Full Time Job

Game Writer

Respawn Entertainment

Vancouver, BC 06-16-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Game Writer (Apex Legends)

Respawn Entertainment is hiring! Learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.

We are looking for a highly-skilled Game Writer to join our team. Our ideal candidate is passionate about the art of storytelling through interactive narratives and experienced in writing dialogue, scenes, story treatments, and supporting text for AAA games. We are picturing someone with strong narrative sensibilities who can embrace our game development philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players.

Job Description
• Working off of overall game story, comes up with detailed narrative plan for a significant chunk of the game (e.g., level or block of missions)
• Pitches story ideas to members of different teams, as well as leadership
• Writes cinematics, dialogue, UI text, and other narrative content
• Writes systemic dialogue (i.e., barks) and ensures proper probability balancing in the game
• Helps set requirements for narrative tools
• Ensures all details of their section of the game is up to par and being tracked
• Helps construct the overall story of the game
• Assist, if needed, with Marketing related content
• Attends recording sessions and ensures VO sessions deliver on character and context
• Clearly communicates story vision to other members of the team

Knowledge
• Has a strong understanding of story and game development
• Has previous work as a writer on at least one game
• Has wealth of game knowledge for inspiration and reference

Teamwork
• Collaborates closely with a team of different disciplines to bring missions and story to quality
• Collaborates closely with other writers, finding ways to build better story ideas together
• Can effectively gather and filter feedback, gauge player reactions, to effectively iterate on story
• Holds effective level and story discussions, pitches ideas to the team

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please submit your resume and portfolio and we will get back to you once we have reviewed.

In addition to opportunities for creative impact and professional growth which come with being a member of our team, working at Respawn has many other perks and benefits! Learn more at respawn.com/perks.

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Respawn Entertainment
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.