At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, our journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme and profit related quarterly bonus, we’re a great destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for good people – so if you’re a great person and an amazing developer we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual eager to provide support for our Live Ops Development and Content Teams by ensuring all changes submitted to the game are functional and to the expected quality level. Help ensure exciting, functional content is delivered to an engaged player base. Other responsibilities for the role will include maintaining Live Gameplay events for user engagement. Creating Checklists & Testing plans as well as driving qualities with in-depth understanding of software design, implementation and integration.


  • Working with Live Ops Designers, Artists and Marketing teams to eliminate issues of Live game events and to validate that these events have reached the targeted quality level;
  • Compile trackers and reports for regression, checklists and coverage;
  • Proactively pick up testing requests from Live Ops, and Marketing teams;
  • Find and enter high-quality issues based on department standards and perform edge case scenario tests to ensure fixes have no knock-on effects;
  • Verify In-game events and Monetisation implementation for issue fixing, changes or tuning before Live engagement;
  • Responsibility for a some specific areas of the game which includes:
    • Point of contact for testing areas of Live Ops based projects for other teams
    • Initiate conversations with Live Ops Designers, Artists and Marketing teams involved in in the specific areas of the game;
    • Interface with other in-house QA, the Outsourced QA Team & development, art and management team members involved in the specific area of the game on a daily basis;
    • Organise and review testing by other in-house and/or outsourced testers;
    • Support for the Content Team on testing Live Operations events and dynamic changes in a live game environment.


    • At least one year experience in a QA position on either Mobile or Console;
    • Interest and knowledge of mobile platforms (Amazon, Google Play, Apple);
    • Strong ability to work under pressure and to meet given deadlines;
    • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team;
    • Keen eye for detail;
    • Previous experience with black-box testing;
    • Experience in Live Service based gameplay, Desirably on mobile devices;
    • Previous experience working in the games industry;
    • Understanding the usage monetisation on either Mobile or Console;
    • Previous Quality Assurance experience with Freemium mobile games;
    • Passionate and experienced social mobile games player;
    • Has the testing knowledge to provide constructive feedback to address challenges that come up within the project;

Competitive Salary

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Benefits of working here

  • Extremely competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Core hours attendance (10am-4pm)
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension available
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Industry leading software including Unity, 3DS Max and Maya
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