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Posted
April 24, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

We are in search of talented “Video game writers” to help to create a cohesive and compelling narrative experience for an unannounced project. This will be a remote full time position. If you are skilled in clear and concise writing and have the passion for games beside the requirements below, we want you to be a part of our family!

Responsibilities

  • Writing any text that contains narrative elements (scripts, mission briefings, dialogs, loading screens, in-game documents, summaries etc.)
  • Developing meaningful themes, character arcs and story beats;
  • Providing feedback on the story and editing according to the feedback received
  • Collaborating with the team members on different aspects of the game and supervising the integration of narrative content into the game
  • Helping the design team iterate on narrative delivery techniques
  • Ensuring that all reference documents are up to date;

Requirements

  • Excellent command of English language
  • A degree in Creative Writing, Literature, Film, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with writing scenarios and dialogue editing within game or localization tools
  • Effective communication with teammates
  • Ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Being a self-motivated, proactive and multi disciplined writer
  • Good understanding of game design principles

Pluses

  • A strong passion for video games
  • Minimum 1 shipped AAA title in a narrative designer/writer position
  • Experience in script writing

How to apply

* CV, Cover letter and a short writing sample will be required for the application.

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About TaleWorlds

TaleWorlds Entertainment is an independent video game development company, founded in 2005. Having grown from the initial two founders, TaleWorlds now employs an international team of over 90 developers, including a self-publishing team. Mount & Blade has received numerous accolades since its release, including multiple placements in PC Gamer’s “Top 100 PC Games of All Time” list. The team is currently developing the much anticipated sequel, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord and a new, unannounced project.

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