Division: Arkane Studios - France | Department: |
Lyon , FR
Arkane Studios, Lyon France is looking for an experienced Narrative Designer to contribute to the story development and help integrate all the narrative assets in our custom tools.
- Contribute to the design of narrative systems supporting the creative intentions
- Write attractive and easy-to-use narrative documentation for the whole team, and be a reliable and pro-active source of information
- Write and implement dialogues and in-game texts in collaboration with the external writers and the narrative director
- Help script some dynamic content (barks, branching dialogues, etc.)
- Provide feedback on tools and technology to improve our narrative workflow
- Work with level designers, systems designers, UI designers, programmers, and external writers on in-game texts (keeping them up to date, adapting to changes, etc.)
- Work closely with localization team (providing information for translators, import/export of strings, fixing formatting and language-related bugs, etc.)
- Frequently test the game to ensure its narrative consistency and that the narrative goals are met
- Experience creating, designing, and writing released games (of any scope, commercial or personal) with a strong narrative component
- Has worked with narrative tools before (including Twine or other free-to-use narrative software)
- Demonstrable experience in world building, character creation, narrative arc design, dialog writing (portfolio submission required)
- Quickly adapts to tools and workflows
- English spoken and written, preferably at a native level
- Good communication and good writing skills
- Organizational skills.
- Be familiar with the constraints of Immersive Simulations and Action-Adventure games
- Ability to adapt quickly to design changes and iterations
- Pack Office
- Previous experience of working on a AAA game project
- Experience working with source control and task management software (Perforce, Hansoft…).
- Experience in visual scripting
- Experience in voice casting and voice direction
- French notions are a real plus
*The Position is based in Lyon, France
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