Release Manager

About the Employer

Avalanche Studios Group is looking for a Release Manager to work closely with the self-published game teams to oversee the delivery and release of our titles and post-launch releases.

The Release Manager will work directly with the talented game team leads and Product Owners. You will be involved with improving our games submissions processes for continuous and stable releases, using both process and technology that we have available in the studio. You would be acting as the bridge between the development teams and external partners. Your responsibilities will be the following:

Manage submissions and delivery to First Parties, including:

  • New project setup on various First Party Platforms, including proof of concept and GDD submissions
  • DLC creation and setup
  • Achievements setup
  • Store and pricing submissions
  • Game Preview and Game Pass setup
  • Onboarding on new platforms where relevant

Global Age Rating Boards compliance:

  • Knowledge of global age rating bodies
  • Content gathering for board submissions
  • Advisory for teams on age rating board regulations and on best practices for submitting for the desired age rating group

Subject Matter Expert in platform-related issues and guidelines:

  • Certification compliance
  • CVAA
  • Release strategies
  • New emerging platforms

Manage technical checklists for releases:

  • Patch notes
  • Internal submission guidelines
  • Liaison with First Party and publishing partners
  • Owning and maintaining formal release records for content and history
  • Update relevant guidelines for Store assets and submission forms

Consult with game teams to be the Release advisor:

  • Consult on resource planning for certification cycles
  • Work with multiple development teams to determine manageable release plans for the Self-Publishing Divisions
  • Make recommendations to prevent project risks
  • Advisory on certification best practices for in development projects
  • Advisory on CVAA compliance and CVAA friendly designs

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills; Diplomacy and compromise
  • Careful and diligent tracking of information
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Ability to work well within a team and between teams
  • Counts gaming as a hobby
  • Track record of release processes or compliance handling desired (preferably with both full-game releases and GaaS releases)

We can offer you a position on a DevOps team that spans not only multiple game titles but multiple platforms and genres. You will be involved in shaping a specialised department for a sustainable game release future. Since Avalanche Studios Group is Sweden’s biggest independent studio you’ll have unique possibilities to have a big influence on today’s and tomorrow’s game development.

Employee promise

We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our Values

At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.

How to Apply

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV written in English. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Stockholm, Malmö or Liverpool office.

To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.