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Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

Ubisoft Halifax has an opening for a Quality Control Tester. The successful candidate will be responsible for testing the features of our pre-released games and applications, reporting the bugs and problems, and verifying that the fixes produced by the designers, programmers, and artists have corrected the noted issues.

The ideal candidate can self-manage, is proactive and demonstrates a high attention to detail. The position will require a calm, composed individual to be meticulous in their continuous testing of all aspects of gameplay including small sections of the game that will require multiple retests in search of possible bugs. Excellent communication skills are essential to accurately describe identified bugs while excellent deductive and critical thinking skills will be needed to effectively determine the appropriate steps to reproduce them. The successful candidate will be able to effectively prioritize and multi-task ongoing deadlines in order to assist in the production of a high-quality mobile game.

Key Responsibilities

  • Play through incomplete versions of the mobile game to methodically isolate and report bugs;

  • Create and follow test plans to ensure adequate coverage and visibility is given to each section of the game build;

  • Report all discovered bugs in a succinct and concise manner to be easily interpreted by other members of the Production/QC Team!

  • Manage the 'bug database' through entering new bugs and closing solved cases.


  • High School diploma or equivalent;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • A strong working knowledge and understanding of mobile games;

  • Capable working effectively within a reliant team environment;

  • Ability to independently manage and complete tasks with limited supervision;

  • A high level of professionalism, accountability and enthusiasm towards learning.

Bonus Skills

  • A familiarity with Android and iOS mobile platforms;

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Previous QA experience within the videogames industry.

Additional Information

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary scale

  • Additional paid time off over the Christmas holiday break

  • Affordable gym membership

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision care.

  • Hybrid working model

  • Flexible work hours to provide a healthy work/life balance

  • Summer months bring ‘Summer Fridays’

  • The ability to work alongside an international and diverse team

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore, and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge Accepted? Join us and create the unknown!

Studio Description

As Ubisoft's first exclusively Mobile studio, our focus is on originality and functionality. Creating new projects and developing Flagship Ubisoft IPs. Our position on the tip of the East Coast is strategic in terms of studio efficiency (closest to European and American Time zones), and creativity (biggest game hub east of Montreal).

City Description

Our studio is located in the heart of the city (Halifax, Kjipuktuk in the Mi'kmaw native language) within the iconic Maritime Centre.The Halifax Harbour is in view from our windows, and lunch breaks can be spent on the boardwalk or at one of the many restaurants and cafes that populate the downtown core. The studio culture is dynamic, with communication happening constantly between teams with an emphasis on team building and collaboration.

We Value Diversity!

Here at Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to lend a helping hand. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.