Game Release Specialist

Montreal QC ca
8 days ago

Job Description


The incumbent has the responsibility to manage game deliveries. This includes release calendar proposals, timely closing, overall quality and deployments planning. He or she will be involved in the evolution of the delivery pipeline with a continuous delivery mindset, using both process and technology at his or her disposal.


The main and routine tasks of this position are to ensure on time delivery and quality of major and continuous game version deliveries.

Planning / Process

· Build the release plan roadmap and keep it maintained;

· Uphold quality of game content and player experience;

· Actively participate in the performance assessment and the evolution of the delivery pipeline;

· Defines and documents the release plan and recommendation for each release;

· Ensure releases have passed all required checks and approvals;

· Ensure releases documentation timely delivery and quality; (ex: patch notes, known issues, error codes);

· Facilitates release planning meeting with key stakeholders;

· Communicate product release status to the various stakeholders involved;

Problem solving

· Ensure that risks and issues are identified, understood, and dealt with in a manner that mitigates risks to scope and schedule;

· Propose mitigation and contingency plans;

· Improve closing process;

· Collaborate with multiple disciplines to surface and resolve issues;



Degree in management or equivalent training or the equivalent combination of education, training or work experience.


5 years of gaming industry expertise.

Experience in shipping and operating online games.

Proven ability to conduct releases with cross-functional stakeholders in organization.

Skills and Knowledge:

· Capacity to make important decisions in highly stressful situations;

· Rigorous & methodical;

· Excellent sense of priorities & time management skill;

· Excellent ability for problem solving;

· Strong communication skills;

· Proven knowledge of areas of expertise in game production process;

· Good understanding of game publishing scheme.

Additional Information

About us

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission: enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves.

When you join Ubi MTL, you discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection. We offer a collaborative space that provides career advancement, a host of learning opportunities, and meaningful benefits centred on well-being.

If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, harnessing cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join us on our journey and help us create the unknown.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.

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