Development Support: Design

Mar 29, 2023
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

At Rockstar Games, we create the games we would want to play ourselves.

A career at Rockstar is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding, large-scale projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a friendly, 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 talented Development Support team members who are highly organised and passionate about supporting the Design Dept. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of Edinburgh.


  • We collaboratively define, design, and implement the structural player flow, game content, player progression, and systems required for each project.
  • It is our responsibility to work collaboratively with every department to maintain the core player facing content and systems design of each project, designing, and implementing to the highest standard.
  • We collaborate continuously with all other departments to maintain communications around each projects content and systems requirements.
  • Work proactively to help find collaborative processes to ensure each projects structure and core design requirements are understood across the entire team.


  • Support the Design team across the following key areas -
  • Team Co-ordination & Focus Support:
    • Schedule, book and communicate meetings for the team.
    • Note-take during meetings, and help summarise next steps, surfacing the notes and actionable steps to meeting attendees as a follow up.
    • Manage communication channels, keeping the Design team connected to all other teams, departments, and disciplines.
    • Work with Design Production to keep the Design team linked to project schedules and priorities.
  • Bug & Workflow Support:
    • Assign and deadline bugs for the Design team.
    • Sanity pass bugs ensuring all relevant details are present and correct. managing the flow of bugs in various states through the Design teams.
    • Provide bug status reports to help maximise efficiency, unblocking bugs and workflows.
    • Provide project progress reporting for the Design team, using bug data and project scheduling.
  • Documentation Support:
    • Collate and create Design documentation across multiple software packages as well as Confluence.
    • Collate documentation for weekly reporting.
    • Capture images and videos of gameplay and reference resources. Editing them where necessary.
  • Content & Systems Testing Support:
    • Assist with co-ordinating team review plays of applicable content and systems.
    • Provide post-play reporting on issues encountered, topics for follow up and actionable next steps to be reviewed in future plays.
    • Assist with internal testing of Design content and features.
    • Liaise with QA teams on Design feature test status and reporting.


  • Game related or other relevant qualification.


  • Exceptional, confident communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Ability to take complex instruction well but confident with being proactive and using initiative.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, organized, personable and able to work exceptionally well as part of a team.


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

  • Experience in Quality Assurance or other relevant experience.
  • Experience with bug tracking software.
  • Knowledge / experience with Perforce or other version control software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Game Design, Software Development, Production, or a related field.
  • Passion for video games.


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, or race.