Job Title: QA Localization Tester – French
Reporting To: QA Manager
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contract: Fixed Term 6 month Contract with a potential for extension
Great Games Start with Great People!
This is an exciting time to join us! Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favourite thing about it, and they’ll tell you, it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn’t come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together.
We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance. So if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s the people. Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, and Spyro.
We are currently recruiting for French speaker Localization Testers. As part of the team in Dublin you will work in our localization department. The localization department is where we translate all the text and audio assets which appear in the non-English versions of our video games. Our job is to adapt our video games to meet the language, culture and norms of the desired local market.
To learn more, check visit www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.
Localization Dublin was established in 2007 and is located 2.3km from Dublin City Centre in East Point Business Park. As a team we are responsible for the Project Management and Quality Assurance of our great games. Our purpose is to ensure that the localised version of a game meets the highest quality standards before being released. At our location you can expect to work with people from all across the world.
- Test each project assigned to identify localization and functional bugs.
- Review language components (e.g. Text & Audio files) before integration.
- Identify and document defects in a clear and concise manner using the designated bug tracking database
- Complete regression/verification testing daily.
- Provide ad-hoc translations.
- Other duties assigned as required
Knowledge & Skills
- Fluent written and spoken language skills in French
- Good level of written and spoken English
- Enjoy playing video games on a variety of platforms including PC, Console and Mobile
- Previous experience in QA or a linguistic role is a plus – but not required as you will get full training
- Second level education (High School) or equivalent is required
- Third level education in languages a distinct advantage
- Adaptability & Flexibility
- Willingness to Learn
- Analytical Skills
Work as part of a large multicultural team with people from European, South American and Asian countries. What are you waiting for? All positions are full time, contract lengths may vary but will be for a minimum 6 months duration with an opportunity for extension
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty ®, World of Warcraft® , Overwatch ®, Diablo ®, Candy Crush ™ and Bubble Witch ™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.