Job typeGame Development/Publishing
LocationCanada - Montreal, Quebec
Posted DateMar. 03, 2020
WB Games Montréal, a division on Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), is seeking a Senior Writer to join the team. This writer should have game writing experience working directly with a development team, excellent dialogue writing skills, and the ability to collaborate and integrate feedback from the lead writer as well as other development team members. The position will include all aspects of the character dialogue within the open world and missions, and will also require a deep understanding of systemic and gameplay driven dialog. The writer needs to have the ability to quickly write and rewrite lines. They should also have strong editing skills and the ability to give detailed, written feedback on peer writing.
- 3+ years of experience writing experience, including dialogue, treatments, and cinematics.
- Experience working within multidisciplinary teams.
- An understanding of development pipelines
Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
- B.A. or equivalent job experience
- Superior writing ability with a particular emphasis on dialogue.
- High level of flexibility with regard to change in direction or rewrites.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a team of writers and with a development team.
- An understanding of gameplay systems and what draws players to characters.
- Strong research skills and attention to detail.
- Knowledge of writing tools and script formatting (final draft or other script writing software, word, excel, various database solutions for content)
- Ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines.
- Self-motivated, ability to work well independently.
- Solid understanding of industry trends in video games and interactive storytelling for various genres.
- Experience working with art team on cinematic development a plus.
- Experience directing voice actors and rewriting lines on the fly a plus.
Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.