Language Tester, Polish
Blizzard Entertainment | Irvine CA 92602 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/29/2013
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for intelligent and highly motivated multilingual game testers to help test our games in Polish. 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.
Review the Polish 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.
Passion for video games and linguistics
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both Polish 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
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 their latest favorite video game in English and Polish. Only resumes with cover letters and game analyses will be considered.
The game analysis should demonstrate applicant’s 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 the 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.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Irvine, CA, 92602, United States|
|Categories||QA / Tester|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|