database to ensure up-to-date information has been entered
    • Write qualitative reports to ensure the project is fun and balanced
    • Verify development bug fixes through game play regression
    • Assist in the generation and execution of test cases
    • Assist with remedial development tasks

Requirements

    • Six months of quality assurance experience
    • Experience with current gen systems
    • Able to maintain a high level of focus while performing repetitive tasks
    • Expert knowledge of MS Windows and Office applications
    • Knowledge of computer hardware
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Amazing attention to detail
    • Able to identify potential problems and supply subjective solutions
    • Able to work well within a team
    • Able to interact with key internal and external members of publishing and development
    • Able to work flexible hours and meet tight deadlines when called upon

Extra Credit

    • Avid gamer (FPS or MMO)
    • Art, Design or Programming background
    • Knowledge of Premiere, Maya, C++, and/or Powershell
    • Knowledge of database tracker programs and/or game development tools

This is a non-exempt contract position. This position works on site at Certain Affinity. The contractor will be paid through a third party payroll administrator.