Retro Studios Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd. Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms. Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life. Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.
** This is a CONTRACT position
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
- Develop and execute test plans to confirm developer requirements and discover defects in pre-released software.
- Create detailed reports of defects for development staff on a daily basis.
- Tests and verifies resolved defects to ensure quality control.
- Maintaining and updating development hardware for staff.
- Identify and execute testing with minimal guidance.
- Works closely with Retro Production and development staff to debug issues.
- Assists in testing in-house tools used in development.
- Ensures defects are properly tracked.
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
- 4+ years of quality assurance experience required.
- Experience working on and shipping AAA titles required.
- Excellent knowledge of video game industry.
- Working knowledge of video game development process.
- Thorough knowledge of Nintendo and competitor products.
- Ability to efficiently and effectively identify software problems.
- PC skills (Excel, Word, JIRA, Confluence, video capture software, etc.)
- Understanding of technical libraries used in video game development.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
- Previous experience with file management, bug tracking, product testing required.
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