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Quality Assurance Specialist

The Agency

We are a full-service, data-driven marketing agency, rooted firmly in digital innovation. We transform the way our clients interact with their customers by connecting their brands to individuals. Our offering is centred around seven key areas: Data & Insight, Experiences & Retail, Film & TV, Platforms, Content & Social, Product Innovation, New Technologies. We believe technology is the perfect canvas for creativity. With this ethos, we build award-winning off-to-online campaigns and experiences around retail and commerce, mobile, events, launches and in-home. Basically, anywhere we can use technology and creativity together.

Cheil UK is made up of 160 experts, who are passionate about innovation. We like to challenge our clients to ensure they are one step ahead of digital transformation. As part of Cheil Worldwide, Cheil UK plays its part in one of the world’s biggest agency networks – comprising 53 offices and eight affiliates on 5 continents.

The Role

We are looking for a QA Specialists who will be responsible for performing quality assurance, accessibility and SEO checks on our clients’ web pages. They will also perform continuous monitoring of the most vital pages and provide feedback regarding page load times and page size. They are responsible for the detection of issues, raising JIRA tickets for issues, followed by documentation and then tracking of issues until appropriate resolution.

  • To perform end-to-end quality control, quality assurance and accessibility checks on requested pages and sites, across multiple projects.
  • To identify and report website issues and faults and recommend appropriate paths to resolution. Document and track these defects.
  • To monitor and maintain the consistency, continuity and coherence of client’s websites.
  • To inspect output to ensure compliance with applicable branding, design, technical, editorial and policy guidelines.
  • To ensure the usability, accessibility and cross-platform compatibility of client’s websites.
  •  Assisting fellow team members in resolving technical issues, including CMS issues.
  • Continuous monitoring of sites and providing data such as load time and page size information.
  • Contribution to improve the QA process and quality standards.
  • Ad-hoc support of local publishing team.
  • To recommend improvements or corrections to developers or local product managers.
  • Liaise with EHQ or HQ where necessary.
  • Assisting in the updating and maintenance of test templates/checklists.
  • Demonstrating a flexible and adaptable approach to learning new methodology, technologies and software products.

Strings to your bow…

  • 1-3 years as a QA Specialist or similar role. 
  •  Experience and knowledge of STLC, SDLC and Agile framework.
  • Familiarity with regression testing, integration testing.
  • Experience of manual testing across multiple platforms (Desktop, Tablet and Mobile testing)
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Experience or knowledge of JIRA.
  • Familiarity with tools like Browser Stack, Pingdom and various browser development toolbars.
  • Pragmatic, solution-oriented, self-directed and self-disciplined.
  • Excellent teamwork and adaptability skills.
  • Willing to travel intercity.
  •  Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with fellow team members and all levels of management.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive rapport with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels, and across different time zones.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and manage time effectively.

Who are you?

  • Work well under pressure with strong attention to detail and consistency.
  • Great team player, help out team mates whenever needed.
  • Highly organised with a logical approach to challenges.
  • Autonomous – happy to get stuck into new tasks or put forward ideas with little need for supervision.
  • Proactive, takes the initiative to get things done.

We truly believe that you will be impressed with our global offering here at Cheil. Why not have a chat with us and see for yourself? Nothing to lose right?