Quality Assurance Lead

We’re looking for a details-oriented person to help keep us at our best - someone who can catch and address problems quickly and effectively, can communicate with anyone on the team to get results, and has a deep understanding of our production process. Come help us build better things!

Your Role

  • Consistently playtest our levels and help keep builds updated and maintained

  • Create and manage tasks while also identifying, tracking and addressing risks

  • Keep a strong knowledge of our project - both design and scheduling - to support our process and find ways to improve it

  • Establish and run project playtests

  • Communicate with team members about process to support their role


  • Previous QA experience on games - at least 2 years on PC or console

  • Experience with milestone tracking

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Agile and Scrum development software and framework

  • Strong reading, writing and spelling skills

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • A passion for games - third person action and platformer games particularly

  • Ample experience with current generation of gaming consoles

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Independently motivated

  • Excellent communication skills and assertive attitude

  • Authorized to work in the US

  • Currently local to the Los Angeles area, or willing relocate


  • Any additional and related skills in games (illustration, modeling, writing, production)

  • Experience with Unreal 4

  • Experience with other popular modern engines

To apply

Send your application to jobs@heart-machine.com with the title "QA Lead".

Please include specific skills you would bring to a new project, as well as any links to current and/or past projects and your resume.