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Junior Release Manager

  • Location: London/Remote
  • Salary/rate: 20-30k
  • Date posted: 23/10/20
  • Job reference: 7962
  • Permanent
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Job Description

Junior Release Manager

London (EC1V 3RS)

Up to £30k per annum, plus benefits

Curve Digital is one of the world’s leading publishers of games on PC and Consoles.
Since 2013, we’ve been working with some of the world’s best game developers to help bring their games to the broadest possible audiences all over the world.
From celebrated indie classics like Bomber Crew and For the King, through to multi-million selling smash hits like Human: Fall Flat, we are passionate about what we publish.
In 2019 we won both 'Publishing Star' at the ‘Develop:Star Awards’ and 'Indie Game Publisher of the Year' at the MCV Awards.
We are now looking for a highly organised and detailed individual to join our publishing department as Junior Release Manager. Reporting into our Release Manager, the successful applicant will play an integral role in ensuring Curve’s games launch on stores across the world to the joy of our millions of players. If you’ve some experience working within the games industry in any capacity, obsess about process, delight in the detail and take pride in pulling together teams then we’d love to hear from you. 

Job Role
Support on QA and Production Submissions:
Uploading builds / patches / DLC to platform-holders
Liaising with Production & QA to ensure that certification documentation are accurate (e.g. MDT forms)
Scheduling 1st party QA according to internal timeframes
Aid with Production queries on TRCs and giving guidance on back-end resources
Aid with alternative submission tasks, e.g. creating soundtracks for Steam
Submitting releases and patches.
Performing file transfer and maintenance on FTP server
Responsible for organising files and archiving products
Support on Metadata & Storefronts:
Localising marketing approve text with localization agencies / Testronic
Inputting metadata into the various back-end storefronts
Making amends to metadata text as required / per update / fix / language addition
Uploading creatives onto storefronts as required / per update / fix / addition
Managing submitted archives of metadata / creatives for future reference
Support on Marketing & Sales Submissions:
Submitting sales & discounts on 1st party portals
Adding sales to internal promo calendar (or whatever solution) & making this visible to key stakeholders
Support on Release Management:
Updating release schedules & planners (Microsoft Projects or Gannt) as needed when performing duties above.
What we want from you:
Experience working at a publisher or a self-publishing developer in the video games industry
A strong knowledge of various gaming platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Steam, Epic, Stadia, Amazon etc.
Knowledge of video games business models and platforms
Excellent communication skills, ability to build strong relationships
Highly organised and process driven, used to working with different clients and tools
Delivery focused with a track of record getting things done in challenging circumstances
Excellent attention to detail

What you will get from us:

Life assurance 3x basic salary
Critical Illness Cover 1x basic salary
Income Protection – 50% of gross salary
Season ticket loan
Gym membership contribution
Eye schemes
Ride to work schemes
Free refreshments

At Curve Digital we value the diversity of contribution and pride ourselves in recruiting a broad spectrum of talent simply based on the best person for the job. We aim to create an environment where all employees are able to make the best use of their skills and experience, free from discrimination and harassment.
This means that we will not tolerate discrimination, directly or indirectly based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief sex or sexual orientation.

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