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Senior Scriptwriter – AAA Games – London – Permanent

Location: London Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Rocksteady Studios Ltd

 

OPM is excited to be working for this renowned multi-award-winning AAA action games studio. With a new state-of-the-art custom-designed studio which houses a team of 120+ in an open-plan room, the team have access to multiple online training websites and bring in world class training speakers hosted on-site.

Responsibilities:

My client is looking to add to its family with an exceptionally talented Senior Scriptwriter who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms. You will be a member of the in-house writing team, working closely with the Creative Director, design and audio teams.

  • Write compelling dialogue and narrative content
  • Work closely with the writing team and Creative Director to develop overall narrative and character arcs
  • Be a positive, active and contributing team member whilst giving insightful, constructive feedback to other writers
  • Pitch/communicate new ideas, concepts and stories
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to develop, refine and implement dialogue and narrative content

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must be able to write exceptional character dialogue, develop compelling storylines, and be involved with these components from conception to reviewing in the final game.

  • Professional experience writing creatively for games, TV, film, theatre, comics, novels, or related media
  • Strong writing, character and plot development skills and a flair for writing dialogue
  • Design or scriptwriting experience on shipped games titles is an advantage but not essential
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks and to think both creatively and logically
  • Willing to accept and provide constructive feedback and work through multiple iterations
  • Passion for gaming, with excellent design insights across genres
  • Broad knowledge of comics, novels, games, cinema, and popular culture relating to video games

Benefits:

  • Annual bonuses, contributory pension scheme and quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Private family medical care, private dental care, free eye test & discount glasses & free seasonal flu jab
  • Overseas relocation support, childcare vouchers scheme & long-service holiday reward.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme & subsidised gym, Masseuse, Yoga, Life Drawing, Parking & Haircuts in the office complex
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager, Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support) & yearly Line Manager, Studio Peer Performance review process & Finder’s Fee scheme
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre & Monthly team meals/outings
  • Discounts on goodies, staff-only merchandise store, & free fruit, juices and soft drinks

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com

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Emma Myall | QA, Localisation, Community Management and Audio Design Recruitment
OPM Response LTD

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214415  |  Email: emma@opmjobs.com |  Skype: Emma Myall – OPM

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