Associate Production Coordinator - World & Population

Jun 27, 2024
Oakville, Canada
... 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. This is a full-time, in-office position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in Oakville, ON. 


  • The Design Team creates moments of exciting action gameplay, ultra-real slices of ambient life, and everything in between, implementing many of the complex systems that underpin our worlds.
  • Our content spans many genres and types of gameplay. Our designers bring their wide knowledge of gaming, game design and outside culture to make every aspect of our games world class.
  • We assume responsibility for programming our content and systems, creating scripts which are often complex and intricate – both for single player and Online games.
  • Creative thinking is an important part of what we do, and while we work to design briefs, designers have many opportunities to shape our games from the ground up.
  • We work closely with all departments in the company, bringing together narrative, art, code systems, UI, networking, animation, audio and many other elements to create immersive gameplay.


  • Work with the team to provide production support for all our Global titles.
  • Liaise with Directors/Leads and the wider teams as necessary to ensure all work is prioritized correctly and help keep track of the workloads on individual members of the team(s).
  • Produce reports to help with long term planning, organize sprint meetings and follow up on project progress / agreed work, and equally identify and follow up on dependencies with other departments and get them resolved promptly.
  • Liaise with the QA and Build teams to understand and communicate priority issues to Technical Directors/Leads and coordinate structured testing of major new features where necessary.
  • Coordinate grabbing further information on new bugs from QA, deduplicate, and look for patterns in bugs that might indicate a deeper problem.
  • Gather information and resources from the team and collate them for daily and weekly updates on all projects whilst equally producing and disseminating specialist reports to support other departments.
  • Create and maintain documentation from a variety of sources, including meeting notes, design docs, weekly project updates and emails, plus record tutorial and demo videos for feature areas as required.


  • Experience in Quality Assurance, Project Management, or other related position.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.


  • Candidates must be highly motivated, organized, personable and able to work exceptionally well as part of a team.
  • Ability to take complex instruction well.
  • Confident with being proactive and using initiative.
  • Proven written & verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to write accurate and descriptive bug reports.
  • Proven ability to communicate and comprehend technical information in both written and oral form.
  • An aptitude for working in a deadline-focused team environment.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable with strong problem-solving skills.
  • An eagerness to learn new software and develop skillsets.
  • Strong data management skills.
  • Charismatic and outgoing personality that can engage freely with others.


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

  • An interest in video games and their development.
  • Participation in any academic or industry research or complex project development.
  • Professional experience in the Software, Video Game, or similar industry.
  • Professional experience in Quality Assurance, HelpDesk, IT support, etc.
  • Experience with:
    • Project Management.
    • Game Creation or Modification Tools.
    • Perforce or equivalent source control software.
    • Jira or equivalent bug/project tracking software.
    • Visual Studio.
    • Batch, Python or PowerShell scripting.
    • Reading and analyzing technical output and/or crash dumps
  • Post-secondary educational experience with a technical focus (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering, etc.).
  • In-depth familiarity of Rockstar products is a massive plus.
  • Passion for video games.


Please apply with a resume 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, or race.


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