Opened in October 2011, Ubisoft Abu Dhabi is one of the first major video game studios based in the UAE capital and is focusing on developing and bringing to market successful mobile games for a worldwide audience. This position is based in the vibrant expat city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi is multi-cultural city, based on an island in the Persian Gulf and 1-hour drive from Dubai. Abu Dhabi offers vibrant social and forward-thinking cultural lifestyle. It has an array of experiences and events including pristine beaches, Formula 1, Theme Parks, Louvre Museum, vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine. Having ranked number 1 for the past 4 years in a row as the safest city in the world (Numbeo), providing a great home and standard of living. Ubisoft Abu Dhabi successfully released two hidden-object / investigation free-to-play mobile titles: CSI: Hidden Crimes™ and NCIS: Hidden Crimes™. With the acquisition in February 2017 of the massive multiplayer free-to-play game Growtopia, the studio works on the title’s live operations. The team keeps focusing its efforts on creating further content for its live games and strengthening its player’s engagement in addition to work on other unannounced projects. Job Description Ubisoft Abu Dhabi is seeking for a highly organised and meticulous QA Lead, to Lead the testers in the studio and take ownership of the testing and reporting procedures. The QA Lead will be an influential leader, maintaining high standards and ensuring our players play a high-quality game. Key Responsibilities include: Define and create workflows for mobile game testing Implement test plans for new features in the game Determined to find all bugs in the game Aware of the industry standards and best practises Perform daily tests and own responsible for quality and stability of new game content , new features and upcoming releases Create efficient workflow: bug identification (reproducibility rule and percentage correctly detailed), bug reporting and follow up. Track bugs and offer assistance to developers when needed in identifying/reproducing bugs Collaborate with developers and designers to collect essential information to have optimum QA coverage Provide regular feedback regarding the quality of implemented features Update the team of the release status Advise designers regarding technical requirements of new design features especially minimum requirements to meet 1st Party certification criteria Follow up on 1st party mobile certification procedures without assistance. Optimize and offer detailed test reports that stay usable to target audience. Own the development and communication testing procedures and standards. Know the game inside out and ensure the very highest quality standards are being met Actively encourage the play testing of the game within the company to ensure it is high quality, playable and fun. Assigns, prioritizes and manages a test team’s day-to-day tasks Plans and coordinates the testing process of a game to ensure its production at the requested quality and in the given time Key Requirements: Excellent grasp of content development tools and pipelines Ability to work in a small team with hands on involvement in production and development of the game Exceptional leadership qualities, with ability to guide and inspire large development teams Strong relationship-management skills. Remarkable knowledge of the video game industry Should be fluent in English and should hold good communication skills to interact with various teams Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. A passion for creating or playing games and experience with social games are preferable. Active participation in all key aspects related to testing on IOS, Android and Web Have first-hand experience with Internal, Open & Closed Beta validations. Proficient in handling tools for testing purposes. Able to create professional reports for requested situations. Knowledge of some bug tracking tool is mandatory Proof reading skills in English would be a plus Knowledge of Jira , Confluence and MS Excel Qualifications 6+ years’ experience in QA and 2 years in a lead position A Bachelor’s degree or any other relevant training or equivalent. Additional Information To all recruitment agencies: Ubisoft does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Ubisoft employees or any other company location. Ubisoft is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.