Capcom USA

  • Bilingual Project Coordinator

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
  • OVERVIEW

    Job Title: Bilingual Project Coordinator

    Reports to:  QA Manager

    Department Name:  PD: Product Operations

    FLSA Classification: FLSA - Exempt

     

    Position Summary

    The Project Coordinator will act as a liaison between Capcom USA and Capcom Japan (CJ) QA teams on assigned projects.  English/Japanese fluency is required.  Will be responsible for the translation and interpretation of daily communication such as email, reports, bug write ups, and other design documentation.  Will be responsible for translating and interpreting bilingual meetings with CJ QA counterparts.  The Project Coordinator will also be required to facilitate QA activities with respect to the project schedule in order to ensure that all QA stakeholders are informed of the latest project information in a timely manner.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Facilitate English - Japanese operations communication between CUSA, CJ and CV with a focus on QA process, including but not limited to:
      • Planning of standard QA operations between CUSA and CJ (i.e. PM responsibility towards coordinating CJ QA activities such as Milestone Reviews, Tuning passes, test plan reviews).
      • Maintain alignment with QA peers and inter-department stakeholders for ongoing QA activities on a per-title basis.
      • Translation or summation of daily test reporting between CUSA and CJ.
      • Review and triage of CJ issues.  Where necessary, responsible for some bug reproduction in order to refine CJ (QA, CS, R&D) bug write-ups to facilitate other QA activities
    • Generation of QA and Operations documentation, including but not limited to:
      • Daily Test Progress Reports
      • Milestone or Tuning Reports
    • Interpretation of meetings between CJ, CUSA and CV, including but not limited to
      • Regular departmental meeting between Japan and US/Canada
      • Title-specific QA meetings (generally on a weekly basis for each title)
      • Operations & Submissions support meetings
    • Assist in translation of PD and CJ output into target language where necessary, including but not limited to:
      • Design documentation and other specification documents
      • Build notes

     

    *other duties to be assigned

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Core Competencies:

    • Demonstrated project management/coordination skills and experience.
    • Fluent in Japanese and English communication
    • Preferred skills:
      • Experience in functionality, compatibility, and compliance/certification testing.
      • Experience in play balance issue identification.
      • Experience with all modern game consoles and portable handheld game systems.
      • Excellent communication skills, ability to express game issues.       

    REQUIREMENTS

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • College degree required.
    • Firm understanding of game industry QA testing and analysis.
      • At least 3 years gaming or software development industry experience (must have technical vocabulary proficiency).
      • At least 1 year in a QA lead tester role on a published title.

    Working Environments

    Work is generally performed in an office environment and the noise level is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    1. Additional Information

    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, knowledge, skills, abilities, or requirements, as any one position in this classification may be assigned some or all of these duties, in addition to other duties not explicitly listed here. The various duties, responsibilities and/or assignments of this position may be unevenly balanced and changed from time to time based upon matters such as, but not limited to, variations in shift schedules, work demands, seasons, service levels and management’s decisions on how to best allocate department resources. Any shift, emphasis or rebalancing of these assigned duties, responsibilities and/or assignments does not constitute a change in the job classification.

     

     

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