Multiplayer Quality Assurance Tester / Development Support (Temporary Assignment)

This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.


  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team-oriented individual who can work equally effectively alone
  • Creation and execution of test plans with a keen eye for detail
  • Eager to learn new skills with the ability to teach them to others
  • Willingness to share opinions/feedback with other departments
  • Flexible and adaptive to assignment and schedule changes, including overtime
  • Demonstrable skill set beyond just bug investigation and documentation
  • May be asked to assist departments outside of QA with game development or administrative tasks

Requirements & Skills:

  • A desire to be part of the Naughty Dog Team
  • Prior testing/troubleshooting experience
  • Working knowledge of PS4 system
  • Familiarity with agile development
  • Working knowledge of game development pipeline
  • Analytical and self-driven with clearly defined goals
  • Multiplayer gaming experience

Bonus Skills:

  • Formal post-high school education (college, technical school, etc.)
  • Scripting/Programming experience
  • Photoshop/Digital Art experience
  • Network testing experience

The first contract period is 6 months and this is a full-time TEMPORARY position with overtime hours expected at various times during the project cycle.

Local candidates are preferred but not required (make sure you can commute to Santa Monica, California on a daily basis).

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The Recruiting Process

We feel it is important to let you know how the recruiting process works here at Naughty Dog. Here is what you can expect from us:

  1. Upon submission, you will receive an automated message stating your resume has been received and will be reviewed thoroughly by our recruiting team.
  2. Due to the high volume of applications received, it is not possible to respond directly to each candidate.
  3. If you are selected, you will be contacted for an initial phone screen or test.
  4. The next step is a second phone or Skype interview, or an invite to come out and meet us at the studio.
  5. In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.
  6. If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file for future consideration.

Thank you for your interest in Naughty Dog.