QA Test Associate (Design)

Evening Star
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Posted
August 3, 2022
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA

Evening Star is looking for a full-time QA Test Associate to join the team as we create our first original title! In this role, you will be primarily responsible for helping the team find and document bugs that come up during the course of development. In order to create a high quality and enjoyable game, our QA team will also be responsible for providing gameplay and visual polish feedback to the designers, artists, and other members of the team. At this time, we are only looking for testers who are available to come into our office in downtown Los Angeles, but the role is hybrid and does not demand a full-time presence in the office.

Our studio believes in giving aspiring game developers an entry way by providing new opportunities to gain experience in the industry. As part of this role, our goal will be to ramp up your knowledge of Evening Star's unique game design processes and proprietary tools if you are passionate about becoming a Level Designer.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the development team to test features while they are being created and implemented
  • Find and document bugs in a clear and concise manner
  • Perform regression testing on builds
  • Perform QA-related support tasks to assist the development team
  • Collaborate with the development team to understand the overall game vision & design documentation
  • Actively communicate with the leads and other departments on how to improve the production pipeline and tools used for creating and implementing art into the game

Requirements

  • Strong communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with teammates

Pluses

  • Previous QA experience at a game development studio
  • An interest and passion for learning about Level Design
  • Comfortable with GitHub, Perforce, or other comparable version control systems
  • Knowledge of Unity, Unreal, or other game engines
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Bug Tracker, Google Suite, Confluence

Evening Star Perks

  • Remote/Hybrid working for all employees with the opportunity for LA-based employees to collaborate in-office
  • Full employee medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Unlimited sick days
  • 3+ weeks of PTO within the first year
  • 2 weeks holiday time off at the end of every year
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

How to Apply

When applying via LinkedIn (link in the Apply button), please include a link to your digital portfolio if you are interested in growing into a Level Designer role.

About 
Evening Star

Evening Star is a boutique game studio founded in late 2018. Based in Los Angeles, with additional operations in London and Melbourne, Evening Star's mission is designing fresh, fun games that stand the test of time.

As a distributed team, a key tenet of Evening Star's studio culture is strong communication. Though we may be separated by two oceans, we endeavor to foster a close-knit collaborative environment. We boldly explore new and exciting directions that push the boundaries of what Evening Star can achieve, while being mindful that good creativity comes from healthy and sustainable working practices. Above all, our passion for games and our unique backgrounds drive us to craft games imbued with our signature sense of style.

Evening Star is currently working on our debut title, a fully original 3D action platformer game powered by our Star Engine! We are excited to be teaming up with Private Division as our publishing partner, and we can't wait to share more details with you soon.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Evening Star is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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