QA Manager (Blockchain Games)

Vancouver, BC
We are looking for a smart, technically knowledgeable, and adept senior QA, to lead change within the organization. As well as ensuring all the usual testing activities are carried out, you will be creating Agile testing processes and effecting change within the development teams. You will help take our excellent apps to the next level as their audiences expand. 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced game tester with a wide range of experience in mobile and web app testing. Your excellent communication skills will be of great help as you educate the whole team on best practices. These apps are blockchain based and are exploring new realms of technology: you will need to learn and thoroughly comprehend blockchain and related technologies in order to develop strategies for testing the unique challenges of this new frontier. 

A little about us:

Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. CryptoKitties is the world’s most popular blockchain application outside of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Dapper team members are humble and curious entrepreneurs, builders, and tinkerers who share a passion to demystify blockchain technology and tap its potential to create change in the world. Our people are our greatest strength: our diverse crew flourishes in a distributed hierarchy where personal autonomy and professional growth are encouraged. We value our culture above else: regardless of where you came from, what you studied, or who you used to work for, your role here will necessitate both a high level of creativity and strategic thinking on complex issues. Everyone here is a founder, and no one fits in a box. We’re all driven by an insatiable thirst for learning and development, and that’s what brings us together.
What we’ll accomplish together:
  • Develop a flexible, pragmatic QA process that adapts to the evolving needs of the projects.
  • Ensure a range of ground-breaking apps are thoroughly tested.
  • Help integrate QA testing into build pipelines.
  • Enhance the QA capabilities of the engineering teams.
  • Shine the forensic searchlight of QA scrutiny into every corner of the development process.
  • Help create compelling gaming experiences for our users. 
A little about you:
  • Experience in video game QA as a QA lead or QA manager in an Agile environment.
  • Highly experienced in testing free to play games on mobile, web and PC technologies such as: Unreal, Cocos, Unity, HTML5, WebGL, Canvas, etc.
  • Experience in designing test plans for multiple published games, leading multiple teams.
  • Strong experience in building automation solutions for web and mobile using industry standard tools: Appium, Selenium, Robotium, Calabash, Cypress.
  • Experience testing game play during development through to submission testing for Apple and Google platforms.
  • Strong advocate for QA and a skillful evangelizer for the benefits of QA.
  • Proficient in the use of Github, Google sheets and test management software. 
The opportunity:
  • Executing QA tasks such as creating test cases, testing stories, creating verifying defects, verifying builds, verifying releases.
  • Leading teams of internal and external testers.
  • Mentoring and developing the skills of your QA resources.
  • Working with Product and Development teams to identify test requirements and plan testing for features and builds, including releases of our live games, web portal, and backend services.
  • Dapper strongly believes in developers taking responsibility for the quality of their own work. One of your key roles will be advising and mentoring developers on how to test their own code: Creating and validating acceptance criteria, and defining the scope for efficient testing of stories.
  • The Dapper QA strategy leans heavily on automation from unit tests to business logic, UI and API testing. You will be responsible for creating and maintaining the frameworks needed for this.
  • Developing QA process that fits within this fast-moving development environment.
Bonus points for:
  • Enthusiasm for blockchain.
  • Cross-platform mobile experience (React Native, Ionic, Xamarin, Unity3D, etc.)

More about Dapper Labs:

At Dapper Labs we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.   

Because we care about our team, we work hard to provide perks that make their lives better by offering:
- Flexible vacation & remote work policy - most team members take between 15-20 days off per year, but we have no hard limit
- Diverse opportunities for learning and development
- On-site gym and fitness reimbursements
- Dog friendly office!

Check out our careers page to learn more about what other benefits we offer!