Release Manager-Engine Team


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Release Management 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, our teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences. This position owns the release process, risk management, and readiness of a given release where you will be part of a cross functional team working closely with developers, QA, and production. 

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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 Unreal Engine.. In this position, you will work directly with the brightest technical minds in the business as we build the premier game engine for a multitude of platforms.

In this role, you will

  • Actively ensure multi-team collaboration for a product release which includes development delivery, QA testing, Marketing, Documentation, Localization
  • Coordinate and support teams with prioritization of critical issues for releases
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Establish a release process that fits the team’s needs as well as aligns and leverages existing releases processes from other teams like Twinmotion, MetaHuman, Fortnite
  • Maintain formal release records to track release content and history
  • Regularly communicate build status to product teams, articulating build and release issues in detail
  • Ensure releases have passed all required checks and approvals leading up to production deployment and effectively communicate approved exceptions
  • Coordinate all aspects of production deployment, including deployment testing and internal and external announcements
  • Carry out responsibilities for planned releases and hotfixes
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

What we’re looking for

  • 3+ years in a project management, production, release management or similar role
  • 3+ years experience using JIRA or similar tracking tool
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and organization
  • Demonstrated ability in right-sized process development and improvement
  • Experience with build and release process is preferred
  • Technical orientation and strong understanding of software development
  • You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

This position is open in multiple locations across North America and Europe including:

Cary, NC
New York



Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

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