3 March 2009
Award-winning Babel Media, the games industry’s leading outsource company, announced today that it is significantly expanding its Montreal facility. Babel will be creating high quality employment opportunities for functionality and localization video games testers based in their centrally located Montreal facility.
In this period of economic crisis Babel is continuing to grow to meet the game industry’s increasing need for external resources providing much needed flexibility and cost savings. Babel teams work on many of the cutting edge games from the world’s leading publishers across all PC, Console, Online and Handheld platforms, as well as a number of MMO’s.
This employment drive will see Babel recruiting for its PC, Console, Online and Handheld test labs, where requirements include native speakers of French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian and Swedish. Full time or part time opportunities exist.
Babel will of course provide full in-house training; there are also opportunities for recruits wishing to relocate to Babel’s Montreal facility from Europe with relocation & visa assistance being offered. Recruits must be avid gamers with an acceptable standard of written English.
“I am really delighted to be able to be able to announce this major expansion against a backdrop of exceptional world-wide trading conditions.” said Richard Leinfellner, CEO of Babel; he added “Babel’s expansion will further increase our offering high quality deployment solutions for our clients helping them to improve their profits by giving them the much needed flexibility and allowing them focus on IP generation and exploitation.”
Notes to Editor
Babel is the leading international provider of specialist services to the games and interactive entertainment industries. Founded in 1999, the company is part of the Quatrro Group which brings global scale and a strong financial backing. Babel has been voted Best Outsourcing Company at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards (2003, 2005, 2007 and 2008).
Babel provides outsourced services across all platforms of quality assurance testing, translation, audio recording, localised print, as well as mobile certification testing and mobile handset porting. Babel is an approved Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo QA test partner, as well as an official test house for Nokia, Java Verified and Vodafone. Babel works with all the major names in the mobile, handheld and pc, console games industry, including SCE, SEGA, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Microsoft, THQ, Warner Bros, Vodafone, Digital Choclate, Glu, Gameloft, Nokia, Square Enix, Atari, Namco Bandai, Activision-Blizzard, Lucas Arts and Eidos.