QA Director

Hypixel Studios

We’re looking for a QA Director to join our team at Hypixel Studios, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 25+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.

Join us on our mission to bring players together in an inviting, immersive world where they can make their mark. Hytale empowers creative expression across a spectrum of experiences including sandbox adventure, social play, minigames, and creativity using a suite of powerful and accessible tools.

As QA Director you will be responsible for guiding the team towards shipping our products with a focus on building sustainable systems and mechanisms to ensure quality and stability across all our platforms. You will also guide, develop, deliver and maintain all testing methodologies. One of your primary responsibilities will be to grow, mentor, & support a healthy and capable QA department that is up to the challenges of large-scale games while preserving team and individual health.

We are seeking someone who will consistently work to balance the needs of the studio, game, and players with the capacity and health of the QA department, by deeply understanding customer needs and clearly conveying expectations to all stakeholders early and often.

Who you are:

  • You have experience in the creation, delivery and maintenance of testing methodologies across multiple projects and teams’
  • You have management experience with a view to mentorship, improvement and training. Your team is at the heart of what you do day-to-day.
  • You are able to balance the studio, game and player needs vs. the realistic capacity of the team, and/or being comfortable negotiating and conveying expectations based on that pursuit of balance.
  • You bring with you a wealth of QA knowledge and experience, alongside an understanding as to how to best utilize it in different situations.
  • You coordinate test mandates with in-house test teams and remote developers.

Some of your role:

  • You foster an environment of embedded QA within our development teams.
  • You are accountable for the framework for creation and delivery of test cases by the QA team and the reporting to production leads.
  • Assess and vet any and all applications for QA roles and liaise with recruitment on job postings and the needs of the team as a whole.
  • Take ownership of our QA strategy and proactively improve it over the phases of the project.
  • You review testing bandwidth with a view to managing the testing team’s size and scope with a view to recruitment.

Essential Traits: 

  • You have a minimum of 3 years experience managing a QA team
  • You have experience administering and overseeing bug tracking and test management tools, as well as an understanding of how they integrate with production management tools.
  • You have an understanding of the importance and the maintenance of all forms of testing within the development cycle of games (manual test cases and plans, developing test suites, cases, estimations, and report on durations)
  • You are adaptable to new challenges and changing timelines. You are able to balance studio, game and player needs vs. the realistic capacity of the team.

Bonus Traits: 

  • Automation testing setup and execution
  • Experience with the following but not limited to: GSuite tools (Google Docs, Calendar etc.)
  • Experience integrating QA into Agile software development teams
  • 5+ years as a member of a AAA game team
  • ISTQB certified or have similar certifications/training

We can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual Performance Bonus (APB)
  • Quality of Life increases
  • Christmas closure
  • A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
  • Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • A stable and secure work environment
  • The ability to work remotely

We’re looking for applicants who are self-driven, put players first, and that have a history of making cool stuff. In return, we can offer an environment that values and supports individual creativity and passion and believes in fostering new talent. We recognize the value of diversity in every sense and actively encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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