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Obsidian Entertainment is seeking a skilled UX Designer to join our team and help make our next world class RPG. 

 

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

 

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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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