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Quality Designer

Location: Sacramento, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166143

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Quality Designer

Location: Sacramento – Open to remote work from most US locations

Term: 12 months

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets.

The Challenge Ahead

Responsibilities:

Quality Designers at Capital Games are deeply embedded in the development and are responsible for testing, documenting, and analyzing the game during production.

This is a versatile role with many areas of focus and responsibilities. As a Quality Designer, you will be a catalyst ensuring that QA understands the design and that its features are tested in the correct way and ensuring that the quality of the game lives up to our players' expectations. You will become an expert in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes' Battle system and will test and coordinating testing activities related to characters and ships.

You will report into a Development Director on the team.

You will have an in-depth understanding of the technical structure of games, how to apply new testing methodologies and be able to speak to what tools will be the most effective. You will have proficient understanding of QA processes and best practices, while sharing the importance of these with development partners.

Good English language skills (written and verbal) are necessary to communicate with the team and promote knowledge sharing both internally and outside the studio.

Above all, Designers must be avid game players. You will demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the industry, including the different platforms, game styles, and genres. It's important to know the market so they can evaluate our games against the competition.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years previous QA experience, with at least 1 year of QA support in embedded environments
  • Experienced with development collaboration tools
  • Understanding of the technical structure of games and their engines
  • Knowledgeable on white/gray/black-box testing practices
  • Proficient observational skills
  • High level of proactiveness
  • You can immediately recognize issues or testing deficiencies and raise concerns to leadership.
  • Knowledge of testing/planning tools
  • Experience with Unity Game Engine or similar software
  • Experience with Jira or other defect tracking software
  • Experience working with offsite teams
  • Knowledge of software development methodology and stages (milestones/sprints, Alpha, Beta)
  • Familiarity with mobile game products, especially those in the CCG genre like Hearthstone, Summoner's War, and Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-06-01 18:51:27.76

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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