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Internal Application: Lead Tester

EGO | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Lead Tester

Redwood City, CA

IMVU is looking for an experienced Lead Game Tester to join our growing team on a new unannounced product. In concert with an offshore QA team, you will manage the QA process to ensure consistent high-quality deliverables.


  • Engage in planning and call out quality risk early during design and implementation phases

  • Reproduce and triage issues reported from team and beta testers.

  • Create and execute tests plans and tests cases

  • Work with developers to gather clues and to help reproduce hard to repro bugs

  • Coordinate with engineers about test readiness of features and work with an offshore QA team to ensure features are tested as they are available and to provide quick quality feedback

  • Support the release process by managing the list of blocking issues and validating builds as they are distributed to end users

  • Create regular bug reports to raise awareness of product stability and progress.

  • Raise the bar on quality standards

  • Support creation of testing automation such as scripted tests for early discovery of issues


  • 3 or more years experience in Quality Assurance with experience shipping for 3D, live and/or mobile games

  • Proactive problem solver with a proven track record for getting ahead of issues.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail with strong organizational skills.

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and Git strongly preferred

  • Experience writing test plans and regression analysis documents.

Nice to Have

  • Automated testing experience

  • Experience working with groups in other time zones

  • Familiarity in game engines and some scripting knowledge


IMVU is a global 3D avatar-based social community of users who come together to play, interact, and make friends. Far beyond traditional social media, IMVU users customize an avatar representing themselves to express and interact with other avatars creating a greater sense of social presence – the feeling of being with someone else as if you’re physically there.

Today, over 8 million IMVU users every month enjoy the freedom to live the life they create through highly-stylized avatars, interacting with friends in immersive chat rooms, shopping for new looks, and sharing their experiences. IMVU is an expressive and collaborative world which includes over 50,000 creators making real money using design tools to create looks and rooms to sell in the IMVU Store.

To continue our success, we are building an even better way for friends to spend time together, in 3D, first on mobile and later in VR. The new platform will support advanced real-time play and interaction of all kinds, and a marketplace for creators (UGC) of realistic virtual goods, spaces, games and social experiences. It’s the most ambitious technical stack for a 3D virtual world ever conceived for Mobile, enabled by the latest advances in consumer mobile devices. Come help us build the future of Social.


  • Please try out our core product before you apply. We’d like you to understand our products and have some understanding of our customers.

  • Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.

IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.