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Junior QA Analyst

9 days ago
Job Overview:

As a Junior QA Analyst you will be embedded within a game development team where you will be testing content and giving qualitative feedback on game mechanics, design and balancing to push out the best possible content.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Create and execute customised test cases

Investigate and submit bug reports sent by our players

Communicate with players through our forums and social media channels

Report defects you identify to a good standard using Jira

Test content to ensure it is bug-free and stable for weekly releases

Analyse content and give objective feedback in verbal and written form

Work in a SCRUM team made up of talented multi-disciplined individuals

Work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team to deliver high-quality releases

Carrying out tasks or assignments directed by the QA Manager


Can play video games on PC, console or mobile

Good understanding of what makes up a video game e.g. UI, loading, inventory systems, the difference between FPS and RTS

Can scrutinise gameplay mechanics and identity defects

Can follow templates and stick to established process

Good verbal and written communication skills

Can attend team meetings and give a good account of work completed

Basic understanding of how clients and servers work together

Familiarity with PC operating systems and hardware

Familiarity with iOS and Android operating systems and hardware

Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and QA skills

Company Overview:

A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.

Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.

Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.

Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.

Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.

Company Benefits:

- Flexible Working

- Bonus Scheme

- Private Health Care

- Gym Membership

- Monthly Energy Allowance

- Generous Pension Contributions

- Life Insurance

- Free Cycle Repair

- Income Protection

- Dental Plan

- Free Fruit and Drinks

- Subsidised Canteen

Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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