Game Writer

Airship is currently looking for an experienced game writer to help us build compelling game worlds and brands. As a game writer you’ll work daily to assist in story-building, writing story outlines, game lore, dialogue, and whatever else is needed to make our game brands stand out. You’ll work closely with design leadership to iterate on story points and dialogue updates as our games change and evolve.

If you've got experience writing for shipped games and enjoy working with a small group of talented and passionate game devs, then we're the place for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with vision stakeholders to develop core story ideas and outlines that satisfy gameplay requirements

  • Rapidly develop and iterate on dialogue, lore, and other game script elements

  • Assist in implementing and editing dialogue and other text in-game (Unreal, Unity)

  • Maintain up-to-date in-house documentation of game story, both background and in-game

  • Become the in-house expert on existing IP story details and history

  • Work with design leadership to iterate on and polish the story experience in-game

  • Provide reasonable time estimates, and communicate when adjustments are needed

REQUIRED:

  • At least 3 years of commercial game writing experience

  • Experience as a writer on a notable game release

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to work independently, with strong organization skills

  • A thorough understanding of typical game development pipelines

  • Able to effectively collaborate with other departments

  • Motivated and self-driven; complete tasks without major supervision

  • Skilled problem solver

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States

PLUSES:

  • Experience with Unreal and/or Unity

  • Strong technical expertise and implementation skill

To apply, send us an e-mail with some writing samples: careers (at) airshipsyndicate.com!