Launch Team Coordinator

Greetings from The Bunker! Secret Mode is the newly founded publishing wing of the award-winning Sumo Group Plc. Our goal is to publish internally developed projects from any of our 11 game development studios across the UK, US, Europe and India, as well as third party independent game developers.

Now is an exciting time to get in at the beginning of Secret Mode’s adventure. If you have a strong passion for video games and want to help us build the best games publisher in the business, please reach out to us. We’d love to have a chat!

The role @ Secret Mode

Secret Mode is seeking a candidate for a Launch Coordinator, who will be responsible for the management of Secret Mode titles across PC and Console platforms. The successful candidate will work with various stakeholders to ensure a high level of quality for each title.
 
You would be a great fit if you are obsessed with videogames and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves in a fast-paced environment. This position would be best suited to an individual with prior experience in sales in an entertainment setting.

In your new role you will be responsible for:

  • Manage title launches, DLC launches, and updates across all Secret Mode titles.
  • Work with internal and external teams to get store text and localisations ready and submitted across all platforms for all launches and updates.
  • Work closely with the marketing team on managing the asset pipeline.
  • Work to make sure all titles follow best practice guidelines.
  • Submit discounts where appropriate for all titles across all platforms.
  • Be responsible for key management, internal key distribution, and work closely with the marketing team on external key distribution.
  • Manage and maintain deadlines for ongoing projects.
  • Establish and maintain an excellent and trusted relationship with stakeholders..
  • To be successful you will have:

  • A passion for videogames.
  • Previous games industry experience within a relevant role (digital sales, game development, project management, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of the submission process for first party platforms including on Steam, PlayStation, Nintendo, and Xbox.
  • Experience with entertainment products and content.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise workload.
  • Strong problem-solving ability.
  • What We Offer:
     
    ·        Annual bonus scheme
    ·        Electric car scheme
    ·        Share incentive plan
    ·        Competitive pension
    ·        Flexible and remote working
    ·        Dynamic friendly and inclusive working environment
    ·        Virtual and in person social events, including launch parties, away days and Christmas events
    ·        27 days annual leave, including your birthday, a duvet day and Christmas shutdown
    ·        5 learning days
    ·        Access to 4,000 Udemy courses and the GDC Vault
    ·        Employee referral bonus
    ·        Mentoring and career development, with clear progression plans
    ·        Competitive mat/paternity & adoption leave
    ·        Employee assistance program
    ·        Life assurance of 4x salary
    ·        Income protection of 75%
    ·        A comprehensive and flexible benefit package
    ·        Social Events and Celebrations with the wider Sumo Group 
     
     We are Secret Mode.
     
    Quality drives us.
    Fun informs us.
    Community is our reason for being.
    Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do.
    To delight and inspire is our goal.
     
    Secret Mode is managed by a small group of industry veterans and a team of experienced and newcomers to the industry alike.  We’re looking for diverse, creative, driven people who share our passion for all things video games, no matter their background.  
     
    As part of the Sumo family, we’re able to offer a super benefits package including generous holidays and flexible working hours. We’re based in Royal Leamington Spa but are flexible on work-from-home options.
     
    Our environment is fast paced, dynamic and friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games we publish. We’re in the amazing position of building a brand-new team, and creating a culture that’s all about passion, respect, diversity, fun and togetherness. We’re looking for people that love what they do and love to share their enthusiasm with each other. We have taken the #RaiseTheGame pledge to fully dedicate ourselves to inclusivity in our hiring and working processes and already have aligned ourselves with amazing initiatives and charity organisations to make a difference in the industry we all love.