Games Tester

Reading, UK
24 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about gaming? Do you live in the Reading area? Have you ever wanted to contribute to the process of video games being released? Huntress has the perfect role for you!

Our client is open 7 days a week, but the busiest days for the project are usually Wednesday to Saturday, so the willingness and ability to work at weekends is essential to the role.

Shifts are 8 hours per day (8-5) and offered on based on the client's workload making this a very flexible role. The hourly rate for this role is the current minimum/living wage.

Whilst the role is temporary, the project is on-going so you could potentially continue in this role indefinitely.

The role also benefits from an excellent working environment on Microsoft Campus (TVP) and a free shuttle bus service (Monday to Friday only).

Duties include:

- Following test scripts.

- Thoroughly investigating issues.

- Logging test results.

- Writing bug reports.

- Escalating issues to your team lead.

Requirements for the role:

- Must be available to work a minimum of 2 weekends per month (at the very least Saturdays).

- Must be over 18 years of age due to age rating restrictions on the products in test.

- Must have interest in and experience of playing video games (Xbox preferred). This knowledge is essential for this role those who do not play video games recreationally need not apply.

- Must be based within 1 hour's commute of the work location to allow for last minute requested due to the ad-hoc nature of the client's work.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Attention to detail.

- Ability to work as part of team.

- Time management and organisation.

- IT skills.

- Enthusiasm and a proactive attitude to work.

- Flexibility.

- Interest in game development (preferred).

- Previous experience in games industry (preferred).

If you are interested, please apply online to be considered.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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