Release Manager - Humble Bundle

Product Development Remote - United States


Description

Position at Humble Bundle

Job Title: Release Manager
Department: Publishing
Reporting To: Production Director
Employment Type:  RFT/Exempt
Position #: 1728


About Humble Bundle:

Since its “humble” beginnings in 2017, Humble Bundle's published games have consistently received high positive reception from players and critics alike. Now, our Humble Games portfolio is growing everyday and we want to continue to ensure that our titles come out on time and with the highest degree of quality.


Position Intro:

Humble Bundle is looking for a release manager to oversee and coordinate the end-to-end release process for games across various PC, Console, and Mobile platforms. In this position, you will work closely with external contractors and developers as well as internal Production, Marketing, Business Development, QA teams to drive each title to smooth and successful releases.


Supervision Exercised:

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and manage digital products on 1st party sites for development and release.
  • Manage build submissions for certification on all major platforms (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Steam, Apple, etc.)
  • Work directly with development and production teams to coordinate submission schedules.
  • Communicate with 1st parties (Waiver requests, schedule changes, slot booking, escalation of issues, etc.)
  • Coordinate with Marketing and Business Development teams to order and distribute digital voucher codes
  • Coordinate with Creative Service team to generate assets for metadata submissions on first party storefronts
  • Register and manage online services/game features on 1st party sites for dev/test
  • Execute metadata submissions for store fronts on all major platforms (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Steam, Apple, etc.)
  • Work directly with development and production teams to submit rating materials (IARC, ESRB, PEGI, IARC, etc.)
  • Work directly with Business Development and Marketing/Retail Distributors to manage and prepare game builds and packaging for retail releases

Required Experience:

  • 2 years Release Management Leadership with 1st party game platform submission experience
  • Experience with issue/bug tracking and source control software
  • Managed the release of at least one sim-shipped game across multiple platforms

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication skills with experience in external partner engagement
  • Strong record of managing multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Process improvement and development

Bonus Points

  • Above average knowledge of indie games and related culture

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  This is a remote position with a strong preference for candidates who can work in the Pacific time zone.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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