Release & QA manager - 10 months contract

THE ROLE

We are looking for a skillful Release & QA manager on a freelance or project basis, sitting in Stockholm during the parental leave of one of our awesome co-workers.

In this role, you will be responsible for successfully releasing our products whilst ensuring that the game meets the highest standards quality-wise before getting in the hands of our players.

You will be responsible for defining quality assurance KPIs and working across internal production teams such as design, art, and programming to ensure they meet the quality expectations of the games. You will collaborate with producers and other stakeholders on defining quality expectations and driving that vision across our game portfolio.

We are looking for people who love game development and who are dedicated and innovative. The work environment is flat and everyone’s ideas and saying counts. We seek people who want to be the best in the world.

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Passion for games on any platform, and mobile games in particular
  • Result-driven and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with great communication skills
  • Experience testing unreleased and released products with a frequent release cycle
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for Defining QA strategy, approach, and execution in the development projects
  • Drive execution of player Alpha, Beta and other playtesting experiences in collaboration with Production
  • Identify, isolate, regress and communicate bugs effectively and efficiently
  • Have a clear understanding of the game development process and status of the game
  • Maintain the bug fix database (JIRA)
  • Create test plans for unreleased and released products
  • Work closely with the project owner and developers
  • Interact with our customer support and game communities to provide and gather feedback
  • Research, plan and communicate with external partners
  • Be up to date with Android and iOS release rules and quality standards

SKILLS NEEDED

  • Experience with QA practices and bug prevention experience
  • A good understanding of mobile games and knowledge about the gaming industry
  • Proficiency in defect tracking tools such as JIRA.
  • Basic understanding of continuous integration such as Gitlab CI, unit tests and testing frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of Software Development processes and continuous development.
  • Complete fluency in English, both written and orally.
    Ability to recognize and report critical issues and raise concerns to production

NICE TO HAVE

  • Background in the gaming industry will be a great asset
  • 1-3 years of QA Management experience in gaming
  • Basic knowledge of game engines

WHO ARE WE?

At Bublar, we specialize in the combination of augmented reality (AR), location-based services (LBS) and massively multiplayer online gaming (MMO) in order to create the next generation mobile gaming experience.

Founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2015 and publicly listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange (Nordic Growth Market).

We bring together the best mobile app developers and the best engineers in 3D visualization, augmented reality, geographic information systems, and real-time simulation.


Our company vision is to merge the real world and the imaginary world using augmented reality to create amazing mobile games.

Take the chance and join us at our office located in Stockholm, where we offer a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the early phase of mobile AR game development. Do you dare to miss out on this gaming revolution?

Please send your application along with portfolio, references and/or work examples (if applicable) you may want to impress us with via email to jobs@bublar.com

We are looking forward to receiving your application

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