Who We Are:

Abstraction Games is an Independent Game Studio where we do our own games, as well as co-development work and adaptations of other games. We started 13 years ago as 2 people in a garden shed, and now have over 50 people in a newly renovated office just outside of Eindhoven, in the Netherlands.

We encourage an open and collaborative atmosphere. We surround ourselves with incredibly talented people who naturally promote a culture of discovery and innovation.

We are currently working on a new IP that we’re not quite ready to talk about here, but we are really excited about it! Additionally, we also do co-development work. As a small company, you’ll have a chance to work on many different projects.

Some of our previous successes are Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, Baldur’s Gate 3, Surviving Mars, Frostpunk, Hotline Miami 1&2, Broforce, and many more!

Where We Are:

Eindhoven is the tech center of The Netherlands and a thriving international city. It is very modern, progressive, and diverse. Small enough to explore on a bicycle, and large enough to house the technology university, a top-tier football team, and the longest bar and restaurant street in the country.

In this role you'll:

  • Hit the ground running, must be able to work independently
  • Test applications across multiple platforms (Consoles and PC/Mac/Linux):
    • functional testing throughout the product
    • is responsible for testing all products to ensure compliance with all platform requirements.
    • must have good to excellent knowledge of
      • PlayStation 4 & 5 TRCs, Xbox, Nintendo Lotcheck, and Google Stadia Guidelines
    • Platform Submission processes
  • Testing
    • Report all bugs encountered during testing, and thoroughly investigate reproduction steps and rates
      • Bugs must contain all relevant information and are clearly described
    • Verify bugs marked as fixed/resolved against newer builds
  • Participate in daily stand-ups that involve QA, Developers, clients, and external vendors
  • Provide clear and concise critical analysis and feedback when requested
  • Behave in an appropriate manner in the workplace (remotely/onsite)
  • Work closely with the development teams
  • Ensure all company property is used correctly, and report any misuse to the relevant person/s
  • Comply with company security policies at all times

Must have skills:

  • Have 3+ years of experience in the capacity of QA Tester in the gaming industry
  • Have the ability to concisely present complex information via bug reports
  • Have excellent attention to detail, maintaining diligence and focus for extended periods of time
  • Have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and work to deadlines
  • Have the ability to express thoughts and opinions openly and constructively
  • Have the ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Keep the fire burning - Must be able to handle various situations, criticism of QA without reacting in a negative manner
  • Have the ability to work productively, collaboratively, and communicate effectively with people at all levels of the company
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication
  • Be reliable and punctual

Work location and time zone:

  • Working remotely and onsite (post-COVID-19) after the probation period has passed
  • Your working hours will be within the European time zone (CET)

Team culture:

Embrace our core values:

  • Go beyond boundaries
    • Use the First Principles Approach.
    • Take nothing at face value.
    • Define your own path around obstacles.
    • Embrace ideas that almost anyone would consider outrageous.
  • Excel
    • Perform exceptionally well.
    • Strive for symmetry (or intentional dissymmetry), beauty, and polish.
    • Craft meticulously. Don’t stop when “it’s good enough…”.
    • Move mountains.
  • Be nice
    • Apply the Most Respectful Interpretation approach with one another.
    • Maintain a safe environment for us, our partners, and consumers.
    • Be transparent and do not keep up appearances.
    • Be candid and call out someone’s mistake but be nice about it. If you haven’t learned how to do this yet, learn it now.
    • Be respectful of other people’s time. Be punctual, prepared, and brief.
  • Grow
    • Seek hard problems to solve.
    • Be better than yesterday.
    • Step out of your comfort zone often, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.
    • Fail fast to succeed sooner.
    • Challenge each other to keep growing.
    • Blame none other but yourself, embrace failure and move on.