Submissions Specialist

Job typeGame Development/Publishing, Sales and Distribution
LocationUnited States - Burbank, California
TypeFull Time
Posted DateMay. 07, 2019
What part will you play?

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. seeks a Submissions Specialist for the Physical Distribution department.
  • Work closely with First Party, Global Rating Boards, Production, Development, and Marketing teams to track, communicate, and execute against the Operations Submission Calendar and the Game Ratings Calendar to meet the needs and requirements of all relevant groups.
  • Ensure that all Submissions for AAA titles, Meta-Data, DLC’s, Themes, Game Ratings, and Digital Store fronts worldwide are accurate, functioning and presented in AAA fashion. This includes submitting all physical and digital game code patches, game ratings, title updates, avatars, dynamic themes, and all metadata.
  • Manage the day-to-day submissions to First Party: MS, Sony, STEAM and Nintendo.
  • Interface directly with all First Party digital portals including but not limited to XDP, NPMT, TPR, etc.
  • Perform ratings content reviews, generating feedback on the age appropriateness of game content to, provide guidance to development teams as well as to facilitate submissions to Global Ratings Boards: ESRB, PEGI, USK, etc.
  • Support all submissions with the creation and gathering of supplementary documentation and/or ratings B-Roll footage as required.
  • Work closely with Production, Marketing, PR, Legal, and QA to facilitate and execute all scheduled game submissions globally. (N. America, Europe and Asia).
  • Work closely with Brand Marketing, Channel Marketing, and external vendors to ensure Ops receives all metadata components on time and all specs are accurate prior to metadata submission to First Party.
  • Work closely with the Ratings Specialist to evaluate in-game content on all platforms, for age appropriateness and adherence to regional rating board requirements. Create and submit supplementary ratings documentation, art assets, and in-game B-Roll as required.
  • Work directly with WBIE Manager and team on game release schedules, and help determine optimal operational dates to successfully meet release dates.
  • Own all the digital file transfers to First Party and the creation of all supporting documentation including but not limited to, physical code, digital code, ratings, patches, title updates, avatars, dynamic themes, and all meta-data etc.

What do we require from you?
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 2 to 4 years of game, multimedia or software industry experience required.
  • Prior position in video game related company required.
  • Experience with console and PC video game platforms including master disk standards, digital submission processes.
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment with ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Prior QA experience.
  • Knowledge of First Party Portals (NPMT, DevNet, TPR, XDP, NDP). Relationship with any First Party preferred.
  • Prior experience working with teams spread out worldwide, and willing to help wherever needed.
  • Experience coordinating, reviewing, and submitting metadata. Knowledge of metadata requirements and usage.
  • Ability to play through games with minimal instruction to access all content, navigating though buggy game builds, utilizing debug, etc.
  • Familiarity with development hardware setup and usage a plus.
  • Familiarity with video editing and encoding software and processes. Able to do basic edits on Photoshop.
  • Fluency in Japanese a plus, but not required.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.