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Senior Writer

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 03-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Sr. Writer to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. As a writer on LEGO Fortnite, you'll work directly with the Epic Writing team and the LEGO Fortnite Gameplay Design team to create and maintain compelling and engaging scripts using LEGO Fortnite's unique reactive dialogue system. We're looking for a writer with a strong sense of humor, a collaborative approach, and the ability to write scripts across multiple styles and genres. The ideal candidate will have experience both creating original characters and writing within established guidelines for existing properties. While this is a writing focused role, the writer will be expected to collaborate with Gameplay Designers to create scripts that take advantage of LEGO Fortnite's reactive dialogue system.

In this role, you will
• Writing NPC scripts for LEGO Fortnite NPCS
• Collaborating with LEGO Fortnite Gameplay Designers
• Working directly with LEGO Fortnite Gameplay Designers to create and maintain compelling characters
• Providing naming support for cosmetic content as need
• Attending team meetings and playtests
• Assisting in LEGO Fortnite cinematic script production
• Providing writing support across projects if and when required

What we're looking for
• Experience with comedic writing, and a drive to create uniquely funny scripts
• Ability to write in multiple styles and formats including in-game vo scripts and written assets, animated shorts, trailers, video content, and stage demos
• Collaborative mindset and a willingness to iterate rapidly
• Experience delivering quality content on a tight deadline
• The ability to demonstrate an understanding of Fortnite's tone and style
• Quest design experience
• Script pitching experience
• Experience with the Unreal Engine
• Live game experience
• Copy editing experience

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0vm2-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.