Associate Music Producer

Apr 02, 2024
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar North is on the lookout for a talented Associate Music Producer to work within the Interactive Music team. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of Edinburgh.


  • The Rockstar Interactive Music team is responsible for preparing and implementing dynamic score and in-world music for our games.
  • We are a friendly, detail-oriented team committed to creating an immersive and exciting score experience.


  • Aid in the production and delivery of audio assets for in-game licensed music and score, ensuring the highest possible audio quality, musicality and authenticity of these features.
  • Prepare audio sessions for our Music Producer, assist in mix, mastering and editing responsibilities bringing audio sessions to in-game specifications (such as loudness, spectral balance and crest factor) and create stems/loops from finished sessions.
  • Work closely with team members on refinement, in-game implementation, testing and review.
  • Produce and respond to feedback notes from in-game review of music to ensure aesthetic and functional standards are being met.
  • Thoroughly test own work in-game, keep on top of content changes and make required updates and fixes.
  • Maintenance of shared documentation; team members rely on each other presenting information clearly and keeping documents up to date.


  • 2:1 or 1st degree in sound engineering or related subject. Ideally including technical courses on digital signal processing, audio codecs, loudness measurement, music production.


  • Demonstrated experience of designing complex technical solutions to real-time, interactive music playback scenarios on large projects (e.g. Building Live shows with advanced integrated Playback, Midi and/or Modular synth setups or generative music installations)
  • High degree of proficiency with using Ableton, Pro tools and various plugin suites (e.g. Izotope, UAD, Waves etc) to mix, edit and master music across multiple genres, with proven experience of managing large scale audio production sessions. Immaculate session/plugin/license management is essential.
  • Grade 6+ or equivalent in at least one instrument and a good understanding of music theory.
  • Evidence of advanced and creative use of DSP and sound synthesis on music projects.
  • Evidence of experience implementing music into media; linear or interactive.
  • Strong understanding of the role and function of score in games and media; ability to explore and connect with design aims.
  • Conscientious, highly organised individual with meticulous approach to work and excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communicator who enjoys a collaborative approach to work, whilst also being confident to complete tasks and problem solve independently.


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience implementing music into games.
  • Experience editing music for film.
  • Experienced with MaxMSP or similar digital modular synthesis software to create audio effects and production tools.
  • Experience in building sampled instruments for audio production using Kontakt or equivalent sampler.
  • Mix/mastering credits for commercial releases, including delivery of mix stems for use within TV/live music.
  • Professional experience as a programmer/performer within electronic music.
  • Experience with commercial or mainstream radio/broadcast.

Additional Information

  • Please include a link to your showreel or portfolio if available.


Please apply with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race, or any other protected category.