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Narrative Designer

Israel Studio DepartmentHerzliya
workplace type
Hybrid

Plarium is looking for an outstanding Games Writer to help us craft the voice, UI text, and content of our legacy and in-development free-to-play titles.

As a strong candidate for this position, you have worked in a game studio and helped ship at least one successful title. You have an encyclopedic knowledge of free-to-play games. From casual to mid-core, you have a mental pool of great examples to draw from, and are familiar with a broad set of common game mechanics and features.

You have excellent lateral-thinking skills, can dig into stat calculations, and thrive in the space where game mechanics and writing intersect. You have spent time honing your professional writing skills, and can take a task from concept documentation to live update, while problem-solving, self-proofing, and editing your work independently.

If you have a sense of adventure, and the above describes your skillset - we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain quality standards of all English-language content through professional writing, proofing, and editing.

  • Develop and play-test UI text and strings for mobile, PC, and social platforms.

  • Support daily localization document workflow.

  • Develop engaging, original game-related content for our players, including but not limited to: gameplay tips, push notifications, strategy guides, promotional copy, and storyboard texts.

  • Conduct ad-hoc writing, proofing and editing as needed (including press releases, web copy, newsletters, collateral materials, game proposals and other written corporate materials and communication).

  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to, creating character backstories, brainstorming creative references, drafting wiki articles, codifying style, tone, etc.

What we expect

  • Strong creative writing skills, excellent grammar and spelling mandatory.

  • Experience in game writing or English localization QA on at least one shipped game.

  • Passion for video gaming and the video game industry necessary.

  • Native English speaker.

  • Experience working in cross-cultural and cross-studio environments.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask in a multicultural, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Strong logical and lateral thinking skills, and a problem-solving mindset.

  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to take initiative.

  • Background in gaming, fantasy, sci-fi, comic book, and other game-relevant creative material.

Desired

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience in Journalism, Communication, English Literature, Creative Writing, Technical Writing, or related field.

  • Copywriting/copy editing experience highly desirable.

  • Experience writing for social and new media.

  • Experience with video script-writing

  • Experience using localization software.

  • Experience working in Unity 3D.

What we offer our Employees

  • Your wellbeing: Flexible, hybrid work experience with talented professionals. Also, high work life balance derived from our people-oriented approach

  • Your health: top notch health insurance to employees and immediate family. Furthermore, gym membership or a variety or workout options.

  • Your future: personal and professional tools to assist with your development and journey.

  • Your contribution: A variety of social and charitable initiatives, that we take pride in.

  • And if that wasn't enough a fully and over the top stocked kitchen that will make any supermarket envious……

What's next?

Send us your CV

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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. 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. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.

Professional 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 professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.

Meeting with the VP / CEO

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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.

Ready to start

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Once 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.

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