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Tools Programmer: Audio (Mid/Senior)

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years) - Senior (5-8 years)
  • Software Engineering
  • Edinburgh
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AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience, strong .NET/C# skills, and ability to work in a team to meet deadlines. Pluses: interest in games, audio software familiarity, UI design, audio synthesis/DSP, C++ & WPF experience.
  • You will develop and maintain audio tools, stay updated on UI best practices and technologies, and optimize user workflows at Rockstar Games.


  • A degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Skills:
  • Strong .NET/C# skills
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well within a mixed-discipline team.
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines.
  • Pluses:
  • Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.
  • An interest in games and interactive sound/music.
  • Familiarity with commercial audio content creation software.
  • Experience of intuitive user interface design and implementation for complex data.
  • Knowledge of audio synthesis and DSP.
  • C++ experience.
  • WPF experience.


  • Develop and maintain an in-house audio toolset.
  • Maintain awareness of relevant technologies, modern UI best practice, and drive their adoption within the toolset.
  • Balance meeting short-term user needs with long-term development of the audio tool suite; identify opportunities to optimise user workflows.


What qualifications are required for the Audio Tools Programmer position at Rockstar North?

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in audio programming, as well as experience with audio tools development and audio middleware.

Is this a remote position or in-office job?

This is a full-time, permanent, and in-office position based in Rockstar's game development studio in Edinburgh, Scotland.

What kind of projects will the Audio Tools Programmer be working on at Rockstar North?

The Audio Tools Programmer will be working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects in the industry, supporting and further developing a world-class audio tool suite.

What level of experience is required for this position?

This position is open to both mid-level and senior Audio Tools Programmers who are passionate about audio tools development and have the necessary experience to contribute to the team at Rockstar North.

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Rockstar Games is a renowned video game development company that creates and publishes interactive entertainment. They are best known for developing critically acclaimed and highly popular game franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, and Max Payne. Their ultimate mission is to push the boundaries of interactive entertainment and deliver immersive gaming experiences to players worldwide. Rockstar Games' purpose is to craft innovative, engaging, and visually stunning games that captivate players and offer them compelling storytelling, dynamic open-world environments, and a sense of freedom to explore and interact with the game world. Through their games, they aim to provide players with thrilling and memorable experiences, making them leaders in the gaming industry and earning a dedicated fan base of gamers worldwide.