SUMMARY: Responsible for the quality assurance testing of assigned console and handheld games in development for the North American market.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examines and analyzes video game content for bugs.
Documents bugs found in the games.
Writes error reports which are sent to the development team for rectification. When the error has been fixed by the development team, the QA tester verifies that the fix works properly.
Communicates with Quality Assurance team to ensure deadlines are being met.
Creates internal guides and materials.
Uploads error reports to appropriate databases. Maintains databases to ensure up-to-date information has been entered.
Conducts industry research of comparable video games by examining and evaluating competitors' games and creating game reports.
Maintains confidentiality of games that have not been released to the public.
Other related duties as required
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good problem solving skills.
Basic knowledge of video games. Familiarity with games consoles and handheld games.
Basic ability and dexterity in playing video games.
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Internet.
Minimum typing skills 40 WPM.
Overtime is encouraged during impending deadlines, but is not mandatory.
Prior writing experience a plus
Square Enix Co., Ltd.