QA Analyst

Sleeping Giant
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Posted
May 26, 2022
Contract
Toronto, ON
Remote
$25–$35 CAD an hour

About Sleeping Giant:

Established in 2019, Sleeping Giant is the collaboration of Snowman and OddBird Studio. Snowman has received critical acclaim from the award-winning mobile game, Alto’s Odyssey, and is considered a giant in the mobile industry. OddBird Studio is a creative development studio which has worked on games such as Monster Prom and Quench, and Arrow Heads.

Sleeping Giant is focused on creating fun, stylish, and satisfying experiences that are suitable for the entire family. Having released our first game Farm Punks, in 2019, our team is now deep into our next exciting project, based on a world-class IP.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and executing test plans to ensure the product meets quality standards and platform requirements.
  • Controlling and monitoring the vendor efforts, addressing gaps in testing coverage, quality, and efficiency.
  • Work with the production team to plan and organize QA tasks such as bug sweeps, retests,
  • Analyze, mitigate, and prioritize risks related to testing.
  • Performing validation testing on resolved key issues.
  • Act as the primary contact with the QA vendor.
  • Provide clear and concise updates to stakeholders

Experience and Skills:

  • Multiple shipped games in a QA role, bonus points for mobile games.
  • Solid experience using Unity.
  • Experience using git repositories and pull request processes.
  • Experience using task tracking software such as Jira or Azure Devops.
  • Experience in agile methodologies, taking part in sprints, managing backlogs and task estimations
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • A passion for video games
  • Compassion for others

What we can do for you:

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Additional 2 weeks off for holiday studio closure
  • Office comforts like coffee, tea, and snacks
  • A small, professional tight-knit work environment
  • Office space in the heart of downtown Toronto, steps away from the lake
  • A flexible remote/in-office hybrid work model

Additional Information:

  • Terms of Employment: Contract (6 month)
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
  • Salary: $25.00-$35.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Be sure to include a CV, links to a portfolio, and any additional information when applying through this form.

Why Sleeping Giant?

We’re a young company based in Canada powered by big ideas. Our objective is to produce fun, stylish, and satisfying experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are highly collaborative, respecting the voices of our entire team. At Sleeping Giant, you are not a timbit lost in the mix but the whole freakin’ donut!

Join, create, and most importantly, GROW with us!

We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every requirement.

Our Previous Game - Farm Punks

Farm Punks is an ordinary fruit farm – if an ordinary farm were perched precariously atop a mountain and made money by shooting adorable fruit out of cannons! Soar through mountain villages, traverse narrow valleys, discover fantastical environments, and most importantly sell your fruit before it expires.

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