Senior UI Programmer

Rockstar Games
Code Full Time

Wed Nov 01 2023

Andover, Massachusetts, United States^^Carlsbad, California, United States^^Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games

Want to be a part of the team responsible for creating and publishing some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed games in the world including franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Red Dead, and more?

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 Toronto is on the lookout for talented Senior UI Programmer who possesses a passion for creating world class user interfaces that help form the connection between the player and our games. This is a full time permanent position based out of Rockstar's unique game development studio in Oakville, ON.


  • The UI Team at Rockstar is a diverse, multinational team made up of programmers and developers from across our studios.
  • Working together across time zones we use our industry-leading, in-house proprietary “RAGE” engine to produce the User Interface features that form the connection between the player and our games.
  • We develop our own UI tools, editors and technologies to let our UI developers realize the creative vision of the projects we work on while constantly striving for excellence to produce the seamless UI experience our millions of players expect.


  • As a senior UI programmer, you will be given full responsibility for key tools, technologies and game features.
  • The responsibilities will cover the entirety of development from beginning to end and cover large multi-year time spans. Identifying requirements and design work all the way through to implementation and final delivery.
  • Working and coordinating with other UI team members and external team members to deliver your goals, you will set an example of excellence to other members of the team in the code you produce and your communications & conduct.
  • Regularly in communication with your lead and the production department, you will provide frequent updates and time estimates for your areas of responsibility using our bug tracking software and other communication tools.
  • Able to assist other team members with their work while managing your own workload, you will also be able to take ownership and responsibility for any critical issue that arises in your time zone to facilitate a quick resolution.
  • As key team member, you will be added onto code reviews and discussions for you to contribute your technical expertise.


  • 5+ years combined industry experience at other AAA game development studios.
  • 2+ published AAA console titles.
  • A degree in software engineering, mathematics or computer science.


  • An expert in C++ and low-level, high-performance coding.
  • Adept at C#.
  • Comfortable with a wide range of code design patterns including OOP, MVVM and MVC programming.
  • Fully experienced with the programming challenges related to UI development.
  • Familiar with all tools used in day to day game development (Bug tracking software, communication tools, version control software etc).
  • Familiar with the tools and SDKs of all major consoles.


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

  • In-depth familiarity with Rockstar products.


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 accommodations to job applicants with disabilities (or on the basis of any other protected ground under human rights legislation) during the recruitment process, as well as to any Rockstar employees in order for them to perform the essential functions of their roles.  Rockstar will comply with its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and will provide accommodations as long as such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship on Rockstar.  If you need more information about Rockstar’s 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, or race.