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Senior Writer – AAA Console Games – Netherlands – Permanent

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #1525 Posted: 3 years ago

.As our client expands their team and ambitions, they are looking for a talented Senior Writer with a strong understanding of drama, dialogue, and story structure. You will have significant experience in incorporating such understanding into mission or quest writing and narrative design for AAA games.




•          You will pitch compelling ideas for quests, factions, and backstories.

•          You will write quest dialogue, ambient dialogue, story outlines, and faction documents.

•          You will develop narrative designs for quests, gameplay activities, and game features.

•          You will support teams throughout the studio with their narrative needs while advocating for the game’s emotional arc.

•          You will mentor junior writers, helping them level up.




•          You have extensive experience as a writer in games (other relevant media might also count).

•          You have writing experience on at least one shipped AAA game title, preferably more.

•          You have a background and/or training in dramatic writing and story structure.

•          You possess extensive knowledge of stories and narrative design in other games.

•          You are proficient with prompt revisions based on rapidly evolving feedback.

•          You have the strong desire to embrace and evangelize a rich, complex game world and story.

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

Tagged as: Narrative Design

Tags: Narrative Design Categories: Creative , Design


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