QA Lead Online Games

  • 105 North 400 West , Salt Lake City, UT
  • Full-time

Company Description

WildWorks creates interactive entertainment for kids that’s fun, substantive, and beautiful. Founded in 2003 by game industry veterans (originally as “Smart Bomb Interactive”), WildWorks builds and publishes blockbuster mobile, social and online games; including the #1 online playground for kids in the U.S., Animal Jam. Through a collaborative association with the National Geographic Society, Animal Jam incorporates rich factual content about science and animals, and provides free learning resources for teachers and parents through its “AJ Academy” portal. WildWorks is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a satellite office in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The WildWorks team of 120 includes the best multimedia artists, engineers, designers, safety experts, and community support staff now working in interactive media.

Job Description

We are looking for a world class QA Lead to help us develop the next generation of our games! We are looking for fun, self-motivated, energetic people who have a passion for building great products and bringing our games to life. 


Job Responsibilities:

 Establish and own the QA process, recommending and implementing best practices and proper QA procedures from scratch.

 Create and mange test plans and test cases.

 With QA team, perform and lead hands-on testing of our products.

 Proactively work with developers to set testing priorities, identify high risk areas, and support development efforts. 

Know the game inside and out. 

Develop testing schedules, ensure that deadlines for QA are met, and be the point person for testing status and progress. 

Hire, mentor, and supervise other testers.

Manage the bug database and other QA related tools.

Qualifications

2+ years of game development industry experience, or closely related software QA experience

Experience leading a QA team, including hiring and managing employees

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience with bug tracking software

Experience working alongside and directly with developers

Knowledge of QA best practices (Test plan and test case creation, issue tracking, regressions, etc).

Multiplayer and multiplatform QA experience

Identify Issues, follow test plans, and verify fixes

Fastidious attention to detail

Self-motivated with a superior work ethic

Experience using Jira and Test Rail preferred

Reliable with the ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment

Technically proficient with PC’s and mobile gaming (and related software/hardware - both Android and iOS).

Computer literacy, especially Windows, Google docs, MS Word, Excel and Outlook



Additional Information

If you are a top-notch talent and want to join a growing company that only hires the best, we are eager to speak with you. In addition to a competitive salary, commensurate with your experience and skill set, WildWorks offers a fun, casual working environment, medical benefits, 401(k), generous Paid Time Off, and the promise of working on the cutting edge of interactive media.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. This is a full-time, salaried position in our Salt Lake City studio.  No agents or third-party submissions, please.

Only candidates submitted through our career link will be considered.