Senior Narrative Designer
- Design. You will take an active role in the development the game’s narrative design, in close collaboration with the game team. This will include concepting, implementing, and iterating.
- Write. Your main writing focus will be on world building, ie franchise continuity and reference material. You will be responsible for maintaining a world lore wiki (history, science, etc) and communicating across departments to ensure the cohesion and continuity of the game world. In-game, your writing focus would be environmental, requiring the ability to switch between styles, tones, and genres as required.
- Collaborate. Cross-departmental communication will be key to this role, requiring adept communication skills, a spot-on sense of tone and creative vision, adaptability, an understanding of the relationship between gameplay and story, and ability to give and take clear and constructive feedback.
- 5+ years experience in a Narrative Design position
- At least 2 professionally shipped titles
- Exceptional writing, proofreading, and copyediting skills (American English)
- Outstanding communication skills (English)
- Team player, skilled at cross-departmental communication
- Extensive knowledge surrounding video games and storytelling
- Proactive, organized
- Ability to give and receive constructive feedback, and to iterate on your work
- Experience with CRYENGINE, or another game engine
- Scripting knowledge (Python and/or C++)
- Familiarity with Excel, JIRA, Word, Teams
- Familiarity with localization pipelines
- What you can expect from us:
- A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
- Flexible work time.
- Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
- Free German lessons
- Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
- Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
- Relocation support.
- A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment.
- ...and much more!
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