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Game Analyst

Company: Visual Concepts
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world's top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.What We NeedOur Novato, CA headquarters is seeking to add a full-time Game Analyst to work directly with the NBA 2K development team on the latest iteration of the NBA 2K franchise. Help us bring the game over the finish line and then continue as an important part of the process throughout the life cycle of the product, with regular opportunities for feedback, insight, and tuning/balancing.What You Will Do

  • Offer regular feedback and suggestions on difficulty, fun factor, design, and general playability
  • Regular testing of various features and mechanics throughout the game
  • Identify defects and playability issues and report them in a clear and concise manner
  • Follow, maintain, and create test plans to guide in coverage and planning
  • Reproduce issues and test fixes for engineers and producers
  • Work closely with the development team to help bring the game to the next level
  • Learn, grow, and evolve with the other members of the team as we strive to make a fun and unique NBA 2K experience each yearWho Will Be A Great Fit
    • Technically proficient with PCs and gaming consoles
    • Computer literacy, specifically MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent attention to detail, with an ability to prioritize and schedule demands in an often-fluid environment
    • Able to take initiative and be proactive rather than reactive, as well as think and adjust quickly on a regular basis
    • Not afraid to speak your mind and willing to share your opinions and ideas, including backing them up as needed
    • An NBA fan who is familiar with the sport, the players, and the history
    • Passionate about video games (not just ours!), and familiar with the NBA 2K series and how it has evolved over the years
    • Previous game development or testing experience a plus, but not required
    • Someone looking to move forward in the game industry as a designer, producer, engineer, or artistTo learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at www.vcentertainment.com

Keywords: Visual Concepts, Novato , Game Analyst, Professions , Novato, California

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