Gameplay Scripter (Mid/Senior)
8 months ago
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 Dundee is looking for talented Gameplay Scripters whose skill set combines technical excellence with a passion for making games. As part of the Scripting team you will be using an in-house scripting language to code missions, ambient content, and/or gameplay systems. You will be required to engage with a range of classic game programming areas such as AI, physics, animation, UI, and data management among others.
This is a full time permanent position based out of Rockstar's newest development studio in Dundee, Scotland.
WHAT WE DO
- 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.
- Author exciting new content using our in-house tools.
- Work to program game content or systems while meeting strict deadlines.
- Liaise with designers, artists, and programmers to create compelling content.
- Provide clear and detailed breakdowns of feature and content requests to other teams.
- 3+ years relevant industry experience.
- A Computer Science or Game Design degree is considered an advantage.
- Strong C# programming ability.
- A good understanding of object-oriented programming patterns.
- Excellent communication, technical & problem-solving skills.
- Highly organized with proven ability to deliver on deadlines.
- A game design-oriented mindset, and a passion for creating games.
Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.
- Experience working with online networked games.
- Ability to write clean and concise code.
- Experience of game design/scripting in a professional environment.
- Modern C++ experience (VC14 preferable).
- At least one shipped title; preferably on the Xbox and/or Playstation consoles.
- Prior experience working in medium to large sized development teams.
HOW TO APPLY
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.