Lead Game Playtester

San Jose, California, United States · Embedded Services · GETS expand job description ↓

Description

Contract: 1 year

Location: San Jose, CA

Hours: 9-5 Mon-Fri

Start Date: January 2019


We are hiring a lead game playtester for a major IT client. The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about gaming and has some prior experience in gameplay testing and providing player experience feedback.


As a tester, you will be supporting an internal game team to analyze and provide feedback on game products. Through this feedback, you will help to define the player/gameplay experience that will be released. Your daily challenge with the team will be to holistically evaluate, digest, and provide feedback for game systems and visuals that impact the player's perspective.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of playtesters to ensure quality performance
  • Stakeholder management
  • Continuous qualitative feedback from the player perspective
  • Written and verbal communication of concerns
  • Qualitative and quantitative feedback on video and gameplay
  • Reporting of any potential risks to features and systems
  • Communication of the authenticity of the player experience over different consoles/platforms

Requirements

  • Previous experience managing resources
  • Prior professional gaming/testing experience
  • Familiarity with games and gameplay
  • Understanding of video game operating systems
  • Strong deductive reasoning skills
  • Inquisitive analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Clear, accurate and succinct written and verbal communication
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Collaborative skills

Benefits

  • 401 (k)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision benefits
  • PTO

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