Narrative Designer

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 27, 2022

We are looking for a staff writer to join full time or on a fixed-term contract. The role will have you working with our Head Writer, Game Director, and various team members to develop and flesh out the story, story world and characters in the game's universe.


The role includes a variety of responsibilities, primarily consisting of:

  • Reading, writing and re-writing outlines, character bios, beat outlines, scene breakdowns, and scripts for a variety of in-game content and ancillary content that sits outside gameplay.
  • Writing character descriptions.
  • Brainstorming and workshopping ideas for plot, narrative, and characters.
  • Researching various sources to flesh out the story, world, and characters.
  • Assisting our Head Writer with notes, feedback, and ideas consistently.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have experience in professional game writing, screenwriting, or story development.
  • A deep understanding of genre, audience, story theory and an ability to write and re-write a high volume of work.
  • A critical eye and good attention to detail, both with grammar and punctuation.
  • The applicant should demonstrate an understanding of other work across film, tv, games, books, podcasts and theatre with a clear preference and opinion of their favourite work and creators.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally, we are looking for someone who has worked professionally as a writer in film, tv, video games or publishing for 2-5 years.
  • The candidate should have the ability to write across various genres and show an understanding of emotional complexity and story depth.
  • Masters degree in Screenwriting or Creative Writing.
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