One of the big gaming company that offers video game tester jobs in California is Treyarch. Let me give you the back ground of Treyarch. They were founded in 1996, and were acquired by Activision in 2001, Treyarch has grown to become one of the most successful game developers. Treyarch’s most recent creation is Call of Duty: Black Ops. In 2004, after completing Call of Duty: United Offensive, Gray Matter Interactive, who also developed Return to Castle Wolfenstein, then joined forces with Treyarch to create Call of Duty 2: Big Red One. From there, they began to shift their focus on creating AAA quality first person shooters. In 2008, Treyarch released Call of Duty: World at War. This company has the solid foundation developing video games.
This company has video game tester jobs in California all of the time, this is a copy of a requirement for a position there.
Ability to follow directions, remain focused and communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Must be able to work from 10 to 7 pm Monday through Friday with the flexibility to change and work overtime as needed.
Must be able to play First Person Shooter perspective games.
Familiarity with Windows and gaming console platforms.
Must be able to perform testing on games and other software to verify proper function, data content,performance, usability/playability and hardware/software compatibility.
Strong written and verbal communication, implementation, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organization, time management and analytical skills.
Must be able to learn, comprehend and apply new concepts, techniques and procedures quickly.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to follow directions accurately and thoroughly.
Experience with console game testing (PS3, 360, Wii, PC).
Must be able to work in the United States.
The work hours are as follows as quoted from there application:
“Must be able to work from 10 to 7 pm Monday through Friday with the flexibility to change and work overtime as needed.”
DO you see these that is over 40 hours if needed.
As quoted from there application:
“Testing is performed on-site only in Santa Monica, CA.”
There is another video game company that has video game tester jobs in California. Can you guess who they are?
If you said EA Sports! You are right. They are based at Los Angeles CA-US
EA was founded over 25 years ago by individuals with a passion for making games. They are still driven by the same passion for developing, publishing, and distributing the world’s best games. EA Favorites like Burnout, Battlefield, Mercenaries, Dead, Space, Spore, FIFA, Madden, Need for Speed and the world’s most successful game franchise, The Sims.
Here is the copy Of there requirements:
HS Diploma or eqv
17 years of age or older
Strong verbal and written communication skills
The pay rate for this position is $7.50 p/h
This is a 12 – 18 month contract position
Here is a example of a position starting at the age of 17. Now you are saying that this is low on the pay scale but just like other jobs you do get raises when you prove yourself.
This is a sample of two companies that had Video game tester jobs in California.