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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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QA Lead


Deck Nine Games is currently hiring a QA Lead to help us create the next generation of narrative adventure games.

As a QA Lead, you will be managing and mentoring a small team of on-site game testers. You will work directly with the development and production teams to ensure the QA team is properly testing features, content, and builds as they are delivered. You will be responsible for overseeing the QA process for the game and making any pipeline changes necessary for maintaining an efficient team.


  • Planning team objectives
  • Establishing and maintaining bug ticket standards
  • Mentoring QA team
  • Maintaining a general knowledge of the project status
  • Managing testing cycles during build delivery periods
  • Creating test plans for features, tools, and performance
  • Working with other departments on developing or improving processes
  • Participating and contributing to build related meetings
  • Helping the team troubleshoot tool related issues
  • Following through on high priority issues
  • Assisting with testing and regressions as needed
  • Participating in reviews to contribute user experience feedback


  • At least one shipped console/PC game as a QA Lead
  • 4+ years’ experience in a QA tester role
  • Strong in organizational and analytical thinking
  • Technical or artistic background, very interested in problem solving and collaboration
  • Strong social skills for cultivating productive relationships
  • Maintain a positive and calm demeanor in times of stress
  • Interest in mentoring team members
  • Ability to schedule and plan to ensure the team is meeting objectives
  • Passion for the game industry

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with Unreal 4
  • Experience with Jira
  • Experience with coding languages or logic

If you are a talented and passionate game developer, and you are looking to challenge yourself creatively, please apply today! Position is full time, on-site and applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

About Deck Nine

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.

Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 100+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We hope to share more information about our next title with Square Enix as soon as we can.

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. We are part of the thriving Colorado game dev scene and our location offers a lower cost of living and a proximity to countless family-friendly activities and amazing outdoor opportunities. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply!

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

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