Senior Writer (Assassin's Creed)

Mar 03, 2023
Chengdu, China
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Ubisoft – Chengdu is looking for a Senior Writer to work on the narrative quality for our highly anticipated games. The Writer works closely with the quest team to craft quality game content that helps to immerse the player in the game world. The successful candidate is an experienced writer with strong game development experience who is organized and can skillfully integrate gameplay and storytelling into a cohesive whole. The candidate should also be comfortable creating and reviewing iterative content backed by a strong understanding of a franchise’s strengths. 

What you will do

  • Work with quest designers to blueprint and plan out a high-level vision for content 

  • Understand how to craft compelling storylines and characters within technical and budgetary constraints 

  • Write and integrate character dialogue and implement dialogue using in-house narrative tools 

  • Create titles and descriptions for items and powers in the game that are evocative of their function in game 

  • Review and update existing scripts as necessary, and understanding the effect those updates have on the overall game narrative 

  • Ensure that all narrative reference documents are up to date and with clear expectations to various disciplines across the studios 

  • Diploma of University or Master Studies in scriptwriting, literature, filmmaking, or videogames 
  • At least one shipped title with credits in a narrative role

  • Strong, expressive, and naturalistic command of English writing 

  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability 

  • Avid gamer is a big plus 

  • Interest in history and mythology is a plus 

  • Professionally published creative writing is a plus 

  • Professional writing samples will be required for consideration 

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