Scriptwriter

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
Canada
Area:
Quebec
City:
Quebec
Posted:
08-Dec-16
Company:
Ubisoft - Quebec
Job Ref:

Summary:


The scriptwriter participates to the crafting of the hero’s story, creating characters, writing dialogue, and providing any other narrative-related content required by the project (such as in-game text).


The incumbent works closely with the production team to ensure coherence and quality as narrative content is integrated into the game.

Responsibilities:


The main and routine tasks of the scriptwriter are to:


* Understand the intentions of the Creative Director and translate their vision into words;

* Write the script so that team members from different crafts have a point of reference;

* With the Narrative Game Designer, detail the storyline in a way that accommodates the narrative structure and the gameplay structure;

* Create character descriptions;

* In collaboration with the Narrative Designers, create descriptions for in-game locations and the ambiance found throughout the game;

* Provide scripts for all narrative content (i.e. cinematics, scripted events, gameplay, etc.);

* Write any text that contains narrative elements (mission briefings, loading screens, in-game documents, etc.);

* Collaborate closely with the team members who oversee the design of the narrative;

* Ensure that all reference documents are up to date;

* With the various production teams, supervise the integration of narrative content into the game;

* Assist, when required, with any marketing and/or PR needs that require writing;

* Carry out all other related tasks.

Training:


Diploma of College Studies in scriptwriting, litterature or filmmaking.

Relevant Experience:


Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in scriptwriting or any other relevant experience

Skills and Knowledge:


* Basic understanding of game design fundamentals and processes

* Ability to collaborate, and respond to feedback/notes in a mature and timely manner

* Organizational skills

* Curiosity, Sense of observation

* Creativity

* Inspiration by people, society and world in general

Salary: 58 000$-62 000$/CAN per year

Contact Details:
Ubisoft - Quebec
Tel: +1 (418) 524-1222
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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