Lead Narrative Designer

5-7 years
11 days ago
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

As a Lead Narrative Designer, you will guide a talented team of narrative designers and writers to craft a rich, captivating, and meaningful game world that fully immerses our players. As a leader and mentor, you possess the talent and expertise to motivate, inspire, and support your team in delivering narrative content in line with our creative vision and of AAA quality.

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What you will do

  • Manage a team of writers and narrative designers, ensuring the quality of the script and final edits of scenes and cinematics.
  • Coordinate with the Game and Creative Director to align on narrative goals
  • Collaborate with other departments on narrative and art content creation
  • Lead casting and voice recording sessions.
  • Ensure the overall coherence of the storyline/scripted events throughout the game.
  • Contribute to the writing process and integrate narrative scenes and cinematics into gameplay.
  • Provide guidelines regarding the development of specific narrative/scripted event features and assets.
  • Participate in recruitment to build your scriptwriting team and foster their growth, training and coaching new narrative team members.
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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience in the games industry, working in a narrative or design capacity
  • Extensive understanding of the narrative design process, including storytelling narratology and dramaturgy, environmental storytelling, character creation, and writing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Solid knowledge of the game production pipeline
  • Ability to learn and master new tools and techniques

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Ubisoft's proprietary narrative tools (like Oasis Next).
  • Fluency in both Mandarin and English.

  • Oasis Next

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Benefits and Perks from Ubisoft Shanghai:

    • Future of Work framework: We believe that working location flexibility is essential to employee engagement and contributes to our high value of work-life balance
    • A minimum of 15 days paid annual leave
    • Monthly meal and snack allowance
    • Premium medical insurance plan and free annual health check
    • Game Package: free access to Ubisoft games on PC plus a rich and expanding library of games & b ooks
    • Employee Assistance Program: wellbeing solutions, emotional support, and life coaching
    • Jumpstart your growth: A rich resevoir of premium and exclusive learning resources to support your continuous learning, expand your skillset, and advance your career.
    • 10+ staff clubs featuring weekly sports and gaming activities and events

    JOB TYPE

    Industry

    Function

    Skills

    environmental storytelling
    game production pipeline
    character creation
    tools and techniques
    Job Source: www.ubisoft.com

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