Play Tester

This is a 100% Work From Home role with fixed hours

The Apex Legends™ QA Play Tester Role:

The Apex Legends QA Play Testers fulfill an important role at EA by providing feedback that helps us better understand the Apex Legends player experience. With a particular focus on playability and gameplay balance, an Apex Legends™ QA Play Tester will work alongside the

Apex QA and Development teams to identify opportunities to ensure each new Apex Legends™ release is exciting for all players.

Apex Legends™ QA Play Tester Responsibilities:

An Apex Legends™ QA Play Tester supports the development of Apex Legends™ by always being available in the game, to test out new features including new Legends characters, maps, items, and gameplay modes. This role goes beyond usual testing, everything you will do will be focused on playability, gameplay balance while proactively preempting game play strategy

As part of a specialized team, you will collaborate with your teammates to achieve the goals for the game sessions as set out by your lead. During a typical day you will be expected to attend team meetings, track your time, share feedback, and most of all, play Apex Legends™.

The next great Apex Legends™ QA Play Tester:

You are the voice of the Apex Legends™ player. You have a passion for Apex, the competitive shooter genre, and understand the Apex Legends™ community. You can adapt your playstyle from casual to hardcore, first-time player to seasoned veteran and your passionate about providing feedback that helps make Apex Legends fantastic for everyone.

You will have a strong understanding of Apex Legends™ and similar titles. You understand what ‘meta’ means and maybe you play competitively, or you love to min/max. Most of all you are a passionate gamer: you follow the trends, the latest gaming news, and have a pulse on the player community.

You are a strategic thinker, detail oriented, a team player, respectful of confidentiality, able to provide clear and timely feedback, and comfortable with playing a lot of Apex!

Foundational requirements:

high school diploma or equivalent.

must be 18 years of age or older.

basic knowledge of PC hardware, software, game consoles; and

basic knowledge of Google and/or Microsoft office software (spreadsheets, e-mail, calendar, etc.)


The hourly pay ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the hourly pay range for your specific location.

EA has listed the hourly pay ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

º $18 – $24

  • New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):

º $14 – $24

  • Jersey City, NJ:

º $19 – $24

  • Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):

º $14 – $20

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

º $14 – $19

The hourly rate is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to temporary full-time employees working 40 hours a week.

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Tagged as: Apex, Detail Oriented, Microsoft Office, Spreadsheets

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