a recent job listing detailed below strongly indicates that Disney Infinity 2 will be available in quarter 3 of 2014 with releases on Xbox 360, XbOne, PS4, PS3, WiiU. noticeably absent is any mention of the Wii.
due to the low hardware spec, lack of online connectivity and the amount of functionality that needed to be cut just to make the initial launch of Disney Infinity available to Wii owners this will be no surprise to most.
Job Posting Title Game Tester (Temporary)
Job Description Avalanche Software (Salt Lake City, UT) is a video game development studio focusing on the creation of video games based on Disney and Pixar properties. We are looking for temporary game testers to join our team! Applicants need to be available 8-6pm (with possible overtime). Position is estimated to last 4-5 months.
Responsibilities • Play and analyze video game to document bugs
• Generate test plans and test cases- not as much generating of test plans
• Weekly/Daily reporting on product bugs
• Coordinate and participate in test execution
• Develop quality assurance programs to meet established quality assurance standards
Basic Qualifications • Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Anticipate, identify and articulate problem areas and develop preventative solutions
• Ability to work with cross-functional and cross-departmental employees and managers to seamlessly meet common goals
• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• Familiarity with Xbox 360, XbOne, PS4, PS3, WiiU a plus
Preferred Qualifications • Comprehensive understanding of the software QA engineering process
• 1-3 years of QA Tester experience at a video game studio or a technology company
Job Posting Industries Gaming
Additional Information This position is with the legal entity Disney Interactive Media Group.
Avalanche Software (Salt Lake City, UT) is a video game development studio focusing on the creation of games based on Disney intellectual properties in addition to the creation of new properties. In early 2009, Fall Line and Avalanche merged to become one studio. The new organization combines the best practices and experience of the two studios. They work together to continue to expand their strong relationship with Pixar, and strive towards creating the highest quality games to include feature film titles, as well as original IP.
Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company, creates immersive, connected, interactive experiences across console, online, mobile and social network platforms to entertain and inform audiences around the globe. DIMG's mission is to deliver Disney content to fans, whenever and wherever they want it, through numerous interactive media platforms.
Disney Interactive Media Group operates five global product groups: Disney Interactive Studios produces console and handheld video games for the Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®Portable, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment systems, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and the personal computer; Disney Online produces Disney.com and a portfolio of leading lifestyle websites for families, including Family.com; Disney Online Studios develops online virtual worlds, providing connected game-play experiences for children around the globe; Disney Mobile brings the best of Disney content to the mobile web, smart phone applications, and mobile games; in addition, DIMG manages a Disney-branded mobile phone service in Japan in association with Softbank; and Playdom produces best-in-class content for the rapidly growing platform of casual games on emerging platforms and social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.
All five product groups work together to create a variety of connected, multi-platform entertainment experiences.
Primary Location-City Salt Lake City
Primary Location-State UT
Primary Location-Country US
Auto req ID 163473BR