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QA Lead/tester

Brooklyn, NY
March 24, 2020

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Scott H. Borakove

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Berklee College of Music: 1999 – 2003 Boston, MA

Music Business/Management – Drumset Performance


Avalanche Studios: April 2014 – Present New York, NY My time at Avalanche has been all encompassing in multiple facets of game development, though my primary role has been the QA lead on the Just Cause series. Responsibilities have included, but are not limited to:

Hiring and running a team of QA Engineers

Creation and maintenance of multiple production, design, and technical documents

Showcasing products for reporters and end users across the country at conferences

Working directly with Publishers via video/messengers and in person at their offices (in the US, and Canada)

Direct interaction with all sections of developers in the office

Use of a variety of tools related game creation/issue tracking Activision: 2005 – June 2012 El Segundo, CA

Overall time spent over the course of my tenure entailed in depth end user manual testing of Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and various PC platforms. Credited projects from working at Activision include but are not limited to the Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, Tony Hawk, and Quake series. A full overview of the 45+ titles that were worked on can be found at Senior Technical Requirement Analyst 2008- June 2012 El Segundo, CA

Intensive in-depth manual testing of video game coding/websites

Written and verbal communications between development teams, production teams, and the SONY entertainment divisions in charge of submissions on the various PlayStation® systems

Exceptional attention to technical detail

Trained new QA employees

Quality Analyst Project Lead 2006-2008 Santa Monica, CA

Directed teams of 40+ testers on multiple projects

Streamlined tester productivity through checklist creation

Monitored activities for effective use of time and ability

Ensured the database was consistently up to date

Maintained communication with upper-level leadership and developers

Trained new QA employees

Quality Analyst Tester 2005-2006 Santa Monica, CA

Followed company Test Case checklists

Defect/Bug Tracking

Regression Testing

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office





Sony/Microsoft software system requirements

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