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 all global product releases. You will cooperate with the internal stakeholders  involved in the product launch and take part in organizing the whole process. Your task will include submissions to first-party console manufacturers, overseeing compliance certification process and working with partners on the publishing process on multiple platforms.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Taking an active part in the overall product launch process.
  • Interfacing with Global Release Manager to ensure successful product release.
  • Coordinating communication and key dates between various development and publishing groups.
  • Ensuring proper communication flow between external partners and the development team, coordinating and negotiating development plans, exceptions, sales/mkt/publishing content, as well as releases.
  • Scheduling and coordinating 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.
  • Creating and managing the release checklist.
  • Assisting with submissions to age rating agencies.
  • Providing 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.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the game development process and exposure to working with shipped and live titles.
  • Experience and understanding of console, PC or mobile platform game testing.
  • Experience in testing platform specifications and guidelines on multiple platforms.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with very strong organizational and tracking skills.
  • Experience in releasing software on Sony and Microsoft platforms. 
  • Project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent English.

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.
  • Experience with Microsoft, Sony and/or other platforms submission protocols and digital storefronts.

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 a 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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