Branding Designer

Job Description

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 seeking a talented branding designer to join our in-house creative team at our NYC headquarters. This is an opportunity to be part of a team working to evolve the brand of one of the biggest names in entertainment, with one of the most iconic logos in the world. This individual will have a passion for all things design, with an exceptional eye for detail, and dedication to the creative process from ideation to execution. Their interests should lie at the nexus of culture and entertainment, with a commitment to following striking, design-led brands.Projects will include clothing graphic design, merchandise and other general branding led creative. We are looking for someone that demonstrate a distinct vision and an acute awareness of how to visually communicate brand identities across multiple mediums and formats.

What We Do

  • The Creative Team is responsible for the visual media associated with the biggest innovative entertainment properties in the world.
  • We work closely with our Publishing department to deliver distinctive, engaging, and above all, premium creative.
  • We support our employees with a culture of career development, safety, and inclusion.


  • Work closely with the department lead to reinforce and evolve our brand identity across a wide range of executions, including print campaigns, physical merchandise and apparel, social media, and more.
  • Deliver high-quality design concepts and creative materials as required, with an ability to balance multiple projects in pursuit of a larger creative objective.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to ensure business, marketing, and large publishing needs are met, while remaining nimble and agile to changing requirements.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously to realize the organization's creative marketing goals.


  • A passion for art, design, games, music, film, and contemporary culture in general is essential.
  • A thorough understanding of current design and fashion trends.
  • Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and typography skills.
  • Strong track record for developing striking, cohesive visual identities, ideally with experience across (or strong awareness of) a variety of industries and brands.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of digital, print, and production processes, including fabrication.


  • Ability to consistently deliver dynamic, thoughtful and innovative content.
  • Conceptual creative skillset, with an ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, attention to detail, process knowledge and ability to multi-task.
  • Proactive, with an ability to identify new creative means to support the brand, including cohesive, holistic creative solutions from physical merchandise to studio artwork, and everything in between.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as a part of a larger team.


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

  • The ideal candidate will have a robust portfolio with an emphasis in visual identity, featuring output or conceptual work for contemporary, design-led brands.
  • 3D skills

Additional Information

  • All applications must be accompanied by a portfolio in order to be considered.

How To Apply

Please apply with a resume, portfolio 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.

  • For those based in Toronto, Rockstar will provide accommodations to job applicants and employees as long as such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship on Rockstar, and consistent with its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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

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Rockstar Games
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Manhattan, New York
Brand Designer
Salary Range
$88.5K/yr - $113.8K/yr
Job posted:
July 4, 2024
Application deadline

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