Senior Writer (Freelance)

Apr 28, 2022
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

PUBG UNIVERSE
Senior Writer

 

PUBG Corp. is the developer and publisher of the blockbuster battle royale video game, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, selling tens of millions of copies and winning multiple game awards worldwide. Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corp. has operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan, China, and South East Asia.

We are seeking a Senior Writer to join the PUBG Universe team to develop original content with the aim of expanding our beloved IP. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as a writer or screenwriter, experience working in narrative design for a AAA game, outstanding people skills, experience in a writers' room setting, and an absolute passion to tell great stories in various mediums.

 

Responsibilities include:

Collaboration with Universe team to craft exciting and engaging narratives.

Writing and collaborating on outlines, story treatments, lore bibles, characters bios, scripts, short stories, and other narrative content as needed.

Working with our game designers and internal development teams on copy writing, editing of dialogue scripts when necessary, and keeping consistency with the world and tone.

 

 

Qualifications:

Able to craft and effectively communicate original ideas, concepts, and story beats.

Thorough knowledge of the story-development process

 

A minimum of 3 years' experience in game development, working with the narrative aspects of the game

Experience collaborating with team members on visual scenes, dialogue, story pacing, and gameplay within a non-linear game structure.

 

Vast knowledge of successful intellectual properties in today's popular culture

 

Comfortable working in a writers room. Able to self-critique and accept outside critique. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated with creative problem-solving abilities.

Capable of working in a challenging and ever-changing creative team environment.

Candidate must be extremely passionate about gaming and cinematic storytelling.  Deep knowledge of storytelling across all mediums (film/tv/games/comics/prose…etc.)

Excellent grammar and editorial skills.

Candidate must have a portfolio showcasing work in MULTIPLE mediums. Prose sample mandatory. Please also submit a portfolio containing 1-2 pieces in at least one other medium (script, comic, podcast, haiku, twitter-rant, SoundCloud rap…etc.).  

College degree in screenwriting, creative writing, filmmaking, narrative design or similar discipline; or equivalent professional experience.

 

Submission / Portfolio requirements

Resume

Writing Sample/Portfolio of related works

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5000 + employees
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