Associate Quality Designer

Aug 12, 2023
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Frostbite is EA's multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. Our experienced team from across the globe is dedicated to building new technology and collaborating to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with deep player experiences.. This is an opportunity to join a team to help promote quality across Frostbite and EA, reporting to the Frostbite Quality Engineering Manager.

Note that Quality Designers may also be called Quality Analysts, Quality Specialists, Quality Assurance Leads, or Test Leads.

Why join the Frostbite Team?

As an Associate Quality Designer for Frostbite, you will identify, report on, and achieve quality targets for their specialized technologies within the engine. You will work with several other quality professionals in similar roles to help determine quality standards and achieve quality goals across our many groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead quality related initiatives within a Frostbite domain QA space.

  • Create test plans to comprehensively test new Frostbite engine features, and lead team members to execute plans to completion.

  • Foster relationships with development partners. Proactively ensure their evolving needs are met and they are updated with relevant information throughout the development cycle.

  • Coordinate with Frostbite users to collect quality related data such as feature requirements and workflow insights.

  • Collate and track quality measurements. Analyze and use data to make informed decisions.

  • Be adaptable to incoming tasks and changes in priority. Work with other teams to better understand and mitigate a variety of potential risks.

  • Partner with your QA colleagues to avoid cross-project risks and collaborate to produce group-wide quality improvements.

  • Look for opportunities to improve the quality of your team's process and workflows.

  • Investigate problems to understand the root cause and coordinating with your team to resolve them.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of software development processes and SDLC (Agile preferred).

  • Desire to take ownership of for quality and project requirements.

  • Familiarity with any source control, debuggers, and other software development tools (e.g. Perforce, Visual Studio).

  • Familiarity with development planning tools and defect tracking tools (e.g.JIRA, TestRail).

  • 1 or more years of QA software testing and test planning.

  • Basic Understanding of content creation tools for animation or audio production.(Wwise, Fmod, Protools, Reaper, 3dsMax, Maya, MotionBuilder, Blender)


  • Experience with game engines, content & asset editors, and shared technologies.

  • Experience with game pipelines.

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