Associate Quality Designer
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Requisition Number: 170319
Position Title: Associate Quality Designer
As an Associate Quality Designer - Gameplay, you will oversee quality processes and establish best practices for testing and assessing for Gameplay teams, working closely with other Quality Designers and our leadership team.
You will report to the QA Development Director and partner with members of the Gameplay team. Your responsibilities include assessing and communicating the quality of Gameplay features and content.
As someone who plays a wide variety of games you will enhance the Player Experience by upholding quality testing standards, and providing data-driven feedback to the gameplay team.
- Build working relationships with members of the development, production and design team to help us promote a higher quality player experience through tasks such as feature planning, analyzing internal and player data, and feature/design reviews.
- You will have the opportunity to mentor local and remote testers, to help resolve complex problems and grow their capabilities as testers.
- Research and maintain awareness of game industry trends with a focus on titles competitive to the projects you join.
- Collaborate with SDETs and Data Analysts to enhance testing and analysis capabilities through Automation, Assisted Testing, Data Analysis and Reporting.
- Drive quality assessments for the game areas you work on, communicating where quality does not meet expectations.
- Contribute to and enhance quality assessments within Gameplay, sharing within the BioWare QA teams.
- Passion for quality and game design.
- Knowledge of testing and test planning tools and workflows.
- 2+ years of game industry or other equivalent industry experience.
- Game Design experience or education an asset.
Community / Marketing Title: Associate Quality Designer
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: 2021-11-29 18:51:23.937
EEO Employer Verbiage:
We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.
We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.
Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.
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.