Lead Writer and Narrative Designer

Fully Remote Working - Brand New IP - Team of AAA Veterans

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Lead Writer and Narrative Designer - Remote

Have you been creating and delivering story experiences for as long as you can remember? Can you switch between game writing and narrative design with ease, as well as being able to lead a team?

This daring new studio is creating cutting edge AAA entertainment and their founding team of industry veterans have got full funding for their upcoming projects. They’re looking to build a team of people who strive to be the best in their fields and want to work alongside equally motivated people at the top of their game.

As the Lead Writer and Narrative Designer you will enjoy a large amount of autonomy to drive the design and development of a brand new IP. You will be joining a team that works fully remotely and who welcome people from any and all timezones!

Lead Writer and Narrative Designer Responsibilities:

  • Take personal responsibility for the creation of a AAA narrative from conception to delivery
  • Help to to structure the story and world building with other creative teams within the studio
  • Iterate & write character, world building and story documentation
  • Use the branching dialog tool to create dialog and descriptions
  • Constantly review the wider game narrative and through testing, troubleshooting and fixes ensure that issues are identified and dealt with in a timely fashion

Requirements for this remote role:

  • 5 or more years of experience in the entertainment as a writer and/or narrative designer
  • Extensive background of work writing dialog for voiced characters in multiple shipped games
  • Comfortable writing scripts, telling stories, and finding character voice in a range of situations
  • Experience on MMORPG/online multiplayer games
  • It would also be beneficial if you have experience with Twinery or similar for branching dialogue, a game scripting language, and UE4
  • If your set of skills fits the above, then we’d love to hear from you! You can apply with your CV below or get in touch with Jack Reid on jr@skillsearch.com as he will be the one to take you through the recruitment process for this job.

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.

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

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Senior Production & Design Consultant Jack Reid

Jack looks after three areas, Games Design, Games Production and Game Analytics yet with the help of his near photographic memory he will always remember you and everything you’ve ever discussed. He’s no stranger to production himself, spending a few years producing incredible tapas as Head Chef of a Spanish Tapas restaurant. Jack also owns a pug called Pumba who was the ring bearer at his wedding and even got his own custom suit to match the groomsmen.

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