Senior QA Tester (Games) (m/f/d)

QA /
Full time /
About Fishlabs

Fishlabs GmbH, headquartered in Hamburg, has been delivering outstanding video games since 2004, consistently expanding its portfolio of shipped titles. In December 2013, the studio joined Plaion (formerly known as Koch Media), a world-leading developer, publisher, and distributor of digital entertainment products. As part of Plaion and alongside the various sister studios across the globe, FISHLABS keeps creating stunning immersive experiences that inspire millions of players worldwide. The 80-strong, multinational team of FISHLABS has assembled a broad portfolio of award-winning own IPs as well as co-development titles and keeps at the forefront of gaming. 
We are looking to continue building on our success with humble but talented and creative people who have a passion for making outstanding games and want to be at the forefront of gaming.
Are you ready for the challenge? Join us! This is going to be a thrilling ride.

Your Mission

    • Organization of daily tasks and testing schedule in collaboration with the Lead Tester
    • Creation and maintenance of test cases, checklists, and test documents
    • Testing features for their technical integrity and functionality until release-ready status
    • Manual testing as an embedded part of our Dev Teams, helping them in their work on various console titles
    • Identification, isolation, and documentation of bugs, glitches, and other problems clearly and concisely in our bug database 
    • Giving valuable qualitative feedback to the dev team
    • Collaboration with scrum masters, producers, and other leaders from teams across the studio
    • Communication with external partner studios as well as external testers
    • For us, QA is not only about finding and reporting bugs but also about making sure that our games are actually fun to play. Taking responsibility and making your own decisions is not only very welcome but required. 

Your Skillset

    • 5+ years of experience in games testing
    • Experience with console game development (Xbox Series X, PS5, Switch) 
    • Experience with Bug tracking Software and Testcase Management Systems 
    • Experience with organizing tasks and schedules within a small team 
    • Gamer with a solid experience spanning several games and genres 
    • Solid understanding of gameplay mechanics
    • Aptitude for gaining an understanding of new technologies and processes quickly 
    • Very good communication skills to interact and present findings to team members (English) 
    • Ability to work independently and with integrity

    • Bonus Skills
    • Experience in communicating with external QA vendors
    • Experience with certification testing (Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo)
    • Experience with MacOS
Mission Support

We are just as passionate about our games as we are about their creators (Could that be you?!). Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes. And most importantly - A motivated, international team full of fellow gamers.
The studio is located in a bright, modern office, right in the center of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all our staff: Including discounted gym membership, fresh fruit and a variety of free drinks. A healthy work-life balance is important to you? For us too! That’s why we are also awarded as a family-friendly workplace. Coming from abroad? No problem! We also offer relocation packages.

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Get In Touch!

Did we spark your interest? We are looking forward to your application. Simply click on the button below and apply by uploading your CV.
If you have any further documents which you think might be worth sharing to underline your background and talents, we are happy to receive them as well. If you have questions regarding the application just drop us an e-mail at An application via our online tool is preferred.