Full-time, Permanent
Remote in Canada

The Role

Dark Slope is seeking a QA Tester to work on several exciting new games! The ideal candidate will have prior QA experience in VR/XR, Desktop, Mobile testing or a related field in the development pipeline. Our QA Testers must have a keen eye for detail, strong analytical skills, and a passion for games. QA will be expected to work on several projects throughout the week, and should be comfortable switching projects on a day to day basis or as needed. 

The QA Tester works closely with our development teams so the right individual must work well with others, be a great communicator, understand game development pipelines and have a passion for working on exciting XR games & experiences. Dark Slope’s QA team offers a great opportunity to grow in the company and achieve your desired career. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for testing game content to verify implementation of features against design specifications, check for bugs and ensure development meets hardware/platform requirements
  • Work with production teams to maintain a reporting system that tracks and verifies fixes throughout the development cycle
  • Design, write, and execute test cases during all phases of product development
  • Provide written and verbal reports on the state of bugs, features, performance, and playability
  • Escalate risks and blocking issues as soon as they are uncovered
  • Run build verification checklists against a range of devices and platforms
  • Setup and maintain LBE environments for testing

Essential Experience/Qualifications

  • Previous experience in the gaming industry; Avid gamer
  • Minimum one year of game testing or Development Experience.
  • Experience in one or more Task Management Softwares 
  • Experience in playing VR/XR games – VR/XR testing experience is a plus
  • The ability to play VR/XR games for an extended period of time, with the likelihood of playing without optimal performance
  • Must have strong communication and time management skills
  • Knowledge/experience with Unreal Engine 4

Useful Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of Source Control Softwares – Perforce experience is a plus
  • Experience with Jira task management Software

Company Description

Dark Slope Studios is a Toronto based, real time content studio pushing the boundaries of virtual production. Dark Slope is dedicated to creativity and innovation, utilizing game engine technology to deliver the next generation of immersive multi-user entertainment experiences to global audiences. Past games include ‘Scarygirl:Mission Maybee’ VR LBE free roam VR experience for Zero Latency and the ‘Slugterra’ Multiplayer Hero Shooter for Hologate Arena. We are now looking to build our growing team to help us create our next batch of exciting new entertainment properties!

COVID-19 Considerations

The majority of employees are working remotely due to COVID-19. When it’s safe to do so, they may return to the office. However, the nature of QA’s work (LBE and multi-user testing) will require in-person work at our office location. Management takes measures to ensure employee safety at the office and requires employees going to the office to be double vaccinated and to wear masks at all times. 

What We Offer

Appetite for adventure? Bored of bureaucracy? Rearing for responsibility? 

If this speaks to you, Dark Slope is the place for you. We offer the opportunity to work on incredible projects with great people, break out of corporate bureaucracy and take on leadership opportunities. Our employees have a voice in our work to revolutionize the workplace and consumer entertainment with spatial technologies.

Core Values
Our core values support teamwork and transparency that allow us to create more together than we could alone. Through ongoing learning and self managing initiative we seek to improve our skill sets, find better ways of working and ultimately deliver creative experiences that make our customers say ‘wow’!

  • Find Learning
  • Design for Wow
  • Work for Teamwork
  • Take Initiative
  • Interact with Transparency

We are an employer who values diversity and inclusion. We welcome different perspectives that come from lived experiences. Interacting with transparency is important to us in every aspect of our work. We strive for an open, honest, and effective workplace because trust is the foundation of our company. We are open to thinking differently, accommodating your needs to succeed, and straying from the conventional.