Lead QA – Delicious World

Barcelona

Full-time

4+ years of experience

Talent at GameHouse Job

What you'll be up to

“Drive the entire QA process on a successful live game”

As our Lead QA you will own the entire QA structure within the game studio, responsible for running our successful live game: Delicious World, with a focus on player experience.

Next to that you’re responsible for:

  • Setting up a QA roadmap, procedures, and ensuring QA is an integral part of the day-to-day operations within the entire studio, while proactively managing our external QA partners (Outsourced)
  • Setting-up, driving and & optimizing a scalable QA process for both live build & release build pipelines (incl. automation)
  • Directing, assisting and overseeing testers in testing against design specs, smoke tests and daily bug regression.
  • Creating test cases and revising existing scripts.
  • Working with the development team in daily stand-ups, retrospectives and reviews, making sure you bring your experience to help learn from their mistakes if an issue has affected player experience.
  • Monitoring trends on device distribution, OS version distribution and incorporating a plan how to proactively manage quality.
  • Working together with Customer support on the inflow of customer enquiries and help structuring these issues.

When are you doing a good job?

  • Lead role: You have maintain and challenge our QA structure, build the roadmap, and procedures, being an integral part of the day-to-day operations within the entire studio, pro-actively managing our external partners
  • You show you’re willing to go the extra mile for optimal gamer experience: user experience matters
  • Coaching: You have grown the entire team’s sense of ownership, not fully relying on QA to solve their problems.
  • Proactively contributed to the prioritization of tasks and suggested production process improvements and long term wins
  • When you are generally a nice person to work with and we can have some fun too ☺️

What makes us awesome

  • We are a medium-sized stable company with approx. 100 people that has been around for the last 15 years
  • You get freedom to build out the platform and suggest improvements in a proper big data environment (70 million events are received in our data stream daily)
  • You have the opportunity to move the needle and have an impact on the future growth of the organization. Your work is valued
  • You will get lots of opportunity to learn
  • Low hierarchy, ability to work autonomous without needless sign-off
  • Social culture with good team spirit, eager to learn from your experience
  • Have a good work/life balance and work in a family-friendly environment
  • Studio Bonus: There is a direct link between the creators’ input and the success or failure of a game. Therefore 5% of the net revenue of a game will be contributed to a studio bonus pool annually, uncapped
  • Restaurant card that allows you to purchase a free lunch at places of your choice
  • Employee Book Buying Program
  • Public transport card
  • Language classes
  • Sports program (½ off)

Why you're awesome

  • You have at least 4 years of experience driving QA on F2P mobile and coordinating external QA teams with testing mobile games as well as running various social features.
  • You have experience testing within a LiveOps environment. Improving an existing mobile product (e.g. testing new added features, new levels, campaigns, seasonal changes using data analysis)
  • You have a proactive attitude & are able to create conditions that enable you (and QA) to be successful
  • Player experience is something that’s core to your approach to QA
  • You have implemented automated testing in the recent past
  • Agile development frameworks is second nature

Will this agenda make you happy?

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Daily stand-up with the team

Sync with External QA Team

Daily stand-up with the team

1on1 with Producer

LiveOps meeting

Daily stand-up with the team

Weekly sync with Data Analyst

Daily stand-up with the team

Leads meeting

Daily stand-up with the team

Bi-weekly Retrospective

TGIF - company town hall meeting

(Virtual) drinks & fun with the team

36 bi-weekly all-hands meetings and counting….

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Life at GameHouse

We aim to create heartfelt experiences through our games. This means we embrace different stories, encourage curiosity and open-mindedness. Working at GameHouse means inspiring colleagues in an environment that is not only fun, but also determined to create the best story-driven games there are.

Your Application Process

Found a job you’re excited about? Apply! Send us your resume with all the relevant experience and let us know what makes you thrilled about the job.

First and foremost: we’ll always follow-up on your application, regardless of the next steps. If we think you could be a great fit, we will invite you for a chat (approx. 30 minutes) to go over your background, why you decided to apply, GameHouse in general, and to answer all the questions you would have for us.

Is it a match? Both on a cultural level as well as on craft and experience? Can we help you grow as well? That’s what we’ll try to find out! In this stage you will speak with your potential future manager and team mates. 

  • Step 1: An online assessment 😱?! We believe in our people and want to fully understand what drives you, where your strengths lie and how we can support you to grow. A job should be fun, engaging, and bring energy. That’s why we use an online personality and cognitive test. You will (obviously) receive all results. 
  • Step 2: Max. 3 interviews You will meet Auke & Iris (our cultural conscience). potential team members or stakeholders and you will meet Erik, our CEO.

If we both feel like we connect on the right levels, we make you an offer you can’t refuse. We discuss what you want to learn, and figure out how we can help you grow towards your goals. This way, we make sure you can be at your most awesome, and help us become better! 

Questions?

Thomas

Thomas | Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent@gamehouse.comlinkedin.com/in/thomaslemesle

1. Your name

2. The socials

3. The resumé

4. Craftsmanship

5. Submit your story

The story of your application

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  • Level 1

    The name of your character

Barcelona

Full-time

4+ years of experience