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If you're ready to level up your career in Quality Assurance at a fast-growing gaming studio…. then look no further!


We are one of Australia's largest gaming companies in Melbourne and we are looking for a super switched on Mid-Level QA member to join our QA team. If you’re looking to take the next steps in your career of Quality Assurance, and give your seal of approval to all our games then look no further!

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the quality control for all of Playsides titles and being a voice for overall quality within the studio. 

  • Conduct ongoing testing of all current and future releases. Ranging from User Acceptance Testing to Beta & A/B Testing. 

  • Tracking overall project health and reporting it into the QA Lead & Producers.

  • Triaging and maintaining defect lists while looking ahead with the release schedule in mind and assessing what is acceptable for launch. 

  • Develop thorough test documentation and test cases to be used by all members of the PlaySide team during playtests and submission testing. 

  • Work closely with Project teams and establish testing requirements in response to new features, releases and client-needs. 

  • Researching current testing guidelines and processes within both the first party platforms and the industry as a whole. 

  • Assisting with mentoring and training Junior QA Members and using your expertise to help them grow!

What You Bring To The Role

  • At least 2 to 3 years working in a Quality Assurance role or equivalent experience on shipping a range of different projects. 

  • Familiarity with a range of different game engines such as Unity, Unreal, Game Maker and project management software such as, Confluence, JIRA & Trello. 

  • The ability to determine priority and manage time effectively in an ever-changing environment across multiple projects simultaneously. 

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team while being able to get the job done without the need for day-to-day direction.

  • An understanding of current mobile / console games and the industry as a whole.

  • A strong understanding of the game development pipeline having released games and software previously. 

  • A good understanding of what it takes to support and manage live-service games and SaaS products. 

  • Conduct strategy audits to identify further opportunities to improve the way we do things.

  • Think laterally and have a strong understanding of games, how they work and the systems and design behind them. 

The ideal candidate for this job should be independently motivated, be confident as being the voice of quality on a project and have experience shipping Titles on a variety of platforms. If you’re ready to stand out from the crowd and help us deliver exceptional games and experiences please keep reading.

What we offer here at PlaySide

  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options.

  • Employee Assistance Program!

  • Mentor Program. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role. 

  • Half price Gym access! (right next door) - you can wear your free PlaySide Swag!

  • Social events! Including Movie Nights (We hire out the cinema!) and food trucks! Just as some examples!

  • Out of this world referral Bonus that includes a chance at a $10,000 holiday!

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world  - just take a look at our website!

How to Apply

Email your application to

We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows: 

  • You apply with your killer CV and a folio of examples of your work!

  • Quick phone chat with one of our delightful People & Culture team members

  • You may then be invited in for an interview (in-office or via Zoom) to outline all of your past work, and we will let you know all about PlaySide.

  • 2nd stage interview or Zoom call, to meet one of our General Managers or Directors

  • You’ll then get the opportunity to meet some of our current PlaySiders - this is a casual chat and a get to know you session!  

Please Note: Only candidates successful for an interview will be contacted.  Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page for future roles.

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