Playground Games is looking for an experienced engineer to join the Fable team, working on our open-world action / RPG title.  You will help the Engineering team to ensure the code quality is high and well tested, and to ensure frameworks and processes are in place for them to test their code and systems. 


You will help to develop different types of tests, and demonstrate best practice for testing. You will also assist all teams by diagnosing stability and performance problems, and helping to put tests in place to avoid them in future.

You will be liaising between all content teams, as well as Design, QA, and Engineering, so good communication skills are essential. You will be using your eye for detail to review design documentation and existing test workflows to look for ways in which they can be streamlined through automation. You’ll be responsible for ensuring systems are in place to resolve runtime bugs, errors, and crashes as quickly and efficiently as possible.

 

SKILLS SUMMARY:

 

  • Excellent C++ skills
  • Experience in creating and maintaining automated tests, preferably within games development
  • A passion for automation and streamlining manual testing workflows
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare chance to shape the future of an exciting, large-scale AAA title from the outset. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

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“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”