Contract – Product Tester (Retro Studios) Job at Nintendo of America Inc

Closing on: Jul 22, 2021
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.
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.
  • This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties. The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
  • 4+ years of quality assurance experience preferred.
  • Experience working on and shipping AAA titles preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of video game industry.
  • Working knowledge of video game development process.
  • Thorough knowledge of Nintendo and competitor products preferred.
  • 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans…valuing diversity‚Ķcelebrating strengths.

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