Torn Banner Studios is an exciting independent video game company located in Toronto, Canada. Best known for our multi-million-copy selling Chivalry franchise, passion and innovation are the core elements of everything we do. We are a team of 130 that truly love games and are lucky enough to be following our dreams, thanks to the incredible support from our communities of players. Join us as we continue to grow and help build our exciting new projects!

About the Role

As a QA Lead you'll oversee the quality testing of our projects and the QA department. The ideal candidate is passionate about providing high-level direction, supporting a team of testers, and getting their hands dirty with day-to-day work. This individual must have a keen interest in participating in the game development process, and an understanding and appreciation for problem solving and creating a polished product. This person would play a significant role in getting a high-quality game to the player by working collaboratively with the whole team to ensure the game's quality.



  • Help create and drive the QA vision of the company

  • Propose solutions to improve the testing of projects in the studio

  • Collaborate with all departments on the team to ensure their work can be tested efficiently

  • Own and drive the testing process and any tools involved (Jira, confluence, TestRail etc)

  • Help with recruitment, on-boarding, development and professional training of the quality assurance team

  • Maintain regular internal communications and encourage a positive and ambitious team atmosphere

  • Demonstrate good leadership, enthusiasm and sense of commitment

  • Build feature test plans in partnership with development and QA subject matter experts 

  • Help oversee the development and execution of test cases

  • Manage the test team's day to day activities and quality of work



  • At least 2 years of professional video game QA experience

  • A strong and efficient communicator with excellent management skills

  • Experience testing AAA titles on multiple platforms

  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative-taking

  • The ability to work on-site initially in Toronto is required.



  • Previous experience as a QA Lead on a shipped game

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 or other equivalent engines

  • Previous experience in small/medium sized development studios

  • Previous experience with multiplayer/network/performance/Compliance testing

  • Good knowledge of using metrics to guide testing

  • Professional experience in beta testing or patch testing with live games

Benefits & Perks

  • 6.5 weeks Paid vacation
  • Game Launch Bonus Structure
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule and work location
  • Healthcare & benefits

To see our team, our office and what we do as a company visit

Torn Banner Studios has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, let us know and we will work with you to provide accommodation.

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