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Location: Vancouver BC
Job Type: Contract

Title: Narrative Designer

Location: Downtown Vancouver 

Duration: 1 year contract - potential for extension

 

The Narrative Designer is part of our client's Narrative team, focused on implementing written scripts and supporting storytelling alongside and within gameplay.

The Narrative Designer collaborates closely with the  Multiplayer team and Lead Narrative Designer to implement content in our systemic dialogue system (battle chatter), as well as provide feedback to the art content teams to ensure narrative consistency. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support implementation and tracking of the battle chatter system, working with Systems designers, the Audio team and the Narrative team
  • Work with the Narrative Lead, Producer, Writers, and Designers to execute the intended narrative vision, communicate updates, solve creative challenges and provide feedback
  • Tracking and management of narrative-related game assets for localization, such as in-game dialogue and text
  • Ensure narrative consistency across the franchise 


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-3+ years of experience in video games with 1 shipped title
  • Understanding of game development process and workflows, including speech pipelines
  • A passion for games and an understanding of game design and narrative design for games, especially in multiplayer games
  • Ear for dialogue and audio; understanding of voice recording pipeline, context and relevance of lines for characters
  • In-depth knowledge of industry trends in interactive storytelling, with a genuine interest in creatively advancing the story medium
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability at successful multi-tasking under pressure
  • An interest in shooters and action games
  • Experience with localization pipelines and processes - strong asset 

 

For consideration please email your resume to Sydney@ifgpr.com with "Narrative Designer" in the subject line