Localization Academy

Freelance Localization QA Games Tester (native level of Italian)

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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!

Overview:

The Localization Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and linguistic quality of localized content by performing manual testing across various gaming platforms. In this role, you will work as part of a game testing team to identify and fix issues affecting the localization of the game by making text changes, writing detailed bug reports, performing regression testing, etc.

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

Position responsibilities:

  • Testing video games to identify and isolate localization issues impacting the overall gaming user experience.
  • Updating text files with all the necessary information to fix grammar or spelling mistakes, consistency issues, mistranslations, and several other types of linguistic problems.
  • 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.

Essential:

  • Native level of Italian (testing language), including excellent spelling and grammar.
  • 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.).

Desired:

  • Experience with software localization or quality assurance
  • Familiarity with different testing methodologies.
  • Experience with game localization.
  • Familiarity with bug tracking databases (e.g.: JIRA, Mantis, etc.) or CAT tools (e.g., SDL Trados, MemoQ, etc.).

Education

  • 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.

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