Game Tester - Japanese Localization/QA - Activision Games

Apr 26, 2024
Dublin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Game Tester - Japanese Localization/QA - Activision Games

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Job Description:

Activision is currently recruiting for a Localisation QA Testers to test Call of Duty and other Activision Games.

  • All positions are fixed term, full time hours (35 hours)
  • Contract duration may vary (6 months +) with an opportunity for extension
  • Various Shifts available (Mon-Fri or 4 days on 4 days off)

This is a phenomenal time to Activision. Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favourite thing about it, and they’ll tell you, it’s the people. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance.

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.

Activision is more than just the top tier developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, and Spyro.

Your Platform

Localisation Dublin was established in 2007 and is located 2.3km from Dublin City Centre in East Point Business Park. As a team we handle the Project Management and Quality Assurance of our phenomenal games from English to 14 different languages globally. 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 colleagues from all across the world.

Your Mission

  • Test each project assigned to identify localisation and functional bugs.
  • Review language components (e.g. Text & Audio files) before integration.
  • Identify and detail 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 the need arises

Player Profile

Knowledge & Skills

  • Fluent or Bilingual language skills in Japanese
  • 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

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Key Attributes

  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Eagerness to Learn
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical Skills

Benefits & Perks

  • Finishing bonus: You may be eligible to receive a bonus payment should you stay with us until the end of your contract. 
  • Annual leave: 5 Weeks (pro-rated)
  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Commuter Tickets – Public Transport Taxsaver & Bike 2 Work purchase incentives
  • Free & Discounted Games and Merchandise on Employee Store for Activision, Blizzard & King

Our World

At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment. We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences.

We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization. 

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up. 

Ready to Activate Your Future? 

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.

Accommodation Request

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to

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