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Narrative Director (Lead writer), Amsterdam

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Your Future role

Your responsibilities

• Champion and create creative direction, narrative targets, and inspiration for all aspects of worldbuilding and narrative design across multiple settings for digital games. 

• You will forge all creative aspects of a project into a unified experience. 

• Lead a full spectrum of and writers, across multiple experience levels. 

• Commission of story: identify freelance writer (and potentially illustrators) and studio partners alike, guide them, and partner closely with our game teams. 

• Lead brainstorming sessions on new concepts, worlds and characters and follow up with plans to make it come alive. • Provide high-level vision and guidance, iterative reviews, and promote the projects and team. 

• Build a content strategy and roadmap for deliverables, maintaining a clear line of communication and updates across all internal stakeholders to keep on track. 

• This role is a mix of hands-on creation and leadership responsibilities.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

Requirements

• Attention to detail, and excellent understanding of the building blocks of worldbuilding through narrative.

• Leadership experience that shows the ability to frame a vision, pitch to executives, and communicate ideas and expertise across teams and subject areas.

• Ability to demonstrate ownership over both conceptual worldbuilding and commissioned work, and to synthesize game mechanics, brand knowledge, and creative goals into clear and concise direction.

• 4+ years of narrative direction and leadership; you've shipped one AAA title.

Extra Perks

  • Official Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonuses and discounts from partners
  • VHI
  • Professional Team