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Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically acclaimed franchises such as NBA2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, PGA2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, and WWE2K.

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OVERVIEW:

Here at 2K our Localization Team tests video game titles on various consoles, PC’s and handhelds to ensure flawless game play by thoroughly checking the software for errors and entering them into the testing database. Localize and translate games into the German Language. Reports to the Lead and/or QA Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and report mismatches in strings/text

  • Provide the accurate translation, and where applicable fix directly via text database

  • Provide context for foreign language defects

  • Complete daily smoke tests in a timely manner

  • Quickly run through the whole game to check the stability of a build

  • Identify defects, follow test plans, and verify fixes

  • Enter clear and concise bugs into bug tracking databases

  • Test fixes and reproduce issues for programmers and designers

  • Assist the Marketing department by taking screenshots and video capturing

  • Work closely with other Core QA teams

  • Able to work in a constantly evolving environment with some ambiguity

  • Be a positive role model, in terms of both work performance and demeanor

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Must be fluent with reading and writing, in German

  • Experience as a Localization Tester

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Technically proficient with PC’s, gaming consoles and related hardware

  • Computer literacy, specifically Windows, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, G Suite and databases

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum age of 18 years and above

  • Up to 2 years of QA experience

  • Passion for video games

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Reliable with the ability to work in a team environment

  • Attention to detail and positive personality

  • Testing experience with multiple games on multiple platforms

  • Bug tracking software experience

  • Test Track Pro experience

  • Capable of working any required overtime; which can occur during the work week, weekends, and occasional holidays

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time and occasionally lift up to 20 lbs.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

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