Full Time Job

Release Manager

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Release Manager (MetaHuman)

Production at Epic

What we do

Whether it's driving a vision from start to finish or collaborating with teams to inspire and deliver projects of Epic quality, Epic's production teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences.

What you'll do

Epic Games is looking for a quality-focused Release Manager to work closely with our producers, programmers, build engineers, and QA teams to oversee the build and release process for MetaHuman Creator. In this position, you will work directly with internal stakeholders to drive the release production effort for our cloud-based app that empowers anyone to create photorealistic digital humans, in minutes.

In this role, you will
• Be a champion for building a release culture within the team.
• Own the release process end-to-end, including the scheduling, coordination and quality control of frequence releases across multiple products and platforms.
• Work closely with QA and engineering on monitoring the automated build and integration process to ensure correct build execution
• Work closely with engineering, production, QA, marketing and Live Ops teams to identify and resolve risks related to releases ensuring smooth release execution
• Coordinate internal and external release notes, known issues and knowledge base updates
• Track issues and facilitate response and resolution in a measured fashion
• Provide transparency on project status and risks to stakeholders

What we're looking for
• Excellent project management and communication skills
• Willing and able to pick up any disparate tasks thrown your way - engineering, dev, prod, etc.
• Experience with build and release processes for a Software as a Service product
• Technical orientation and a strong understanding of software development
• Familiar with Perforce and Jira
• Experience working with database technology
• Knowledge of game development process and exposure to working with shipped and live titles
• Preference is shown to candidates familiar with UE4 and tools such as Tableau and Grafana

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv1nkm-3-235-223-5-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.