Playground Games is looking for a QA Technician to join our Fable team on a contract basis.

About us:

As a first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and, most of all, fun. We are excited to be rebooting the much-loved Fable franchise and are expanding our diverse team to create a new classic in the action RPG genre.  

About the role:

As QA Technician you will be working with the Quality Assurance team to deliver high-level deliverables. You will use your observation skills to help ensure that all work is bug free and of the highest possible quality.  

Our ideal candidate is a promising QA Technician who is passionate about games, has excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail.  

This is a contract role based at our state-of-the-art facilities in Royal Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place. Relocation assistance is available if required.    

What you’ll do:

  • Validate new game builds
  • Test new features as they appear in game, ensuring all work is to the highest possible standard
  • Liaise with developers to ensure that you keep up to date with the current game design and functionality, as well as sharing this information in a clear and concise manner with an external test team to facilitate their testing of the title

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience working in-house with a development team on current-gen consoles
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • An eye for detail
  • A genuine passion for video games

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a world-class game with an established, talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry’s most exciting first-party game studios.  

Playground Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity and inclusion fuels creativity.  We are dedicated to creating a safe, comfortable and welcoming working environment.   

We strive to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members.  It drives our innovation and connects us closer to our players.  We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion across age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.  

At Playground Games we recognise the importance of self-development, career progression, well-being and retention of our colleagues. We celebrate difference and welcome everyone to join us and to be themselves at work. 

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