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Senior Content Writer
Creative DepartmentKharkiv
Remote

This is a remote work position that requires work availability from 8:00 - 16:30 GMT (UK time).

Plarium Ukraine is a team of over 750 specialists developing mobile and PC games for more than 380 million players across 150 countries. As Plarium’s largest production studio, we support more than 20 live game titles including:

  • RAID: Shadow Legends
  • Mech Arena
  • Vikings: War of Clans
  • Lost Island: Blast Adventure

We take pride in delivering best-in-class quality, while giving our employees the support and resources they need to grow as games industry professionals.

Who We’re Looking For

Plarium is looking for an outstanding Senior Content Writer (Remote) to help support our Community, SEO, HR, Web, Marketing and Game Platforms teams.

As a strong candidate for this position, you must have broad writing experience and deep gaming knowledge. We’re looking for candidates who are comfortable writing SMO and SEO content, web marketing copy, landing page and web content, and occasional UI/UX copy for mobile and web applications.

You have an outstanding eye for detail, excellent lateral-thinking skills, and experience using and creating style guides. You take full ownership of tasks, enjoy research, and self-proof your work independently.

If the above describes your skillset - we want to talk to you.

As part of the Creative Department, you will be working with various teams to create and proof content to support our games, web presence, and game platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain quality standards of all English-language content through professional writing, proofing, and editing.
  • Work with Brand and Creative teams to develop and maintain style guides.
  • Advise the SEO team, write SEO articles, and control the quality of SEO articles written by freelancers.
  • Develop and test UI text and strings for Plarium Play and plarium.com.
  • Develop engaging, original game-related content for our player community, including but not limited to: gameplay tips, strategy guides, event notifications, creative copy, promotional copy, and short video scripts.
  • Create template responses for common customer support scenarios on our various platforms.
  • Proofread job postings.
  • Conduct ad-hoc writing, proofing, and editing as needed (including press releases, articles, guides, web copy, newsletters, collateral materials, game proposals, and other written corporate materials and communication).
  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to, brainstorming creative references, creating flavor text, drafting wiki articles, codifying style, tone, etc.

What we expect:

  • Native English speaker with flawless grammar and spelling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for video gaming and the video game industry.
  • Copywriting/copy editing experience.
  • Experience writing SEO articles.
  • Experience writing for social and new media.
  • Encyclopedic knowledge of games.
  • Ability to multitask in a multicultural, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to research quickly and effectively.
  • Strong logical and lateral thinking skills, and a problem-solving mindset.
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to take initiative.
  • Familiarity with writing for mobile games, the mobile games market, and multiple game genres.

Desired:

  • Experience as a content writer for a gaming studio.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Strong creative writing skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience in Journalism, Communication, English Literature, Creative Writing, Technical Writing, or any related field.
  • Experience working in cross-cultural and cross-studio environments.
  • Experience with video script-writing.

What we offer our Employees:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • 24+ paid vacation days per year, plus Ukrainian bank holidays and up to 5 days unpaid personal time off.
  • Personal annual training budget.
  • Opportunities to attend industry conferences, training, and social events.
  • Should this position later become eligible for on-site relocation, interested candidates would be eligible for health benefits and relocation assistance including temporary housing allowance, international shipping, legal, and financial support.

Additional Benefits

  • A chance to support some of the world’s most popular games across casual, midcore, and hardcore genres.
  • A vibrant, diverse international team of gaming professionals.
  • Room for career development and progression.
  • The chance to work on a wide variety of games and in close cooperation with our sister studios in the USA, Russia, Israel, and Ukraine.
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What's next?

Send us your CV
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Found a job that sounds right for you? Fantastic. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work.
Waiting for feedback
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After you have completed your test task and sent it back to us, we will need up to 5 working days to analyze it. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Technical interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the technical interview, you will meet with our HR specialists. They will give you more information on your development prospects in the company and provide details about the employee benefits program.
Ready to start
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When the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.