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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.


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


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


  • 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

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

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214415  |  Email: |  Skype: Emma Myall – OPM

Tagged as: Narrative Design

Tags: Narrative Design Categories: Creative , Design


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