Narrative Writer - Contract

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Areas of Expertise:
Editorial and Journalism, Games and Level Design
South East UK
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Narrative Writer - Contract

Requisition Number:118241


Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

We are Ghost Games, an EA Studio


We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.


The Challenge Ahead


Ghost is looking for a Writer to join our narrative team.  We are looking for a naturally collaborative writer to join our team, working closely with the Director, Designers and Producers creating a compelling game experience.


A Writer at Ghost Games:


Based on an understanding of the gameplay, the Writer develops the fictional world and the characters that inhabit it. Once this is established the Writer develops the story of the game in collaboration with the rest of the development team. This will include the conflict inherent to the world and characters that motivates the player to keep playing.


A Writer at Ghost Games needs:


  • A passion for video games and an understanding of gameplay.
  • Demonstrable experience developing fiction in games, film or print.
  • Beneficial to have a knowledge in car culture.


To Apply


Please provide a CV and cover letter, together with writing samples of personal or professional work. We will also expect you to successfully complete a writing test.


What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!


We realise it takes world-class people to make world-class games, so we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creative freedom and autonomy.


We appreciate the work contractors provide, so here at EA we like to offer you great facilities while you are working onsite including:


  • Free onsite gym
  • Two annual parties (Summer & Christmas)
  • Onsite cafe
  • Our very own barista
  • Games Area


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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01483 463415
Contact: The Recruitment Team

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