Localization Academy

Freelance Functional Games Tester (Entry Level)

⚠️ This job was posted more than 2 weeks ago and may no longer be active

TransPerfect is a leading provider of bespoke and flexible videogame services, offering a wide range of solutions including translation, functional and localization game testing, certification testing, focus group and playtesting, player support and community management, cybersecurity and penetration testing, tool development, art design, game writing, GDPR consultancy, and voice-over recording. With over 1000 well-known global games developers and publishers as our clients, we are committed to staying at the forefront of technology, immersing ourselves in global gaming culture and trends, and hiring the most qualified and dynamic talent in the industry.

We take pride in our flexibility and dedication to providing comprehensive services to ensure our clients’ games receive thorough care from conception to release and beyond. With offices located around the world, we have positioned ourselves to develop an in-depth understanding of every facet of gaming culture. At the same time, we are passionate gamers ourselves, with a love for the industry that fuels everything we do. This gives us the crucial knowledge needed to bring games to wider audiences worldwide.

If you’re passionate about the gaming industry and want to join a dynamic team of professionals, we would like to hear from you!


The Functional Games Tester is responsible for ensuring the correct functionality, performance, and overall quality of video games in various stages of development by performing manual testing or executing automated scripts across different gaming platforms. In this role, you will work as part of a game testing team to identify, report, and follow up on issues affecting the functionality of the game.

The Functional Games Tester will report to the Functional Test Lead.

Position responsibilities:

  • Testing video games to identify and isolate issues impacting the overall gaming user experience.
  • Follow and complete Test Cases and/or Checklists to perform targeted testing and execute relevant testing processes and procedures.
  • Reporting and verifying issues found during testing using different databases.
  • Writing bug descriptions following company standards and client specifications.
  • Working as part of a team, communicating, sharing knowledge and further testing information through provided shared chat channels.
  • Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for the role and assigned under the project.


  • Passion for the video games industry.
  • Good command of the English language (instructions, testing documentation, team communications will all be in English).
  • Excellent attention to detail, “can-do” attitude, as well as great work ethics.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work well under pressure.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Understanding of digital technologies (mobile, tablets, browser tools, etc.).


  • Experience with video game or software quality assurance.
  • Familiarity with different testing methodologies.
  • Familiarity with bug tracking databases (e.g.: JIRA, Mantis, etc.) or test case management software (TestRail, Spira Test, etc.)


  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A degree in computer science, game design, or a related field is a plus, but not required.

By applying, I confirm I have read and accept TransPerfect’s Privacy Policy: https://www.transperfect.com/about/data-privacy-recruiting