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 Games is currently seeking a highly talented Technical Artist working with our production tracking software, Shotgrid. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with our game development and production teams, across all development disciplines, and help drive our production technology forward to support the development of various Rockstar Games projects. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in Carlsbad, CA.

WHAT WE DO

  • Help architect, build, and optimize data pipelines for production to track progress throughout our projects.
  • Provide fast, sustainable integration support for departments migrating into Shotgrid.
  • Collaborate and communicate with various other departments, working closely with the global Technical Art team.
  • Build applications to support dedicated views of data in Shotgrid.
  • Tackle day to day requests for improvements and bug fixes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet with stakeholders that are unfamiliar with Shotgrid and help plan the migration of their data and teams.
  • Handle UI/UX and data mockups for the integrations you will be building and supporting.
  • Design, build, improve and optimize pipelines used by internal Rockstar teams to streamline and support production.
  • Properly document new additions and modifications to processes for both developers and users.
  • Effectively communicate and perform updates to software to support teams across multiple time zones.
  • Review and provide feedback for submitted code.
  • Provide general Shotgrid maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Python and/or C# knowledge is a prerequisite for the role.
  • 3+ years of experience with writing tools and developing workflows for Shotgrid or similar production tracking software like fTrack.
  • 3+ years of applicable professional experience as a Technical Artist/TD/Tools Programmer in the video games or film/VFX industry.
  • Experience developing with Python backend frameworks such as Flask, Django or FastAPI.
  • Web Development with Vue/React a bonus.
  • Experience with debugging, troubleshooting, and quickly fixing issues that arise from production.
  • Experience working with pre-existing proprietary or 3rd party automation systems/processes.

SKILLS

  • Experience with setting up CI/CD systems on Github or Gitlab platforms.
  • Experience using Mongo/SQL or other non-relational/relational databases.
  • Experience with Docker/Containers and orchestration (preferably Kubernetes).
  • Strong communication, self-management, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver to deadlines effectively.

PLUSES

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

  • Relevant video games development experience, preferably on an AAA game.
  • Experience writing APIs.
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana stack (ELK).
  • Experience with workflow monitoring tools such as Apache Airflow.
  • Experience with automation services such as Jenkins.
  • Experience working with the Agile Scrum methodology.
  • Experience using Motionbuilder and/or Maya as a Technical Artist/TD.
  • Experience with FFMPEG Tool Suite or similar video/audio processing tools.
  • Experience with developing training for developers and users.
  • Experience working with gRPC and integrating it into existing pipelines.
  • Experience with message queues such as Kafka or RabbitMQ.
  • Experience working with AWS & S3.

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 committed to creating a work environment that promotes equal opportunity, dignity and respect. In line with this commitment, Rockstar will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in order for such applicants to be considered for the position for which they are applying, as well as to qualified employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their roles. If you need more information about Rockstar’s reasonable accommodation policies or process, or need to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.

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.

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The pay range for this position in San Diego at the start of employment is expected to be between the range below* per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

  • San Diego Pay Range

$120,000—$154,300 USD

Tagged as: Automation, Debugging, Design, Github, Gitlab, Integration, Kubernetes, Management, Python, Web Development, Workflows, Writing

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