Who is SkyBox Labs?
SkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world’s most iconic games. Our projects include working as a co-developer on Halo Infinite, projects in the Minecraft Universe, supporting the development of Magic: The Gathering Arena, supporting development of Fallout 76, and developing unannounced titles including partner projects and internal IP. As one of Vancouver’s fastest-growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people developing independent projects to a team of over 200+ engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more.
Interested? Let’s talk about what we’re hiring for:
SkyBox Labs is looking for an experienced QA Tester to work on projects within the Minecraft universe! You'll be collaborating in an embedded team environment, and the successful candidate will have strong knowledge of game testing principles and techniques and a thorough understanding of software development cycles.
This is a 12-month fixed-term contract with benefits and a strong possibility of extension. If you are a passionate and enthusiastic individual, our team here at SkyBox Labs is dedicated to fostering your growth and developing your skills!
A snapshot of your role:
- Test in a variety of areas including features, stability, functionality, compatibility, guidelines, etc.
- Compose daily and weekly reports
- Own all or part of the testing efforts
- Provide thorough documentation on tools and processes
- Communicate feedback effectively, both verbally and in writing
Sound like you? This is what we're looking for:
- 1 to 2 years experience in QA testing within the games industry
- PC and/or console game testing experience with at least one shipped title
- Proven understanding of game-testing principles and techniques
- Strong knowledge of software development cycles
- Experience with bug-tracking systems
- Ability to write bugs with a high level of accuracy
- Familiarity with various development methodologies
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to summarize details effectively
And here is why we think you'll love working at SkyBox Labs
Our studio’s success can be attributed to our culture of empowerment, collaboration and personal growth.
At SkyBox Labs, you can contribute to industry-leading titles, from legendary AAA franchises to independent IP, without compromising on culture. As a rapidly growing independent company, we maintain a ‘small studio’ feel with our flat structure, leading with authenticity, and fostering connection.
We relentlessly support your growth and development. From team building through personal interest groups and clubs to studio-wide knowledge sharing through learning lunches, and more formalized programs like SkyBox U, we support our team every step of the way.
One major thing that we’re proud of is that we’ve been able to grow to the studio that we are today while ultimately cultivating an environment of trust and mutual respect where you can thrive. We value our team members’ diverse backgrounds, hobbies, skills, and interests and we celebrate them! This is demonstrated through our broad spectrum of social clubs: Join our soccer team, fitness group, or one of our many D&D groups - you can even start your own!
Work During COVID-19
In order to keep our employees, candidates and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our teams are working from home within Canada, with plans to a return in a hybrid capacity later in 2022. All interviewing, onboarding, and most work will take place remotely for the foreseeable future.
SkyBox Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.
Learn more about us at http://skyboxlabs.com/
Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Location: Hybrid – Burnaby, British Columbia
Date found: 2022-11-06
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