CONTRACT - Product Tester (Retro Studios) at Retro Studios in Austin, Texas

Posted in General Business 21 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Retro Studios

Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd. Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms. Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life. Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.

** This is a CONTRACT position


  • Develop and execute test plans to confirm developer requirements and discover defects in pre-released software.

  • Create detailed reports of defects for development staff on a daily basis.

  • Tests and verifies resolved defects to ensure quality control.

  • Maintaining and updating development hardware for staff.

  • Identify and execute testing with minimal guidance.

  • Works closely with Retro Production and development staff to debug issues.

  • Assists in testing in-house tools used in development.

  • Ensures defects are properly tracked.

*This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties. The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.