Junior Release Manager - Games/Live Production

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #60077 |
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Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Release Manager to join the team.


  • Creating and executing the release runbooks for the bi-weekly patches
  • Coordinate with publishing to prepare, accounts, builds and test plans for Account management to support future one-off playtest (i.e., influencer previews)
  • Assist release in managing the redeploy pipeline by staying on top of the general timing and status of pending fixes
  • Hold teams accountable to tracking RCA’s, both live services and release, and ensure they are completed in a timely manner
  • Assist in report creation for monthly live and release health updates based on available data


  • Min 1 year previous release management experience in software development
  • Technical experience with version control (P4V, GIT, etc)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven success driving live service issues to resolution
  • Experience leveraging issue tracking software such as JIRA
  • Has done release management in games or technical QA or a Live Game Production role

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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