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Narrative Designer

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The design team is looking for an experienced Narrative Designer to help drive storytelling efforts for next-generation interactive entertainment. As a Narrative Designer, you will work closely with the design team to research, write, and implement amazing stories into each experience. This experience would feature episodic, non-fiction stories about science, technology, and the mysteries of the universe.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join a fun and collaborative AAA development team looking to push the boundaries of innovation.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Extensive web, print, and on-location research for scientific fact finding
• Create a season plan and ideas for future “episodes”
• Write dialogue for a host or narrator personality.
• Work with designers and developers to implement narrative elements into the engine
• Work with storyboard artists to visualize stories and bring them to life
• Review and edit all project design documentation and pitch presentations
• Champion new techniques for interactive storytelling

Required Qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience in interactive entertainment or 1 shipped product
• Strong creative writing abilities across a variety of formats
• Ability to transform any subject matter into something fun and interesting
• Capable of writing humorous dialogue
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to pitch new ideas and persuade others
• Flexibility to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
• Able to handle multiple projects at once

Preferred Qualifications:
• Published fiction or non-fiction works: novels, screenplays, comics, articles, etc.
• Experience with real-time game engines like Unity and Unreal
• Experience directing talent at voice-over recordings
• BA/BS in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, or equivalent
Candidates will be required to submit writing samples.
Candidates will be required to pass a writing test/exercise as part of the interview process.

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