Lead Gameplay Scripter/Designer

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Posted
November 19, 2020
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

The Odd Gentlemen, a multi-award winning, independent, narrative video game studio and creators of King’s Quest (2016) and The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is looking for a talented Lead Gameplay Scripter/Designer to join our (currently remote) team. We are staffing up on our upcoming innovative, narrative title. Follow @theoddgentlemen on twitter for the latest job updates.

Job Description:

The Odd Gentlemen are looking for a Lead Gameplay Scripter/Designer with narrative and puzzle design chops for a new stylized game. Our ideal candidate is an accomplished scripter/designer with experience developing high-quality console games. We are looking for someone who can take a narrative prompt and turn it into gameplay, someone who can contribute puzzles and gameplay ideas to the project and then implement them in Unity using a visual scripting language.

Responsibilities:

  • Script a large portion of the gameplay in Unity using a visual scripting language like Bolt or Flow Canvas
  • Lead the game scripting team
  • Set script standards and workflow
  • Generate and monitor time estimates
  • Review scripts and provide clear, consistent, and constructive feedback to the team
  • Work with Creative Director to breakdown script and design docs and bring gameplay concepts into player-focused experiences
  • Be an advocate for the player in moment-to-moment experiences

Requirements:

  • 5 years experience scripting on a console title with Bolt, Blueprints, Kismet, or a similar visual scripting system
  • Shipped at least two console titles
  • Strong design sense and ability to create new ideas, support existing ideas, and implement ideas in script in a timely manner
  • Strong knowledge base in Unity
  • Motivated to self-manage and actively seek answers, conduct research and explore creative solutions
  • A passion for story-driven games and fantastical worlds and characters

Please email Jobs@theoddgentlemen.com with a resume, cover letter, and portfolio materials or links. Additionally, a design test may be required.

The Odd Gentlemen

About the Odd Gentlemen

The Odd Gentlemen is an independent game studio passionate about creating innovative gameplay with narrative and puzzle elements that feature experiences that can be shared together and enjoyed by a wide audience.

Over the last 11 years, they have shipped more than 40 SKUs and partnered with 2K Games, Activision, Disney, and Starburns Industries. The studio has garnered multiple game-of-the-year awards and strives to push the boundaries of mechanics, aesthetics, and story within the interactive space. They are best known for the critically acclaimed games King's Quest and The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom.

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