Senior Narrative Designer- Berlin

Savage Game Studios
Berlin
22 days ago
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At Savage it is crucial how players interact with the game story. From the narrative elements to the story itself we aspire to create immersive experiences for our players. Do you also love designing great player experiences?

We are looking for a Senior Narrative Designer who will own the narrative of the game. You will work with the Game Director, the Design Lead and the design team to create content for the game. As our first narrative designer you should feel comfortable establishing tone and style and be able to set the narrative direction with your own creativity.

Savage Game Studios is a member of the PlayStation family.

Why should you join Savage Game Studios

  • You’ll be a part of a rock-solid team of artists, programmers and developers
  • You’ll work in an environment where we truly respect each other’s talent and contribution
  • We are ambitious and always strive to lift each other to full potential
  • We love to play and develop games. In addition to playing games in our free time, every Friday afternoon at Savage is dedicated to playing games that inspire us
  • Our studios are conveniently located in the downtowns of Helsinki and Berlin
  • Our international team values individuality and diversity - no matter who you are or where you're from, you can find a home at Savage
  • Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and great benefits

Responsibilities

  • Own, design and implement narrative moments, dialogue and cinematic content
  • Establish tone and style
  • Work with the Game Director, Design Lead and the design team to bring together the story and gameplay
  • Write story beats, characters, environment and other narrative documentation
  • Ensure narrative direction is understood and respected by the different crafts: design, art, tech…

Requirements

  • Experience in game narrative design and writing with a preference for mobile games
  • Ability to create the tone, themes, and characters for the whole game
  • Strong game, prose, and cinematics writing abilities
  • Comfortable implementing your work in engine
  • Exemplary interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set the direction as well as owning and driving narrative tasks
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate towards achieving game goals

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Experience working on a mobile live game ("games as a service")
  • Native English skills are preferable
  • A passion for and knowledge of narrative in games and other interactive experiences
  • Experience writing comics and other extremely short form narratives is a plus
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