WithMe | Redwood City, CA | Full Time
The Withme team at Together Labs is looking for an experienced QA Manager to join our growing team on a new unannounced product. You will manage the QA team and process to ensure consistent high-quality deliverables.
Actively own performance of your team through regular meetings, and mentorship
Manage and lead a team of game testers, while directly mentoring and growing their careers
Engage in an agile development cycle to understand the product priorities, program milestones
Proactively focus the team on new features that need to be tested and outline multiplayer testing objectives
Engage in agile 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
Proactively coordinate with engineers about test readiness of features 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 quality reports to raise awareness of test coverage, product quality and stability.
Raise the bar on quality standards
Proactively and consistently evaluate testing process to improve effectiveness and efficiency
Support creation of testing automation such as scripted tests for early discovery of issues
Ensure bug duplication is minimized by having a good understanding the product and reviewing the daily influx of bugs
3 or more years experience in Quality Assurance with experience shipping for 3D, live and 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
Experience managing a test team in an agile environment
Proven understanding of QA methodology and tools
Ability to work both individually and collaboratively as part of a team
Nice to Have:
Automated testing experience
Experience working with groups in other time zones
Familiarity in game engines and some scripting knowledge
WithMe is a new mobile platform that empowers social connection through shared experiences in virtual spaces. Just like real life, friends are able to get together to play games, watch videos, hang out and create. Want to see more... www.withme.com
Based in Silicon Valley, Together Labs (formerly IMVU Inc.) is the parent company to WithMe and a leading technology company dedicated to empowering people to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/
Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners, and Best Buy Capital.
Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.
HOW TO APPLY
Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/
Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion. Our unique differences enable us to learn, collaborate, and grow together. We welcome all applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.