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BANDAI NAMCO

Senior Release Manager

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BANDAI NAMCO
πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Lyon

Working within the EMEA headquarters, you will be joining the Release Management department under the supervision of the Head of Production Services.

You are responsible of a team of 3 Release Managers. You supervise all release management activities by managing and monitoring the team missions in order to ensure successful product releases.

Your main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Drive the release management process on all relevant products in EMEA and, when applicable, other regions’ markets
  • Own the end-to-end timelines and plans for all releases in our portfolio (full games, updates, add-on content, IAP, etc.)
  • Ensure the integrity of the overall Release Management process within various publishing models (external, IP creation and group) on all supported platforms
  • Ensure technical, storefront and commerce submissions are completed according to defined schedules
  • Maintain productive relations with the platform owners

Profile

Knowledge and skills :

  • Strong knowledge of the various tools and portals used in the video game publishing and Release Management process
  • Good knowledge of video game development and the production lifecycle
  • Good knowledge of consoles, video games genres and their market
  • Working knowledge of current platform certification guidelines, including technical, storefront and commerce requirements
  • Fluent in English

Experience and qualifications :

  • Master’s Degree or Engineering qualification
  • A minimum of 6-7 years’ experience in video games, working in release management, production, or a similar, related field
  • Proven experience as team manager
  • Experience managing multiple projects and teams simultaneously
  • Working experience using Office suite
  • Working experience using or administering project management tools, such a JIRA or Confluence, a bonus

Personality traits :

  • Passionate about delivering great video games and content
  • Passionate about motivating people
  • Calm under pressure
  • Strong team spirit
  • Detail-oriented, but able to step back and see the big picture when needed
  • Ability to manage changeable workloads, both your own and your teams, with a client-facing, pragmatic approach
  • Always striving to improve

How to Apply

Please send us your application in English (resume and cover letter).