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2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, 2K PGA, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Quarry, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!

Location: Las Vegas, NV (Onsite)

Role Overview

To handle the 1st Party Submission process for assigned projects, which includes the submission of metadata and code. Reports to the Senior Release Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for owning release management process for specific products

  • Submit code and metadata assets to first parties such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo

  • Create submissions work back schedules

  • Flag schedule risks with Core Teams, and PD while also creating mitigation plans

  • Communicate regularly with PD and Marketing team to align regarding code status metadata, and submissions timing

  • Coordinate with CS regarding customer related issues

  • Advise core teams and leaders of upcoming holidays and closures, documentation and/or requirement changes, and other important items that could otherwise impact Submission schedules and approvals

  • Coordinate with counterparts across departments to ensure they’re aware of project schedules and relay materials vital for setup configurations to be completed ahead of project deadlines.

  • Provide clear concise communications with external First Party, Take-Two, and managerial level contacts about the needs of the project.

  • Provide requests and information on metadata setup actions that require First Party configuration (Revenue SKU Config, Custom Pricing Unlock, Pre-Order Application Forms, Disc Requests)

  • Audit submission work of Associate Managers

  • Kicks off Release Management process with Concept Approval submissions

  • Critical issue point for game launches / technical needs / submission schedule concerns

  • Schedule out Technician’s project work with other Release Managers

  • Quarterly performance reviews and career development of direct reports

  • Raise disciplinary issues as appropriate

  • Actively participate in recruiting and interview process

  • Collaborate with other Release Managers to share standard methodologies

  • Collaborates with other Release Managers to supervise overall health of Submission Team, coming up proactive ways to achieve and maintain high job satisfaction within the team

  • Live, promote, enforce amongst your team and personally demonstrate the 2K Values

  • Participate in OKR process

  • People Manager for assigned Associate RM’s, Leads and Technicians. Includes conducting 1 on 1’s and performance management tasks

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to create and configure game, bundles and production to storefront portals

  • Ability to handle challenging timelines and information needs on multiple projects and platforms at once

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, internally & externally.

  • Knowledge of bug database systems, QA process, test plan creation, and bug writing process.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work involved with 1st Party Submissions on the publisher side (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo).

  • Hardworking, reliable, punctual, flexibility to work unsociable hours depending on deadlines.

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite

  • Technically proficient with PCs, gaming consoles, and related hardware.

  • Ability to collaborate closely with other departments

  • Hardworking, reliable, punctual, flexibility to work unsociable hours depending on deadlines

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Associates degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent experience minimum

  • Excellent organization and time management skill with the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously, and the flexibility to support an environment where details can change quickly

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication skills, and management skills.

  • Reliable with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Attention to detail and positive personality to champion excellent working relationships

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

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