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Game Writer

San Francisco
3 months ago

Volley develops voice-controlled games and entertainment apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Our voice apps are world-class and attract millions of users every month. We’re a 40-person team based in San Francisco.

We’ve created several of the top experiences for voice-controlled devices, including:

- Song Quiz - a name-that-tune music trivia game
- Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? - a quiz game to test your elementary-level knowledge
- Bedtime Stories - a soothing, narrated skill to help you fall asleep

We believe voice control will be the main way people access entertainment in their bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and cars, and our goal is to build a destination for interactive audio entertainment, as Netflix did for television.

We are looking for a writer who can help us bring the first midcore games to life onto smart speakers, including Amazon’s Echo Show and Google’s Nest Hub. The smart speaker platform offers a unique opportunity to write interactive narratives like never before, with users speaking to the app in their own words, using their own voice.

At Volley, you’ll be collaborating with artists, designers, and engineers to create and implement compelling and cohesive narratives and characters for our games. Additionally, since almost all of the interactions on the platform happen through spoken word, you’ll be helping to pioneer the new and exciting field of Voice UX. You will create clear and compelling language for day-to-day app activities, while predicting possible user responses.


At Volley, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. We are currently working remotely, but come January will be implementing a hybrid work-from-home and in-office schedule. We also offer 4 weeks of paid time off and strongly encourage its use.

Volley believes in an inclusive workplace and is committed to building a team from a variety of backgrounds. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive the other benefits and privileges of employment.

We’re a small but quickly growing team that truly enjoys working together. We love coming together over Zoom happy hours, the funny and strange in Slack #random, and come January, occasional karaoke sessions in our brand new Hayes Valley office. If this sounds like fun (we promise it is), get in touch!

Underrepresented candidates, and candidates from nontraditional backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!

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