Release Manager

Maximum Games

Walnut Creek, CA

Maximum Games is a top 20 global video game publisher.

Founded in 2009, Maximum Games is a global top 20 video game publisher and distributor led by Christina Seelye, a seasoned executive of consumer products and go-to-market strategies. Maximum Games has received numerous accolades, in addition to being listed on Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list of Fastest Growing Private Companies five years in a row. 

Modus Games is a label of Maximum Games focused on bringing AAA publishing services to the best independent developers around the world. The Modus label leverages our global resources and expertise to ensure each title is critically and commercially successful. 

Modus Studios is a cross-platform development company specializing in first-party game development and technical support services. The first team to join Modus Studios operates out of Brasília, Brazil and have created original IPs, as well as providing co-development, testing, programming, and engineering to other talented developers around the world. The company is continually on the lookout for other entities to add to its group of development teams.

 As an innovative video game publisher, we encourage employees to set aside corporate attire and mindset in favor of entrepreneurism, strategic thinking and just enough process-orientation to be effective in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. The company values productive fun and invites team members to leverage their skills and abilities for company and personal success.  

 If this is the right environment for you, we are currently searching for a Release Manager.

This position is full time, hybrid (3 days in office) and will be based out of Maximum Games Headquarters in Walnut Creek, California. 

 In this position, you will: 

  • Act as the liaison to First Parties (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo) for all compliance related issues.
  • Manage the product life cycle with first parties. (Product Proposals, Concept Submissions, Final Submissions, Metadata, etc.)
  • Ensure information such as price point, release date, release territory, meta data, and any needed game assets are correctly updated on GDNP, XDP, TPR, and other 1st party websites.
  • Manage submissions to ratings board and other regulatory bodies (ESRB, PEGI, USK, OFLC, DJBTQ, CERO, etc.).
  • Distribute new versions of the TRC, XR, Lotcheck, and other requirements documents as they are released.
  • Ensure each title has had all operational requirements for launch fulfilled (obtaining UPC codes, getting pre-orders listed, etc.).

Ideally, you have:

  • A minimum of one year managing the GDNP / XDP / TPR / NDP websites
  • A minimum of three ESRB submissions performed
  • A minimum of three shipped titles
  • A deep understanding of the title release process
  • BS/BA degree in the field of Computer Science, Project Management and/or Communication from a fully accredited four-year university preferred but not required
  • Aligns with Maximum Games' Core Values: Scrappy, Creative Problem Solver, Avid Learner, Cares, Seeks Context, Adaptable

Additional Information:

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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