Game Tester Resume Sample

A game tester is not a professional who plays video games all day, they are experts who examine video games to detect bugs and errors in different levels of the game. The task demands lots of commitment, repetitiveness, and persistence. They usually work with game designers and programmers ensuring the game works perfectly before they are introduced to the market. A game tester plays a major role in the industry of gaming. The job duties and obligations includes ensure quality assurance of a product by playing the game, test the game frequently in different situations, test various version of the game including pc and console version, focus on various areas of the game and copy previous bugs to check if they have been fixed, play the game using different settings and options, verify spelling mistakes and grammar, report error codes that may pop up, report issues to bug tracking software, proofreading documentation of game including manuals and instructions and other booklets and play the game and attempt to go to positions predicted by the designers. A game tester must possess excellent problem-solving skills and must be aware of computer games and the industry. They should have an understanding of the quality assurance process.

Game Tester Resume

Name: Robert Cook

Address: 4753, Dancing Dove Lane, New York, NY
Phone: 505 – 312-7116
Email: [email protected]
Current Job:  Game Tester, Volt Information Sciences, New York, NY


Skilled game tester with a passion for video games and have extensive knowledge testing bugs in developed games. I have more than 6 years of experience working as a game tester and able to effectively self-manage to meet all deadlines. Possess strong technical report writing skills and shows leadership qualities.


  • Expert in-game testing and exceptional knowledge in bug reporting
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and database application
  • Superb investigate and problem-solving skills
  • Remarkable ability to respond effectively to changing priorities and requirement
  • Highly creative and analytical
  • Able to communicate and work under pressure
  • An insatiable passion for games

Work Experience

Game Tester, Volt Information Sciences, New York, NY ( 2016 – present)
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tested games before deployment and prepared bug reports
  • Identified issues within the game
  • Monitored networking and game functionality
  • Provided technical support in monitoring online games
  • Compiled, explored and processed various data regarding in-game issues and bugs

Game Tester, Mirage Entertainment and Gaming Studio, London, UK (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tested video games for bugs pre-production as a final testing task
  • Used creative methods to identify bugs, created reports and communicated with the development team
  • Met deadline for various projects

Game Tester, Horizon Entertainment Studios, London, UK (2012 – 2014)
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tested video games and worked closely with the development team
  • Identified bugs and freezes in different level of the game
  • Verified durability and simple functioning of controller pads


Master Degree in Game Design – The University of Texas, Dallas

Bachelor Degree in Game Design– Criswell College, Dallas, TX

High School: Rolling Hills Secondary School, London, UK


Sheldon Myers, Game Tester, Mirage Entertainment and Gaming Studio, London, UK

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 16/3/1996
  • Hobbies: Playing soccer, driving, and gardening

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