Senior QA Tester - FTC

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We are the makers of casual mobile hit Love & Pies, which launched in September 2021 and has now found its way into the hands of millions of players worldwide. We’re backed by Supercell, one of the biggest and best in the industry.

We make snackable yet nourishing games for everyone—built to fit into your daily life but with the emotional depth of your favourite TV show. Our team always comes first at Trailmix, and our culture is built on high performance and high care. We strive to be the best versions of ourselves, but always within an environment based on inclusivity, respect, and safety, no matter who you are or where you come from.

Senior QA Tester - 6 Months FTC

As a Senior QA Tester, you would be part of the Quality Assurance team at Trailmix who are responsible for working with the development, product, design, art and analytics teams to help ensure that all of the releases meet the high quality standards that our players expect in order to make a big impact on our first game, Love and Pies.

As the ideal candidate you will be an experienced QA tester ideally within the games industry, who has either practical experience and/or is passionate about free-to-play mobile games, and has a versatile skill set in order to hit the ground running.

The Day to Day

  • Review feature or content specification, provide feedback and create optimised feature test plans for assigned features from content, live ops and feature teams
  • Responsible for comprehensive testing of assigned features and content, working closely with other QA team members and the various studio teams
  • Peer review test plans created by QA team members in order to ensure the test plans in order to leave no stone unturned
  • Provide suggestions and feedback for test process improvements

About You

  • Previous experience in quality assurance within the games industry at a development studio, with mobile F2P experience a definite plus, although having an appreciation for the F2P genre is essential
  • Problem solver with a curious mindset and able to break down a feature to formulate test plans and test strategies
  • Experience with creating test plans for features, both using functional and non-functional test techniques
  • Experience with bug workflows and test case management systems (ideally Jira and Testrail)
  • Good communication and teamwork skills with a curious mindset, able to work collaboratively within a team to a high standard within required timelines
  • Exposure to in-game analytics and content management systems
  • Exposure to test automation and development environments such as Unity and Unreal

Our London Studio Location

At Trailmix, we've embraced a hybrid work model, balancing in-person collaboration and remote flexibility. Our team gathers at our vibrant studio in Kings X three days a week—Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays—while enjoying the convenience of remote work for the remaining days.

Our Benefits

  • Investing in Your Growth: Unleash your potential with our generous development budget. After completing your three-month probation, all team members receive a £1,000 allowance to fuel their professional growth each year.
  • Fueling Your Day: Our kitchens are fully stocked with delicious treats and drinks, and we provide breakfast and lunch supplies to keep you energised throughout the day.
  • Building Connections: Join us every Friday for a team lunch courtesy of Just Eat -  a chance to connect and recharge for the week ahead..
  • Planning for Your Future: Take control of your financial future with our contributory pension scheme. Plus, enjoy the added benefit of tax-free contributions.
  • Unlocking Ownership: As a valued team member, you'll have the opportunity to own a stake in our success through tax-advantaged stock options.
  • Caring for Your Well-being: Your health is our priority. Enjoy peace of mind with our fully comprehensive private medical care, with premiums paid by Trailmix. Plus, access mental health support 24/7 with the Spill Mental Health App.
  • Time to Recharge: Our generous holiday allowance allows you to take a well-deserved break. You'll enjoy 28 days of annual leave, including three company holiday days around Christmas.
  • Trailbreak: We close the office for one week each year to give the whole team time off to recharge and reset.
  • Surprise and Delight: Feel appreciated and valued with various company gifts throughout the year.
  • Celebrations: Join us for various socials and events throughout the year, from team outings to themed parties.
  • Setting You Up for Success: Receive a £250 work-from-home budget to ensure you have the proper home setup to perform at your best.

Our Inclusive Culture

Trailmix was founded to make a positive impact on our players, our community, and our colleagues. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture, and our priority is fostering an environment where people can flourish. We think it’s vital that players see themselves represented in games, and Love & Pies, we showcase the beautiful diversity of life. Love & Pies represents the people we are and the people we love, and we’re always looking to add more people who want to design games for everyone.

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