Aidan Temple



Aidan is an experienced Online Technical Designer at Rockstar North in Edinburgh, Scotland. In this role Aidan has worked on content for Grand Theft Auto Online.

Prior to this Aidan attended Abertay University where he gained a Professional Masters degree in Games Development. As part of this degree he had the opportunity to work alongside Sony to develop an original IP for the PlayStation 4 and which was showcased to the public at the 2015 Dare to be Digital Protoplay festival.

Whilst studying for his Masters degree, Aidan was a Windows Games Ambassador for Microsoft. This role required liaising between students and staff at Microsoft to develop Windows and Xbox based games. As well as delivering content at conferences and events aimed towards the games industry.


Rockstar North

Online Technical Designer

Responsible for the development of Grand Theft Auto Online through the use of Rockstars own proprietary in house tools and programming language. To date I have contributed to the following content.

  • GTA Online - Further Adventures in Finance and Felony
  • GTA Online - Cunning Stunts
  • GTA Online - Bikers
  • GTA Online - Import-Export
  • GTA Online - Cunning Stunts: Special Vehicle Circuit
  • GTA Online - Gunrunning
  • GTA Online - Smuggler's Run
  • GTA Online - The Doomsday Heist
  • GTA Online - Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series
  • GTA Online - After Hours

2014 - 2015

Abertay University

MProf Computer Games Development

  • PlayStation 4 Games Development
  • Graphics Programming
  • Network Games Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Narrative Theory in Interactive Game Design

2014 - 2015


Windows Games Ambassador

Evangelist role working alongside Microsoft, responsible for liaising with developers to produce games which targeted Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox devices. Achieved using both C¦ and C++ based game frameworks, including Unity3D, Unreal Engine 4, MonoGame and GameMaker.

2010 - 2013

Glasgow Caledonian University

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Software Development

  • Object-Orientated Programming
  • Parallel Computing
  • Software Modelling
  • Graphics Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mathematics
  • Game Design




+44 7397 868 444

Edinburgh, Scotland