Narrative Designer

Decoy Games
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September 5, 2022
Full Time
United States

We are looking for a dedicated Narrative Designer to help create immersive experiences for our unannounced video game. We're looking for top talent with strong experience in narrative design.



  • Collaborate with the level design group to define the fantasy emotional goals of an experience. Develop a narrative flow that supports these goals.
  • Make layout, gameplay mechanic, and pacing suggestions to strengthen the fantasy and emotional goals of the experience.
  • Work with all subject areas of game development to enhance the narrative (e.g. environmental storytelling).
  • Process feedback and work with creative direction to iterate on dialogue, characters, and moments throughout the game.
  • Implement and refine basic voiceover lines using game and localization tools.



  • Solid understanding of the video game industry, the market, and geek culture;
  • A highly creative, collaborative, empathetic, and innovative spirit;
  • Curiosity, flexibility, and plenty of resourcefulness;
  • Exceptional problem-solving, organizational, communication, interpersonal, presentation, and mentorship skills;
  • Ability to improvise and adapt to feedback.
  • Serious passion for and knowledge of games.
  • Experience writing dialogue in game or localization tools.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.


Preference to Applicants With

  • A degree in Creative Writing, Literature, Film, or equivalent is a bonus
  • At least 5 years of narrative design or writing experience in AA/AAA game production
  • Minimum of 1 shipped title.
  • Experience with storytelling tools such as Articy



  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Remote
Decoy Games

Decoy Games is a video game company founded by two brothers, who had no prior professional game development experience. They used their deep passion for video games and extensive imagination to start building Decoy Games. Today, Decoy Games is a multi-award winning game company focused on creating unique game experiences, merchandise and content while also using their platform to encourage innovation across all aspects of the game industry.

At Decoy Games we strive to be a symbol of inclusion, diversity and inspiration to all who aspire to be a part of the game industry. We make it our mission to ensure that this is reflected in our team and the products we create. We have taken great pride in creating several platforms for people around the world in all communities to learn about and engage in the world of gaming.

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