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Grand Theft Auto Studio Rockstar Is Looking For Video Game Testers In The UK

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Grand Theft Auto Studio Rockstar Is Looking For Video Game Testers In The UK

Fancy yourself a whizz when it comes to games such as Grand Theft Auto or Red Dead Redeption? Well, this could be your time to shine - the makers of the fan-favourite video games have announced that they're looking for a tester at their Edinburgh HQ.

Award-winning Scottish firm Rockstar North, which is responsible for one of the most successful series in history, is looking for one lucky gamer to test its new games.

Rockstar North's offices in Edinburgh. Credit: Deadline News
Rockstar North's offices in Edinburgh. Credit: Deadline News

Much to the envy of millions of gamers across the globe, the successful candidate will work full time in the company's Edinburgh office, testing out its new games and providing feedback.

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The company is currently advertising a total of 48 jobs across the UK - however, only the Edinburgh site is looking for a game tester.

Since the ad was posted late last night (26 April), a number of applicants have already put themselves forward for the unique position at Rockstar Games.

Here's the job description. Credit: Deadline News
Here's the job description. Credit: Deadline News

The job description reads: "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.

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"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 North are on the lookout for talented Game Testers who are passionate, enthusiastic, and self-motivated, to join our internal QA team. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar's unique game development studio in the heart of Edinburgh."

According to the careers page, the successful candidate will be responsible for several qualities, listed here:

"Ensuring product quality of Rockstar releases to an industry leading standard.

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"Creating and actioning comprehensive test plans ensuring everything is functioning correctly.

"Writing concise bug reports and providing all relevant supporting information such as
screenshots, videos, and game logs.

"Working cohesively with various departments to gain a full understanding of all systems and game mechanics in test."

Grand Theft Auto V. Credit: Rockstar Games
Grand Theft Auto V. Credit: Rockstar Games
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According to Rockstar, applicants must have a 'competent' gaming ability and an interest in the video game industry.

Job salary site Glassdoor claims that Game Testers at Rockstar have a rough salary of between £14,221 and £23,275.

The gaming organisation is known for being super secretive and makes members of staff and visitors at their branches sign non-disclosure agreements.

Rockstar Games was founded in 1999 with the Edinburgh office being home to the ground breaking series, Grand Theft Auto.

Featured Image Credit: Rockstar

Topics: Entertainment, Rockstar, Grand Theft Auto

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