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Santa Monica, CA
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.
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.
Naughty Dog’s single player games have long been lauded for their carefully crafted narratives and attention to detail. Join us as we bring that same sensibility and passion to our first standalone multiplayer project!
The entry level position into Naughty Dog Quality Assurance (NDQA). No prior testing experience is required. The position entails “testing” (manipulation of software to expose defects, the investigation, repetition, and recording of those defects in an online database, and regression of those defects once claimed fixed). The tester is expected to learn the best practices of NDQA working closely with a more experienced mentor, gain familiarity with our hardware and software, and form positive working relationships with other NDQA staff. They may be called upon for development support tasks under senior guidance.
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.