Quality Assurance Lead/Production Coordinator
Reload Studios | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)
Reload Studios is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Lead/Production Coordinator that will lead the daily quality assurance initiatives as well as perform various production needs as they pertain to our progression-based multiplayer first-person shooter game.
Candidate must be a proactive, team player with a passion for multiplayer video games and VR.
This position is full-time to hire immediately.
Conceptualize, draft, and execute test plans for our multiplayer video game on AAA console, PC and various virtual reality platforms.
Lead a team of external testers to achieve the project’s quality assurance initiatives.
Work with production and first-party counterparts to shepherd the project through development, localization, certification and post-launch.
Administrate and maintain the JIRA database. Create progress reports for management.
Assist with maintaining development schedules and various other ad-hoc production duties.
Desired Skills & Experience
Proven track record of managing QA teams and delivering products on time.
Ability to recognize and surmount technical dependencies that may impact development.
Eloquent communication (verbal and written) to convey key insights and findings in summarized, high-level business terms as well as an ability to effectively communicate with our community manager and game design team.
Experience contributing to project task prioritization, planning, estimating, task assignments and quality assurance at every stage of development.
Knowledge of software development process, project management and performance management including:
- Agile methodologies
- QA management
- Steamworks, Steam submission
- 1st Party certifications (TRCs, TCRs, Steam submission, etc)
- Live service/Games as service issues and business
- JIRA/JIRA Agile
- Bug Tracking
- Bug Reporting
- Task Tracking
- Task Reporting
- Burn Down reports
- Uploading and managing multiple builds and depots
- Managing users, various permissions access and download keys
- MS Word, Excel, Project
- Unreal Engine 4 a plus
Reload Studios is an independent game studio developing content for emerging virtual reality and existing video game platforms.