Associate Quality Designer

Jan 27, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when experienced people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. We love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

What's in it for you?

Respawn is looking for an Associate Quality Designer to join an established, experienced team working on Apex Legends. This is an opportunity to help ensure quality across a large franchise spanning multiple studios around the world. Working with the QA, Design, and Production groups, you will be a primary QA member for our Game Modes team, responsible for the end-to-end quality planning, testing, and releasing of game updates. You will ensure the team is focused on providing the strongest end-to-end coverage and experience for EA's players, and to help EA accomplish its commitment to putting Players First. You will report to the Development Director.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with Production and Design members to ensure that development requirements are understood

  • Report on the progress of testing until the release is complete

  • Collaborate with other team members to increase awareness of testability, communicate ongoing findings from test execution, and escalate risks to the product as they emerge

  • Partner with representatives from off-site testing studios that assist with higher volume test case completion.

  • Advocate and maintain appropriate quality standards that support successful outcomes

  • Ability to interpret & use data visualizations to provide relevant insights

  • Understand how to evaluate the state of the product through ongoing exploration and experimentation

Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience as a game analyst/feature owner

  • Experience working in an upstream/embedded QA model

  • Experience coordinating tasks with partners from off-site studios

  • Experience partnering with developers on content delivery as an advocate of game quality

  • Experience working in a live service development model

  • Proficient in development planning tool sets (Jira, TestRail) and code/asset integration software (Perforce)

BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

HOURLY PAY RANGES

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $54,900 - $84,750 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. 

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