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German LQA Tester

  • Role: German LQA Tester
  • Team: Development
  • Location: UK Remote / Office Based, Chatham

The role

Dovetail Games is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all, regardless to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) education background and game preferences as we seek to recruit the very best from a diverse talent pool. We are committed to promoting diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence, and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. At the individuals request all roles will be considered for part time, term time only and job shares.

Our people can be based “where they do their best work” from either our HQ or from their home (UK or Germany based). However occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

Our studio is situated in a river-front building in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games with cutting-edge technology and on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series S/X.

We are looking for a German Quality Assurance Tester reporting into the Head of Localisation & QA. You will proof-read our games, look for linguistic bugs and feedback accurate findings to our internal development studios.

Responsibilities

  • Proof-reading in-game and marketing material localised into German using standard industry software.
  • Testing software to the defined standard across all current DTG gaming platforms following methodical quality assurance processes and test scripts.
  • Look for linguistic (German) bugs in our software.
  • Document test results providing professional, clear, accurate and complete bug descriptions.
  • Provide feedback to avoid repeated mistakes, contributing to the refinement and improvement of testing procedures and test plans.
  • Work with development teams to rectify errors, providing game-play and game-balance feedback.
  • Work with other team members to coordinate test coverage and avoid duplicated effort, assisting on the training of new team members when required.
  • Occasionally step-in to provide small translations into own native language, help with functional testing and support to project coordination.

What we look for in you

  • Native German and fluent in English.
  • Minimum Abitur education in German or equivalent.
  • Understanding the role of quality assurance and principles of software/game testing.
  • Keen gamer with the ability to familiarise with game-play elements rapidly.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Good organisational and time keeping skills.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Knowledge or prior experience of bug reporting software/systems is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of other European languages beneficial (i.e. French, Spanish).

Why work for us?

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games.
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported.
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance.
  • Opportunity to work fully UK based remote.
  • VISA sponsorship available on qualifying roles.
  • Explorer policy , allowing you to roam up to 4 weeks of the year without using your leave.
  • Half Day Pay Day holiday – adding 6 days to allowance.
  • My Rewards benefits package including health cash plan, eyecare and GP Anytime.
  • Cycle to work and tech scheme.
  • Green Car benefits scheme provided by Tusker.
  • Gymflex membership.
  • Amazon Voucher on your birthday.
  • Branded merch and swag.
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.

Apply now!

About Our People

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By Enthusiasts... For Enthusiasts

We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.

Our Values

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Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.

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Enhance life

Our aim is to make software that enhances life. We don’t make games that are addictive, promote gambling, glorify violence or are discriminatory in any way. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.

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Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.

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Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

I work with a great team of games and language-passionate people.

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