Release Manager

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our mission is this: we want to deliver bleeding edge, mature role-playing games with a deep focus on storytelling, and we want to wrap them in an honest, good value for money package gamers find worth their hard earned cash. We’d love all games and gamers to be treated like that, and we’re working hard every day to make that happen.

Job Description

We’re looking for a quality-focused and well-organized Release Manager to support us on our current and upcoming projects and to take part in  coordination of all global product releases. As release manager you will cooperate and communicate with all stakeholders from the CD Projekt involved in the release and take active part in organizing whole process. It includes submissions to first party console manufacturers, oversee compliance certification process and working with partners on publishing process on multiple platforms.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Active part of overall product launch process.
  • Interface with global release manager to ensure successful product release.
  • Coordinate communication and key dates between various development and publishing groups.
  • Ensure communication between external partners and the development team, coordinating and negotiating development plans, exceptions, sales/mktg/publishing content, as well as releases.
  • Scheduling, coordination, quality control and external certification process across multiple platforms and products.
  • Submitting builds to external partners inside and out, and overseeing all aspects of external build certification.
  • Create and manage the release checklist.
  • Assist with submissions to age rating agencies.
  • Provide reports on release progress.
  • Working closely with dev team, production, QA, and Live Ops teams on identifying and resolving risk related to releases.
  • Working closely with Live Ops team to coordinate and publish frequent builds, hotfixes, and patches.
  • Help coordinate project teams involved in the product development process.

Qualifications

  • Experience in working with large AAA Games Certification.
  • Experience and understanding of console, PC or mobile platform game testing.
  • Experience in testing platform specific guidelines on multiple platforms.
  • Knowledge of game development process and exposure to working with shipped and live titles Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with very strong organizational and tracking skills.
  • Experience releasing software on Sony and Microsoft platforms is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft, Sony and/or other platforms submission protocols and digital storefronts a plus.
  • Project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Nice to have:
  • Experience with/knowledge of Rating Agencies (PEGI, ESRB) guidelines.
  • Technical orientation and a strong understanding of software development.
  • Experience with build and release processes for a Software as a Service product.

Additional Information

  • A modern and relaxed studio atmosphere.
  • A chance to work in a booming industry, within an international team.
  • Private health care (Enel Med, Medicover or Lux Med). 
  • 24/7 gym for CDPR employees with personal trainer on-site.
  • 2 canteens, 5 fully equipped kitchens, fit vending machines and various foodtrucks.
  • Fresh fruit twice a week for everyone in the office, a wide choice of tea, fancy coffee machines and 7 types of milk :)
  • Free library with wide range of games and books.
  • Many social activities and parties.
  • From 20 to 26 days of paid vacation per year.
  • A step by step assistance and ‘Relocation Package’ for foreigners willing to establish in Poland.
  • Polish lessons for foreign employees.
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