Lead Narrative Designer

Choice of 3 European Locations - Well known IP - Flexible working

Job Type
Salary on application
22 days ago

Do you have story design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Oslo, Norway? Our client in the gaming industry is looking for a Lead Narrative Designer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.

Reporting to the Creative Director, the Lead Narrative Designer will be responsible for the implementation of game stories.

In your first few weeks in this Lead Narrative Designer role, you can expect to:

  • Drive design and documentation of all interactive narrative systems to facilitate story and emotional delivery to the player
  • Act as a champion of the narrative systems design and pillars across the game and game team
  • Collaborate with other designers to execute on narrative goals within the design and implementation of game systems - this may include working in the game editor and script system
  • Work with the writing team to ensure narrative synopses, treatments and script content and story blend seamlessly with design intentions.

To apply, you will need at least 5 years of previous experience as a story designer, Narrative Designer, or other similarly tasked position in the game industry. You will also require the following:

  • Two years of leadership experience
  • Ability to develop visual theory into production-ready concepts as well as written and physical specifications for game narrative implementation
  • In-depth knowledge of industry trends in interactive storytelling with a deep interest in creatively advancing the story medium
  • Experience with multiplayer games and multiplayer storytelling.

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package.

If this full time Lead Narrative Designer job in Oslo motivates and inspires you, please contact kai@skillsearch.com today.

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Kai Said

Game Design and Production Consultant

If you’re looking for a role in Game Design or Production, then Kai is your guy! Arguably our most well travelled consultant, having been born in Dubai, growing up in Brighton, and travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand, Kai can find you your dream job wherever you are or want to be in the world. 

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