Would you like the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of kids, worldwide? To contribute to the development and testing of one of the most successful social networks for kids, on the planet?
At MovieStarPlanet you will get a unique opportunity to:
- Use your analytical, creative and logical skills to find issues in planning and development of our products
- Work with an always expanding set of tools and methods to deliver solid test results and issue prevention
Work with diverse, creative colleagues and become part of a committed cross-disciplinary team
About The Job
Prevent and uncover issues
As a Tester at MovieStarPlanet you will be working with reporting systems, Black & Whitebox testing, Estimating tasks and more across mobile and web platforms. You will be part of a cross-discipline team set to develop new features and enhance our current products with solid functionality, performance, and user experience in our goal to be The Best Social Network for Kids.
Our games are highly interactive, social and creative and offer many forms of entertainment, such as customizable, animated avatars, mini-games and user-created videos. Our values are User Focus, Efficiency, Pragmatism & Urgency, and these are reflected in our way of running the Test group. We care about finishing our sprints on time, with no major issues for users. Our testers are experts in prioritizing their time, and what issues they pursue to provide the most value for the users and business.
Join a strong and complimentary team
You will be part of a cross-disciplinary SCRUM team, where you will have the opportunity to influence your own work and collaborate with the highly skilled colleagues, utilizing strengths and complimenting each other to the fullest. While we make games, a lot of the test work is more related to software/application and microservice testing.
You are a team player and you are always curious when it comes to solving complex problems. You are creative in dealing with new features and, thanks to your strong analytical skills, you have the ability to acquire new knowledge quickly. Your communication skills are excellent and you are a good colleague that help people in and outside your team, and bring a positive attitude to work. Finally, you function great with agile methodologies.
You bring in new competencies, knowledge and experience, and contribute to the growth of our team. Don’t worry if you cant tick off every requirement – sometimes you bring something unique to the table, and we would love to hear about it!
- Interest and experience with social media/games is a must
- 3 years of professional experience with game testing and/or software testing is a big plus. If you are a rising star in the business, but lack experience, let us know in your application
- Always looking for ways to improve your teams work, testing tools & Methodologies
- Good communications skills as you will need to work closely with many parts of the company
- Strong commitment to do what is necessary - when it is necessary
- Your English skills are excellent - verbally and in writing
- Experience with JIRA or similar bug reporting tools
Nice to have
- Experience with Continuous Integration
- Automated testing experience
- ISTQB certification
- Experience working with any coding language, namely C#, ActionsScript or Java
MovieStarPlanet ApS is the company behind the games and social networks for kids aged 8-13 years - MovieStarPlanet, BooniePlanet and BlockStarPlanet. In the virtual worlds each user designs their own MovieStar avatar, BlockStar and Boonie, which are used to play the games, engage and have fun with other friends. In the games there is a wide spread of options to dress-up, chat with friends, design looks, making movies and scrapbooks, design clothes, building robots and play mini games.
Launched in Denmark in 2009, MovieStarPlanet ApS has since experienced explosive growth. Currently, the games are live in 16 countries across 11 European markets as well as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Globally we rank among the most popular virtual worlds for the target group with more than 300 million registered profiles.
MovieStarPlanet ApS employs around 150 staff at the Headquarter based in the attractive surroundings of the new and modern part of Copenhagen called Ørestad, located very close to the city center and the metro line. Corporate language is English.
Why Work With Us?
Touch the lives of millions of kids every day. You will get to be part of a fast growing company, producing one of the most popular games/social networks in the world for kids. Your colleagues are highly qualified, creative and friendly people. We are very ambitious and strive to connect kids in the best social network by developing and supporting the world´s most inspiring social network for kids by delivering safe digital entertainment for fun, creativity and sharing. We believe in learning by doing and taking ownership of tasks and projects so you will be given a lot of freedom and responsibility from day one!
MovieStarPlanet has around 30 nationalities working with us, which provides a vibrant atmosphere. We value diversity and believe this contributes to a greater variety of viewpoints, a broader range of individual talents and professional experience. Passion for people and the products makes us an inspiring, fun, casual and challenging place to work and creates an environment where ideas can flourish.
‘Social’ is both what we do and who we are – so every week there is always a social event going on ranging from Friday bars to casual game nights to running clubs. We have a canteen in the building so lunch is served just downstairs and we offer free fruit and healthy snacks on a daily basis. For our future foreign colleagues it could be interesting to know that we offer 5 weeks of vacation for all nationalities (paid when earned), free child 1st sick day and the right to take up to 52 weeks of combined parental leave.
So if you want to work with passionate colleagues who care for kids and work hard every day to give them the best platform to have fun with their friends then MovieStarPlanet is the right place for you.
How To Apply
Please apply for this position online by clicking the "Apply for this position" button. Your application should contain the following:
- A cover letter – including a short description of your educational background, working experience and why you are motivated to work at MovieStarPlanet
- Your CV and exam results
Application deadline is as soon as possible. We will be holding interviews at the earliest convenience.