Associate Quality Designer
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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
Associate Quality Designer (AQD)
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
The Challenge Ahead
Quality Analysts at EA are embedded within our development team. You will test and document the game during production.
The analyst role is a versatile role with many areas of focus and responsibilities. A Quality Analyst is a catalyst ensuring that QA understands the design and that its features are tested in the correct way and ensuring that the quality of the game lives up to our players' expectations. This role will report into the Development Manager of Quality Verification.
The Next Great Associate Quality Designer Needs:
An in-depth understanding of the technical structure of games and how to apply new testing methodologies. Experience with QA processes and best practices, advocating the purpose of these methods to development partners.
Good English language skills are necessary to communicate with the team and improve knowledge sharing both internally and outside the studio.
Above all, Quality Analysts must be avid games players. You will need an intimate knowledge of the industry, including the different platforms, game styles, and genres. It's important to know the market so you can best evaluate our games against the competition.
- Previous QA experience, with at least 1 year of QA support in embedded environments
- Experience with development collaboration tools
- Understand the technical structure of games and their engines
- Knowledgeable on white/gray/black-box testing practices
- Experience with technical writing
- Knowledge of testing/planning tools
- Experience with Jira or other defect tracking software
- Experience working with offsite teams
- Automated testing experience
- Knowledge of software development methodology and stages (milestones/sprints, Alpha, Beta)
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.
We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more!
Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
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