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 Pipeline Technical Artist focused on our varied automated/pipeline systems. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with our game development teams, across all development disciplines, and help drive our tools technology forward to support the development of various Rockstar Games projects.

The Pipeline Technical Artist role will focus on developing, maintaining and optimizing our automated systems used across multiple projects and platforms. This work involves dealing with our production animation teams’ workflows. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar's unique game development studio in the heart of Manhattan.


  • Help architect, build and optimize pipelines that improve our asset and automation pipelines.

  • Collaborate and communicate with various other departments, working closely with the global Technical Art team.

  • Perform general script and pipeline maintenance.

  • Tackle day to day requests for improvements and bug fixes.


  • Work with the Technical Art and Tools team on a wide range of automation focused tasks within an established and evolving codebase.

  • Design, build, improve or optimize Pipelines used by internal Rockstar teams to streamline and support production.

  • Provide general Pipelines maintenance.

  • Work with other Pipeline Animation team members to develop cutting-edge solutions to support increasing content production necessities.


  • Python and/or C# knowledge is a prerequisite for the role.

  • 3+ years of applicable professional experience as a Technical Artist/TD/Tools Programmer in videogames or film/VFX industry.

  • Experience in designing, building and maintaining complex workflows and pipelines.

  • Experience working with pre-existing proprietary or 3rd party automation systems/processes


  • 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, and organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines.


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 ELK stack.

  • Experience with Agile Scrum method.

  • Experience using Motionbuilder and/or Maya as a technical artist/TD.

  • Experience with FFMPEG Tool Suite or similar video/audio processing tools.


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.

The pay range for this position in New York State (inclusive of New York City) 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.

*NY Pay Range

$88,500—$113,800 USD