Narrative Designer

Location: Sacramento, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 165712

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Narrative Designer (contract)

Location: Sacramento | Open to most remote locations in the US

Term: 6 - 12 months

 

Capital Games is a mobile game studio located in Midtown Sacramento. We're home to the Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, the most successful Star Wars mobile game ever released, charting as the #1 grossing game in over 35 countries, and one of the Top 40 grossing games in the entire world across Apple and Google.

We're a close-knit group of gamers that's passionate about the creation of genre-defining mobile RPGs, and the vibrant live services necessary to support them. Our team culture is helpful, quick, and collaborative. We take our work – but not ourselves – very seriously.

We are looking for an experienced Narrative Designer to bring their passion and skill to life on top grossing mobile games. You'll work with Game Designers and Live Operators to create narratives and dialogue that captivates millions of players around the world! If you're an expert writer who loves epic stories, three-dimensional characters, and snappy dialogue, then this is the role for you. You will report to the Design Director for the project.

Come work at an amazing studio and share your stories with the world!

Responsibilities

  • Develop story outlines, dialogue, and copy that supports our game's overall narrative
  • Work with the Design and Live Operations teams to plan and execute story-driven campaigns, events, and miscellaneous content
  • Be the primary stakeholder for all written game material, providing feedback on all game copy
  • Improve our pipelines, advocating for writing workflows that streamline how narrative makes its way to our players

Qualifications

  • Superb (and otherworldly) written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at structuring and managing branching storylines and dialogue
  • Experience with all facets of story writing, including brainstorming, story structure, character creation, world-building, and dialogue
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities, priorities, and deadlines
  • Generally knowledgeable about mobile games

Desired Skills

  • Previous writing or design experience in the games industry
  • Experience creating dialogue for existing IP
  • Familiarity with localization pipelines
  • Experience with markup, stylesheet, or visual scripting languages
  • Previously published written work (novels, short fiction, film, television, comics)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A love of the Oxford comma

Our Global Benefits package is not included for this particular role.

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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