Localization Academy

Freelance Localization QA Games Tester (native level of Spanish)

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.

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

Important information:

  • We are building a dedicated team of freelancer Testers for multiple languages. Collaborators will be onboarded under a Contract of Mandate (Umowa Zlecenie).
  • The expectation is more or less full-time work on-site in our Warsaw office for ongoing projects (there could be some projects that may offer the possibility to work remotely but principally the Testers will be needed in the office every day Monday-Friday).

Position 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.

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 skills and experience:

  • Native level of Spanish (testing language), including excellent spelling and grammar.
  • Good command of the English language (instructions, testing documentation, team communications will all be in English)
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required (a degree in computer science, game design, or a related field is a strong plus, but not required).
  • Passion for the video games industry.
  • 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 skills and experience:

  • 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.).

TransPerfect provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

We celebrate diversity as one of our core values and we have a clear goal: to be an inclusive workplace where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are working to ensure accessibility is for everyone.

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