QA Lead

Dec 07, 2022
London, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Our studio is looking for a passionate and talented QA Lead to work with the development and QA team in producing high quality applications for the smartphone/tablet market.
Reporting to the QA manager, you will be responsible for leading the functionality QA team for a single product before release to market and subsequent updates so that the application is as close to a defect free state as possible.


  • At least 2 years of experience as a Quality Assurance Lead
  • Experience in working with multi-platform titles e.g. Android & iOS
  • Familiarity with Apple and Google store submission and certification process
  • Extensive knowledge of bug databases and workflows (preferably using Jira)
  • Writing QA reports in a professional manner for the development team, production and senior management
  • Experienced in writing test plans/test cases
  • Awareness of the development cycle and key milestones
  • Worked in the Agile/Scrum framework


  • Passionate for the games industry
  • Able to work effectively within a small team
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of how defects are reported for the dev team to fix
  • Organised, disciplined and methodical approach to testing
  • Ability to identify and estimate QA tasks
  • Computer literate in word processing, record keeping, database handling
  • Excellent English & communication skills
  • Strong team spirit
  • Pro-active approach to workload
  • Able to work effectively in both remote and office environments
  • Basic knowledge of Unity (not essential)
  • Automation tools (not essential)


  • Organise test plans (smoke, compatibility, compliance, feature) so that every aspect of the game is thoroughly tested, and each release is held to high standards
  • Ensure that all bugs from the QA team are recorded in an efficient and informative manner
  • Manage QA team’s project workload
  • Monitor and facilitate QA team’s personal performance, growth and development
  • Coach and mentor the QA team while acting as a role model
  • Take part in relevant meetings including daily scrum/stand-up
  • Researching and identifying potential opportunities to enhance test process through improved methodology, tools, and automation
  • Respond to development team’s request in line with the project e.g. providing more information for bugs, balancing, validating bugs
  • Respond to support tickets internally by reproducing them, providing further information and forwarding them on to the development team
  • Monitor and act on daily build health
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