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Keywords Studios Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Andrew Day, CEO
  • Founded
    1998
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    $5m to $25m (CAD)
  • Industry
    Information Technology

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Information Design & Documentation

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Rating overview

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Reviews

FQA Tester in Montréal, QC
on 28 May 2021
Think of this job as a telemarketing company, except with video games.
Beware of the fake positivity here. They’re full of lies. Try to not get comfortable with anybody, since it’s all for show. Nobody is really your friend here.You’ll meet quite a bit of brutes in here. Qualified yes, but they’re so full of themselves. Biggest egomaniacs. Also they don’t hesitate to throw you under the bus for their own gain.Try not to make more than 3 mistakes, your boss will hold that against you until the end of time, as nice as they may seem about it (it’s all for show). As well as completely drop bombs on you in your monthly evaluation (which HR reads), instead of telling you what you did wrong on the spot to prevent further damage to your rep & your work ethic. Ultimately, work here at your own risk. This job can easily trigger your anxiety & often have you comparing yourself to colleagues since that’s what the seniors/test leads do here. If you can tolerate that, then by all means apply.
Language Localisation Quality Assurance Tester in Montréal, QC
on 22 June 2021
Keywords Studios Montreal - QC
KWS Montreal-QC is a great company. Its management tries very hard. It is a very well-run company. People who are leads and senior testers are very well qualified, and many people are promoted to permanent positions. There is a real avenue to progress within the company, but it's hard to elevate to a higher level.
QA Analyst/Tester in Montréal, QC
on 10 March 2021
Overall not too bad but no room to grow / salary
Fun people and lots of different games to work on, can ask to move projects which is nice. The salary is quite low and there isn't much room to move up.
Localization QA in Montreal, QC
on 14 October 2020
Nice Co-Workers, horrid management
Pay is low, and they do not care about you. Promise the world, deliver nothing. Often let go with no projects. Play favorites and do not repect those who work hard.
Development Support in Vancouver, BC
on 16 August 2020
Poor wages, poor management, toxic culture
The wages are poor - literally minimum wage even though they boast working for large clients.The management is bad - does not listen to employees, threatens with firing all the time (voice a concern and you are fired) , Keywords makes sure to tell you that they did a great deed by giving you work. Any time you meet with any of their so called "Project Managers" just a load of fluff is given in the name of feedback. HR is super stringent with utmost poor listening skills and know -it - all attitude. No promotions or wage increases as they will always come up with an excuse for the same.

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Interview is easy
Process takes about a week

Interview questions

"Do you play video games" "What kind of video games do you play" That's it, then you're immediately hired.

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