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Company Name:
Blizzard Entertainment
Location:
Irvine, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Tester/QA
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Not Applicable
Education:
High School or equivalent

Language Tester, Brazilian Portuguese

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for intelligent and highly motivated multilingual game testers to help test our games in Brazilian Portuguese. Job duties include documenting bugs, working closely with a team of translators, testing games for hours upon hours. An ideal candidate is a hardcore gamer with a localization background, or an individual with a  higher education in a language-related discipline, who is good at both finding bugs and describing them in an organized and clear fashion. Language testers must be able to work full-time at our headquarters in Irvine, California. Applicants must also be available to work extended hours and weekends when necessary, to meet project deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Review the Brazilian Portuguese translation of Blizzard Entertainment games.
  • Ensure consistency with the glossary between games and other projects.
  • Perform quality assurance for Blizzard Entertainment games and other projects.
  • Review localized material and provide regular feedback to Project Leads and Supervisors.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Passion for video games and linguistics
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both Brazilian Portuguese and English
  • Excellent knowledge of fantasy and/or science fiction worlds and an understanding of Blizzard Entertainment games
  • Willing to work extended hours
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong motivation and a high level of commitment

Pluses

  • Previous experience in video game localization or video game quality assurance
  • Higher education in language-related disciplines and / or work experience as a professional translator
  • Excellent knowledge of Blizzard Entertainment games

Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter (with language proficiency), (ii) a resume, and (iii) a mock game analysis of your latest favorite video game in English and Brazilian Portuguese. Only resumes with cover letters and game analyses will be considered.

  • The game analysis should demonstrate your understanding of the game play mechanics and relationships to the design and implementation of the game.
  • The game analysis should be on either a computer game or console game. Please limit your game analysis to no longer than 5 pages (the average length of an analysis is approximately 3 pages). 
  • This game analysis should not be a game made by Blizzard Entertainment. 

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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