Writer-Designer - Online Studios

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Games and Level Design
Hunt Valley
Zenimax Media Inc.
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ZeniMax Online Studios is looking for a Writer to work with the animation, audio, content, world building, systems and gameplay teams to provide interesting, well-written and well-conceived stories to the player through all player-facing written and voice-acted content.


Work with the gameplay team, content designers, level designers and world builders to develop a plan for the stories of quests, POIs, and the zone as a whole.
Work with Lead Writer to make sure zone stories, items, characters, etc. fit within the established fiction for the game.
Help the Lead Writer and Zone Lead to craft the fiction for the game in any capacity needed.
Meet established deadlines for material delivery.
Understand and be able to proficiently use the proprietary in-game tool to accomplish the below tasks.
Write and edit journal, conversation, quest granting, and quest ending text:
At college level
Free of grammatical, spelling and consistency errors
In proper tone
With proper characterization
Within other established style guidelines
Assure fictional consistency
Within previously established lore
Within game lore
Any other duties assigned by the Zone Lead, Lead writer, or management


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Brief (2-3 page) writing sample of dialog written to be performed by voice actors that shows excellent writing skill with a strong focus on characterization.
Computer proficiency required in addition to being well versed in Microsoft Office Suite
Strong organizational and time management skills

Desired Skills:

2+ years’ experience working in narrative centric games

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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