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Assistant QA Manager - Games Industry

Job Title: Assistant QA Manager - Games Industry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 15086/001_1538559399
Contact Name: Kieron Holmshaw
Contact Email: kieron.holmshaw@accessplc.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

I am working with an award winning Games Label who are looking for another Assistant QA Manager to join their dedicated internal QA Team.

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing multiple QA Leads and seniors, offering support and guidance, as well as assisting the QA Manager in running the department.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Overseeing the planning and organising of the entire QA process from start to finish on multiple projects.

  • Scrutinising tester's day-to-day performance and focus, as well as bug databases and test plan usage.

  • Working closely with the QA Manager on departmental tasks.

  • Assisting the QA Manager in mentoring, training and undertaking performance reviews of QA staff.

  • Scrutinising testing plans to ensure all titles are defect free and ready for any platform holder certification testing.

  • Planning, creating and executing risk assessment documentation to assure that all projects pass smoothly through the QA cycle.

  • Compiling a list of defects or any issues of design or implementation during a testing cycle.

  • Preparing bug analysis reports for production and management.

  • Identifying and articulating problem areas within projects and general QA practices.

  • Working side-by-side with development teams to track issues and provide any help to assist in the remedy of any defects.

  • Maintaining a positive atmosphere and strong worth ethic within the QA department.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years in a QA Management role within a Games Studio

  • Outstanding leadership abilities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Imagination and creativity

  • An energetic and flexible approach

  • Close attention to detail

  • An absolute passion for gaming

Please get in touch if you would like a further chat about this opportunity.