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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

Posted
June 7, 2021
Full Time
Brooklyn, NY
Remote
$35k to $50k

We are looking for a writer to join our writers room! You will be working alongside a core team to pitch, design, and create narrative content as part of our interactive and transmedia content. This is an opportunity to make some very strange and unique content, work with a collaborative team, as well as enjoy flexible hours and 80's jokes.

Responsibilities:

  • Join our writing and design team to create dynamic and interactive transmedia content set in a shared fictional world.
  • Take part in editorial planning.
  • Pitch story ideas.
  • Research, write and edit various content across untold formats (video spots, historical advertising, print media, etc.)
  • Maintaining personal documentation and coordination with various team members.

Qualifications:

  • Adaptation to numerous tones and styles
  • Communication and collaboration with team members
  • Editing and rewriting a must
  • Recent hands-on experience with applying design, copy, or web best practices
  • Love of games, whether they be board/tabletop/party/etc
  • Sense of humor
  • Remote totally fine for now, but inevitably must be able to commute to Brooklyn and work in an office when the apocalypse ends.

Bonus-But-Not-Required:

  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with streaming platforms
  • Writing and designing assets for narrative social media an advantage.
  • Web design experience an advantage, especially using HTML5 and WYSIWYG interfaces (where most of our things dwell)
  • Puzzle-solving skills
  • Liberal Arts/Art History/Film/Video education helps for trivia and stimulating conversation
  • Background in or participation in ARG, RPG, or LARP communities
  • Technical background in digital/film/audio/software a plus.
  • 1 or more still-living neopets
  • Read books
  • Play video games
  • Hike

About Future Proof:

Future Proof is a transmedia mega project based in NYC. We’re producing an ongoing narrative that plays out online and comes to life in immersive, interactive events here in the city. Presented as an interactive series of narrative attractions played out across New York State as well as online, we’ve been telling one continuous story across live events, film, interactive media, web video, social media, and even video games since 2017 to create one of the world’s first fully transmedia experiences.

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