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Arkane Studios
49 Quai Rambaud
CS 50164
69285 Lyon Cedex 02

Date : 19.03.2019
Reference : AFJV-ETES176-15518

Arkane Studios

Arkane Studios est une société leader dans le développement de jeux vidéo depuis 1999. Le studio est situé en plein centre de Lyon et fait partie d'un groupe d'édition international, ZeniMax Media, dont le siège est aux Etats-Unis.
Arkane Studios recrutement

Dev Tester

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Answering to the QA Manager, the Dev Tester will participate to any kind of tests, from early playtests to functionality, performances, compatibility and pre-certification tests.

His / Her main responsibilities will include :
  • Find defects in the software (Game/engine/tools)
  • Fulfill testing requests, identify bugs, and report results back to team
  • Enter high-quality bug reports based on department standards into bug tracking system
  • Regress resolved bugs to verify fixes
  • Be involved in daily scrum process
  • Be prepared to provide insight as to the playability of a title
  • Provide both objective and subjective feedback on gameplay-related issues in both verbal and written forms
  • Assist in escalating game issues and concerns with peers and to senior team members
Depending on the production phases and challenges, the tester can also be involved in building solutions, running attached debugger, placing breakpoints, analyzing call stacks to GUR/UX brainstorm or organizing playtest sessions

Candidate Profile

Requirements :
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) and QA's role within it
  • Ability to learn new concepts and processes quickly, and apply those to game testing
  • Able to follow direction and complete assigned work in a timely manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on having excellent interpersonal communication ability
  • Good organizational skills and ability to remain focused
  • 2-5 years of professional testing experience, with at least one shipped title
  • Experience with testing in PC and console environments
  • Previous experience within the games industry
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Basic notions in script/programming language are is a plus
  • A first experience in AAA titles, Multiplayer, VR and GAaS is a plus

Additional Information

Working as an Arkanite
  • Comprehensive benefits package, incl. private medical insurance, flex hours, up to 30 paid vacations days per year, sports program, transport compensation, onboarding program, free Fridays etc.
  • Professional and relaxed working atmosphere
  • Modern studio located in the trendy area of Lyon Confluence, a hot spot for nature, sports, food, and music
  • International work culture
Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999.
Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.


Resume, motivation letter, references, web site (if relevant)
To: Responsable du recrutement