Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Games Developer
  • Year established:
    2004
  • Website:
    http://www.rocksteadyltd.com
  • Contact
    • Rocksteady Studios, Unit 601 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW5 1TL

About Rocksteady Studios

Rocksteady Studios are one of the UK’s most respected games development houses, building up a formidable reputation since their foundation in 2004.

A subsidiary of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Rocksteady have earned international acclaim with their work on the Batman: Arkham series, and have won a total of 117 awards throughout the lifespan of the studio.

Headed up by Creative Director Sefton Hill and Studio Director Jamie Walker, Rocksteady have grown steadily over the years and now employ 182 employees working across 12 departments, and they continue to take on new staff as the scope of their games becomes ever more ambitious.

They pride themselves on upholding the core values of quality, professionalism, efficiency and treating people well. This is because Rocksteady are committed to creating the world’s best work environment in terms of professional culture and staff wellbeing, as well as crafting the world’s best games.


What is it like to work for Rocksteady Studios

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company now operates a recycling-only waste policy, installed two electric car charging points and changed all lights in the office to be on timers, reducing their environmental impact. They also provide two days off per year for everybody in the studio to do volunteering work for local charities.
My Company
My Company
Rocksteady successfully introduced flexitime in the last year to give people the autonomy to manage their own time and work around their personal lives. Lunch hours are enforced strictly, encouraging people to get away from their desks. This change has led to a positive response from staff.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Project deadlines come on the last Friday of each month, so the studio celebrates by having the Studio Director cook breakfast for the team. After completing their work and reviewing their achievements, the team unwind with pizza, drinks and gaming.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Staff:

    182

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Earning £35,000+:

    83%

  • Male : Female:

    91% / 9%

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