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Senior / Principle QA (Lead)

We're looking to take on another QA Lead due to studio expansion

Key Responsibilities

In this role, key responsibilities include:

  • ​Coordinate a team of Internal and External testers through the thick of development.
  • ​Lead the creation of testing strategies and plans for ​our game​s​ and tools.
  • Feedback to Design and development teams on specs created to catch issues on features before they are developed.
  • ​Mentor​ more junior​ team members ​in QA processes.​
  • ​​Assign and oversee test sessions ​for​ junior team members to ensure quality coverage of the incoming pipeline.
  • ​Lead from the front, documenting​​​​ bugs​ with​ concise repro steps​, whilst ensuring the ​same level of ​quality​ is evident with other team members work.
  • ​Work hand-in-hand with Producers ​and​​ the wider development team to ​proactively ​decrease the number of bugs that ​are introduced into the game.
  • ​Provide regular status updates and trends to project Producers and​ the wider​ development team​.​
  • Communicate issues, risks and test status in a timely and detailed manner​.​
  • Contribute to a culture of innovation and quality across all Mediatonic products.


We’re looking for someone who has the following:

  • 4+ years of QA testing experience in video games.
  • An excellent working knowledge of First Party Standards, including XRs/TCRs, Apple and Google app store criteria.
  • Must have tested and shipped Smartphone or Console games and be familiar with the latest publisher standards.
  • Familiar with common bug databases. Knowledge of JIRA and Test Management suites a bonus.
  • Strong understanding of software quality assurance practices and agile workflows​.​
  • Self-driven, problem-solver and a great team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate with the development team.
  • Proven track record for meeting deadlines and schedules.

About Mediatonic

Mediatonic is a one of the UK's largest independent game makers with around 150 exceptionally talented and seriously hardworking people who devote their careers to crafting awesome original games.

We produce around three new titles every year and deliver them to millions of players with backing from the UK’s top industry veterans and carefully selected partners.

You’ll find our games on Smartphones, Console and PC platforms being enjoyed by millions of people all over the world!

Working with us

Above all, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry.

We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.

Working in an ambitious teams we strive to create an open, down-to-earth workplace.

Our studios are based in the heart of central London, Brighton and Madrid and all have their own games rooms and fully stocked fridge.  You’ll find plenty of social events and activities during and outside of work time including game and pizza nights, game jams, tech talks, pub trips and office lunches. 

Applying for this role

We receive thousands of applications every year.  As a small recruitment team we try our very best to respond to everyone that applies but we don’t always get this right. We know how hard it is to find the right role and we’re very grateful for every application that we receive.

Here’s some advice when applying to Mediatonic…

A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about is essential to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

Candidates will most often be assessed on the strength of their portfolio and previous work so make sure you provide links and examples wherever you can.

Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic with at least one member of our recruitment team. 

By applying to this role you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below:

Mediatonic collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Mediatonic’s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, we may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including, for example, setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

Mediatonic does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, being a parent company and having studios in multiple locations, Mediatonic has international sites and uses resources located throughout the world. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Mediatonic group of companies, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Mediatonic with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area.

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