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Animation Programmer

QA Localisation Functionality Tester

Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK’s Best Places to Work by

Frontier focuses on high quality internal QA testing for all our games. Testers have a fundamental role in our development process and will work closely with colleagues from other teams.

We are seeking a temporary addition to our QA Localisation team who is looking to challenge themselves in a role that includes both working as part of a team and on individual assignments. If you have a keen eye for detail with a passion for games and game-play then we'd love to hear from you!

Successful candidates will work closely with QA colleagues and our Localisation team to ensure game builds are free from common text issues before providing builds for external Localisation QA (LQA) testing. You’ll construct tests across new and existing projects and hardware to guide LQA through localisation implementations, you will not be required to understand the translations. Other areas will include providing support to our internal Functionality QA team as required, generating reports and providing general game feedback to aid the internal development teams.

You’ll be joining during an exciting period of growth at Frontier and as part of our QA team your work will help ensure the continued level of quality of our current games. We welcome applications from those with or without QA experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining communication with our Localisation team to ensure QA are up to date with the latest translations
  • Organising game builds and creating documentation to aid external LQA teams
  • Ensuring translations are free of common text issues before external LQA teams review them
  • Assisting external LQA testers whilst they complete their checks
  • Providing support to QA Functionality teams as required
  • Finding and reporting issues in a clear and accurate manner
  • Regressing both internal and external issues
  • Completing ad-hoc requests made to the QA team.

About you

  • Inquisitive and technical mind
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interested in languages and linguistics
  • Pro-active and self-motivated attitude
  • Creative thinker.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Computer literate
  • Proven logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Track record of working well within a team.


  • Prior localisation QA experience
  • Knowledge of JIRA and Test Rail
  • Video game enthusiast
  • Strong technical knowledge of the leading consoles and PC
  • Games industry experience.

What we can offer you

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.



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