Location: Montréal

Associate Quality Designer in Montréal at EA

EA
  • Company:

    EA

  • Type: Full time
  • City:

    Montréal

  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Date of publication: 18 Nov 2019
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Company Description

Electronic Arts Inc. est un chef de file mondial dans le secteur du divertissement numérique interactif. La société développe et publie des jeux, du contenu et des services en ligne pour consoles connectées à Internet, appareils mobiles et ordinateurs. EA compte plus de 300 millions de joueurs inscrits dans le monde entier.

Job Summary

Motive QA (Montreal ) is looking for an Associate Quality Designer to join an established, experienced team of working on a AAA title in development at EA Montreal.

This is an opportunity to join a veteran team and help drive quality across both a franchise, and across Motive studios located in Vancouver and Montreal. Working with the QA, Design, and Production groups, this position is the primary owner of QA’s Qualitative Strategy for the title, responsible for the end-to-end quality plan, including both packaged goods delivery and Live services.

This position is integral to ensure the team is focused on providing the strongest end to end coverage and experience for EA's players, and to help EA deliver on its commitment to putting Players First.

What the Associate Quality Designer will do in Motive:

  • Serve as a coach and mentor resource for both internal and external QA teams, assisting them in the resolution of complex problems and growing their skills and knowledge.
  • Develop and build working relationships with senior members of the development, production and design teams by driving a higher quality player experience through tasks such as feature planning, analyzing internal data/player data, and feature/design reviews.
  • Propose, provide, and drive solutions to problems with minimal supervision from senior leadership/management.
  • Develop and drive an end to end a strategy to ensure impactful test design and execution.
  • Understand past and similar iterations of products or services, perform research and analysis, use data and metrics, report on findings, and provide meaningful insights.
  • Support Production group with licensing approval workflows, including capturing and compiling of relevant content used to communicate intent with external partners in a high-paced environment.
  • Collaborate and Drive best practices across the franchise, and share experience across multiple studios.
  • Support identification of technical solutions and automation opportunities.
  • Effectively report progress and status through regular email or face-to-face communication with appropriate managers and other stakeholders.
  • Champion “Player First” at all times, and be advocates of excellence for those who use our products or services
  • Who you are:
  • A passion for games with a player-first mentality.
  • 3+ years of applicable work experience working in an embedded, integrated product team. (Entertainment software, game development, film, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of AAA software/game development, including both agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Ability to critically evaluate design, art, and economy that influence player behavior, with the ability to compile data points into a cohesive, consumable, and actionable summary to senior stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with data driven product design and decision making.
  • Experience working in a live service development model (i.e. sprints, continual releases, content deployments, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of AAA software/game development, including both agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Frostbite or other games engine experience a plus.

 What’s in it for you? Glad you asked! 

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, RRSP company match and, of course, many other perks! And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/montreal

Motive Studios has the Means and Opportunity. Come see what you can do!


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