Narrative Designer

Passion Project - Unreal Engine 5 - Creative Ownership

Job Type
Salary on application
18 days ago

Do you have narrative design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Montpellier? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a Narrative Designer, and the role comes with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

As a Narrative Designer, your role will be to translate the intricate story of our client's game into a game experience. You will work closely with the Creative Direction and the Writer to make sure the narrative intentions are well translated in the game in many ways: dialogues, environmental storytelling, cutscenes, and collectables description. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Write dialogue and additional game text 
  • Collaborate with the level design group to define the fantasy emotional goals of an experience 
  • Develop a narrative flow that supports these goals 
  • Make a layout, gameplay mechanics, and pacing suggestions to strengthen the fantasy and emotional goals. 

To apply for this Narrative Designer role, you will need previous work as a narrative designer on a shipped PC or console title and experience working in Unreal Engine 5 is preferred. You will also require the following: 

  • The ability to implement dialogues and texts yourself using blueprints made by the programmer 
  • A sharp eye for good dialogue and pacing 
  • To be able to write dialogues yourself 
  • A love of playing games. 

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility. 

Please reach out to Wade from our team today at to apply for this full-time Narrative Designer position in Montpellier. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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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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Wade Pollington

Game Design and Production Consultant

Wade works on our Design and Production desk alongside Andy, and if you ever doubted that our team are true games lovers, he’s here to prove you wrong! In his spare time you can find Wade building intricate stories for his role as a Dungeon Master in DND, or at his local game store playing TTRPG games. Games aren’t his only love however, his favourite memory being seeing the Northern Lights on a birthday hike in Findland! Get in touch with Wade to discuss Design and Production opportunities today...

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