Writer-contract

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 162330

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Writer / Narrative Designer

 

EA SPORTS writers will be responsible for designing narrative systems and characters with a focus on a guided progression experience, player goals, achievements, and story arc.  They will serve as a thought leader in championing and ensuring that the script, speech and story-telling devices are crafted to achieve a meaningful emotional narrative experience. 

 

You will create characters (both playable and non-playable) that users will embrace and bond with, to capture emotional experiences that drive the story forward. 

  

Role Overview:

 

  • Partnering closely with other designers and producers to enhance game features where story is core to the player experience
  • Collaborating with the creative, design, and production teams to conceive and develop fully realized, compelling characters and impactful story arcs
  • Writing, developing and editing all narrative content, understanding story requirements and delivering on script goals
  • Collaborating on all story components including storyboard animation, sound design and/or music

 

 

The Next Great EA SPORTS Writer Needs:

 

Experience developing narrative systems in well-received, published games.  You should deeply understand guided experiences and believable SPORTS stories and culture.  Additionally, you should have:

 

  • Deep knowledge of current and historical sports rules, players, personalities, and events
  • 2+ years of experience on game development teams in narrative design, writing, and/or other aspects of game design
  • Experience with multidisciplinary teams, including art, engineering, production, audio, and marketing
  • Excellent writing skills with prose and screenplay/dialogue formats
  • Experience as a collaborative team player who understands good story ideas can come from anywhere on the team
  • Should be open to feedback, and have a hunger to seek it out


When applying, provide:

  • A current resume, highlighting professional writing and/or educational experience
  • Samples of short fiction, screenplays or game writing

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2020-09-03 16:18:32.18

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