QA Internship
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Andrews McMeel Universal-QA Internship

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Andrews McMeel Universal is a global, independent, integrated media company providing comics, illustrated humor, and inspirational content across syndication, book, calendar, and greeting card publishing, digital consumer experiences, and entertainment licensing. Our remarkable roster of talent includes dozens of New York Times best-selling authors and Pulitzer Prize-, Reuben Award-, and Emmy Award-winning creators.

We provide outstanding education and growth opportunities to qualified, hard-working, self-motivated, poised, and articulate candidates.

This is a paid internship opportunity. Consideration will be given to candidates who are immediately available and can commit to a 3-month internship averaging 20 hours/week.

INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVES

The QA Tester is responsible for testing features across our consumer-facing products and working with project teams to continuously assess and communicate the quality of our products and games. You have a passion for games, are a team player, have a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

The QA Tester will report to the QA Manager.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR HIRE

  • Experience in Software testing
  • Knowledge of Agile software development
  • Comfort with new testing tools and test strategies

RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE

  • Help create well-structured test plans for a variety of AMU supported products
  • Conduct testing across platforms and browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera for web and mobile browsers
  • Identify and report high-quality issues (bugs) into JIRA and track them to closure
  • Provide updates on testing status
  • Provide thoughtful and professional feedback on gameplay related issues in both written and verbal form
  • Obtain a clear understanding of the rules of each game and apply to testing

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Able to test from the perspective of a diverse target audience/end-users
  • Aptitude for comprehending technical design and game design documentation
  • Excellent communication skills both in person and through video calls
  • Good organizational and time management skills focused on deadlines while attuned to details
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