Associate Localization Quality Assurance Tester / Development Support (Temporary Assignment)

Associate Localization Quality Assurance Tester / Development Support (Temporary Assignment)

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

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

Why Naughty Dog?

For nearly 40 years, Naughty Dog has been crafting best-selling, critically acclaimed games that constantly push the boundaries of narrative, gameplay, and technology. We’ve been busy at the Kennel, most recently releasing The Last of Us Part I, a complete and faithful remake of the original game, rebuilt from the ground up and fully optimized for the PlayStation 5 and currently in development for PC. As a part of the Naughty Dog legacy, you’ll be continuing the development of extraordinary and enduring experiences for a broad, global range of audiences.

Naughty Dog games have long been lauded for their evocative, character-driven stories and attention to detail. We are committed to innovation within our games and as such have curated some of the top creative and technically innovative minds in the industry. We welcome a diverse group of candidates and believe that a broad range of cultural and life experiences contribute to the overall well-being and success of the studio and the titles we craft together.


  • Quality assurance / development support with a focus on the Localization of our titles
  • Identify, log, and maintain gameplay issues
  • Ad hoc and bug regression testing when applicable
  • Creation and execution of test plans
  • Eager to learn new skills with the ability to teach them to others
  • Flexible and adaptive to assignment and schedule changes, including overtime
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • Full fluency (written and spoken) in one of the following languages:
    • French
    • Italian
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Brazilian Portuguese
    • Mandarin/Cantonese
    • Korean
    • Finnish
    • Swedish
    • Polish
    • Greek
    • Czech
    • Thai
  • A desire to be part of the Naughty Dog Team
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable skill set beyond just bug investigation and documentation
  • Willingness to share opinions/feedback with other departments
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team-oriented individual who can also work effectively alone
  • Working knowledge of PS4 and PS5 systems

Bonus Skills: 

  • Ideally native speaker of required language
  • Formal post-high school education (college, technical school, etc.)
  • Scripting / Programming experience
  • Photoshop / Digital Art experience


At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role may be eligible for bonus and SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. 

Please note depending on employment type these benefits may vary.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$18$18 USD
QA R&D Programmer