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Associate Production Coordinator: Code

Rockstar Games

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 San Diego is looking to hire a Production Associate who is highly organized and passionate about supporting the code production team. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in Carlsbad, CA.

WHAT WE DO

  • We act as general support across all the code departments to help create the celebrated games that we are known for. Where each code sub-department has their own dedicated production to help coordinate each team, we operate on more high level, general initiatives to assist the code department as a whole.
  • Beyond our own initiatives, we work with the various management and production teams, both within code and beyond the department, to help coordinate the development of various active projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the global code teams on a wide array of projects and initiatives.
  • Support production efforts and coordinate with all support departments to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of Code, Tools and Audio programming departments.
  • Help liaise and coordinate with code production team on a wide array of production and coordination responsibilities.
  • Help assign out incoming bugs to relevant sub-departments.
  • Help liaise with QA and ensure bugs are tracked and being progressed, especially closer to milestone ends and releases.
  • Help with any game health and performance initiatives.
  • Creating and running both ad hoc and recurring meetings on a variety of topics, as well as taking meeting notes, sharing them as appropriate, and ensuring that action points are carried out.
  • Maintain lists of top issues and help chase them up with external departments.
  • Communicate progress and help with all reporting initiatives of the Code group.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience in Production, Project Management or QA roles.
  • Positive, solution-oriented individual with a passion for game development and project management.

SKILLS

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to write accurate and descriptive bug reports.
  • Proven ability to communicate and comprehend technical information in both written and verbal 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.
  • Experience with MS Office, particularly around Excel.
  • Able to work both on a variety of tasks simultaneously: sometimes as a team and sometimes of their own autonomy.

PLUSES

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.
    • Windows APIs.
    • Reading and analyzing technical output and/or crash dumps
  • In-depth familiarity of Rockstar products is a massive plus.

HOW TO APPLY

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.

 

Location: Carlsbad, California, United States
Date found: 2022-11-03

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