202 day(s) ago

Release Manager vacancy at Annapurna Interactive

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Annapurna Interactive

United States, Los Angeles
Established in 2016, Annapurna Interactive works with independent game creators from around the world, helping them create and release personal experiences for everyone. The company is a division of Annapurna Pictures.

Some notable games released by the company include WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH (2017 BAFTA Best Game), FLORENCE (2018 BAFTA Mobile Game), and OUTER WILDS (2019 BAFTA Best Game).

General overview of the role

We’re looking for a release manager to support our publishing team including: console certification, ratings, launch, post-launch, and other content on multiple platforms. You’ll be the point of contact for all game releases, working with internal production, QA, and external development teams to ensure smooth communication so projects go through the relevant procedures without issue. You will also work with partners at the various platform holders to coordinate the setup and launch of our titles.

Responsibilities

Support internal publishing team, namely production and QA, as well as external development teams, to meet release/post-release roadmaps and relevant deadlines.
Assist with production/marketing/development-related task tracking that would impact release, such as submissions, certification, storefront metadata, patches, ratings, etc.
Own the age rating submission process for multiple territories around the world.
Work with platform partners to ensure any needs are met related to platform-specific nuances.

Requirements

Experience shipping a title on at least one platform (consoles, PC, and/or mobile). Experience shipping multiple titles or on multiple platforms is a plus.
Familiarity with ratings submission process, platform publishing portals and release procedures for at least one platform.
Familiarity with dev tracking/bug tracking tools, such as Jira, Airtable, DevSuite, Pivotal, MS Project, etc.
Project + time management, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are a must.
Experience working within a small team.
Experience working with external partners and a strong ability to maintain those relationships.


All roles are remote for the immediate future, with the goal of being based in Los Angeles once it’s safe to return to studio work.

How to apply?

Please email us at hiring@annapurnainteractive.com with a copy of your resume attached and the job title in within the subject line.

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