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Character Animator E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Animator to join us in creating content for a high profile role-playing game.

 
UI Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a UI Artist to collaborate in the design and creation of the user experience for our next great RPG.

 

VFX Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated VFX Artist to join the team making our next world-class RPG.

 

Character Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated Character Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Lighting Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Lighting Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Combat Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Combat Designer with proven experience developing first-person melee combat gameplay to join our team of talented developers.

 

Area Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an Area Designer to join us in creating our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

Lead Narrative Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join the development team making our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

Unity Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced Unity Programmers to join our team of game developers.

 

User Interface Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for User Interface Programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision for the user interface of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Gameplay Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced gameplay programmers familiar with developing games using the Unreal Engine.

 

Graphics Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Engine Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to develop, debug, and optimize engine-level systems in the Unreal Engine.

 

Financial Analyst E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is seeking an Intermediate to Senior Financial Analyst to join our team to manage the company-wide forecasting and budgeting process. 

 

Lead Sound Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a creative and technical Lead Sound Designer with the capability to design and implement assets, lead the audio efforts for a new project, and specialize in key audio systems.

 

Lead Narrative Designer

Obsidian is looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join the development team making our next great multi-platform RPG.

Are you a passionate writer ready to advocate for the audience's best narrative experience? Do you possess excellent communication and organization skills as well as the ability to negotiate with peers in a goal-oriented way? Have you perfected balancing a game director's goals with the needs of narrative design teams and the expectations of a game's intended audience? If so, our Lead Narrative Designer role may be the perfect fit for you.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Game Director and Design Director to develop the plot and major story points based on the overall game direction
  • Maintaining the consistency and integrity of the intellectual property in the game's writing
  • Functioning as the primary reference point for questions about the IP
  • Establishing the writing style, standards, and guidelines for the project based on the IP, Obsidian's standards, and the specific needs of the project
  • Reviewing writing for the project and providing guidance based on the established style and specific aesthetic as well as technical needs as they arise
  • Working with the Audio Director, Narrative Designers, external voice directors, and voice actors to help coordinate VO sessions (preparing character sides and scripts, providing direction, etc.)
  • Working with Tools Programmers to continue to develop internal tools based on the needs of the Narrative Designers and the project
  • Writing some portion of dialogue and additional game text to have a basic understanding of the game's pipelines and to help establish expectations for the other Narrative Designers

Requirements

  • An active gamer with a passion for making games
  • 3+ years of professional game writing experience with at least one shipped game
  • Experience working as a writer on at least one shipped game with branching dialogue
  • High working knowledge of RPG conventions
  • Experience working with dedicated dialogue tools for game development

Pluses

  • Experience in a management/lead role
  • Experience working with scripting languages
  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine

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