Development tester

Reflector Entertainment is a totally new breed of studio committed to creating next-generation content for audiences around the globe. Reflector’s mission is to create Storyworlds: transmedia universes built from the ground up, releasing new and exciting narratives along a consistent schedule and across a wide variety of platforms. The platforms vary per Storyworld and can be PC/consoles/mobile video games, live immersive experiences, comic books, novels, television series, films, podcasts, etc. Our team is quickly growing, and we are currently looking for AAA talent that will drive our ambitious, large scale projects. The successful candidate will provide constant support to their assigned development cell and to production as a whole, by ensuring all changes submitted to the game are functional and to the expected quality level.

Responsibilities

  • Understand their role as part of the team is to optimise the quality of the game;
  • Find and report bugs in a clear and concise manner;
  • Perform regular regression to validate that bugs are fixed;
  • Execute all test cases as defined by the lead, respecting fixed productivity and quality targets;
  • Validate new content, features and fixes from the development team for both quality and functionality before those changes are submitted to the game;
  • Track bugs entered in the database (Jira) by external testing team, and manage the assignment of those bugs respecting internal priority system;
  • Proactively give feedback on the significance of the bugs encountered, the status of the build and your perception of the game’s quality;
  • Work autonomously, prioritising work in accordance with the project’s needs;
  • Assure the quality of production tools before they are shared with the development teams;
  • Complete smoke tests on specific versions before they are sent to Functional QA;
  • Maintain good communications and productive collaboration with all QA team members and the development team;
  • Collaborate with the Functionality QA teams for the duration of development;
  • Constantly communicate issues encountered to team members and developers;
  • Determine test needs with development teams, Associate Producers and Production Coordinators;
  • Work closely with the Lead QA/Associate Lead QA to create and complete test plans and draft reports.

Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience as a Dev tester;
  • Shipped at least 2 games, preferably on a ‘AAA’ console title;
  • Experience with AI functionality;
  • Knowledge of video games industry and common terms of reference;
  • Knowledge of the Windows environment;
  • Familiar with Microsoft-based products;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet short deadlines;
  • Knowledge of console operations is an asset;
  • Good team player;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French (both oral and written).

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