QA Lead

  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: Competitive salary

Job specification


Overall Position Responsibilities:

  • To  own the all QA processes and the QA pipeline at Preloaded and ensure that it is always executed to the highest standard
  • To test products and validate fixes
  • To be fully billable on projects as assigned by the Production Team .
  • Maintain all external relationships and products in regards to testing
  • To provide support across all projects, as directed

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily regression testing and smoke testing, whilst ensuring build stability across multiple projects.
  • Oversee meticulous logging and organisation of bugs across multiple channels and bug tracking software packages.
  • Manage and organise any user research testing sessions alongside clients where necessary.
  • Ensure bugs are triaged every morning on active projects and ‘own the live projects.
  • Ensure all project testing needs are booked in advance.
  • Ensure all testers are co-ordinated and invoiced corrected for each project.
  • Ensure testing plans are created and maintained for all projects.
  • Ensure testing processes are maintained and managed alongside all other disciplines.
  • Ensure all changes in the QA disciplines are communicated to key stakeholders frequently.
  • Ensure any issues affecting test are flagged in a timely manner and resolved.
  • Ensure risk for QA is tracked and mitigated alongside the production team for all projects
  • To create and Establish and maintain test pipelines and process for all releases in partnership with outsourcers and internal testing teams.
  • Work closely with all disciplines, especially tech and design on devising and owning all testing plans for all areas of the games and apps that Preloaded develop
  • Ensure the buy in from the Development Team on the testing of all games and apps
  • Working closely with design and code to highlight feature weaknesses and areas for improvement during testing.
  • Oversee maintenance of all testing tools and equipment in the Preloaded studio.
  • Generate weekly testing reports to key stakeholders

Experience Required:

  • Experience releasing mobile games is absolutely essential to be considered for this role.
  • Extensive QA experience, including setting realistic QA estimates and creating test plans
  • Experience of working across multiple projects at one time in a busy studio
  • Excellent communication skills, and experience of working with remote testers
  • Successful communication project risks to assigned producer
  • At least one title shipped on console or mobile platforms.
  • Experience in JIRA or Hansoft.
  • Experience of working in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Fan of games


Work with the best producers, artists, designers and developers in the industry on challenging and deeply rewarding games that make a difference. Which isn’t to mention the competitive salary, panoramic views of London, impressive benefits package and more VR kit than you can shake a joystick at.

Preloaded will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.


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