• Associate Lead Writer at Larian Studios in Dublin, County Dublin...
  • Larian Studios in Dublin, , Ireland
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  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. As we move on to new projects, the studio that brought you Baldur’s Gate 3 & Divinity: Original Sin 2 is looking for an Associate Lead Writer to join the team and help us in crafting the high caliber games our fans have come to expect.At Larian our Leads are hands on, and are responsible not only for the team’s deliverables and development, but also to maintain and hone their own craft and contribute their own writing to the game. They course-correct their team, foster their talent, advocate for them when needed, and ensure that the writing they deliver meets the standards that our players expect. They are proactive - they look for solutions to problems - and are unafraid of engaging in creative discussions that will result in better work.ResponsibilitiesWrite, review, and revise dialogues to ensure that all writing achieves the style and quality that players... expect of Larian games as defined by the Creative Director and Writing Director Receive and respond to feedback from other departments and, where necessary, convey that feedback to the teamWork with Producers to schedule, assign, and load-balance the team’s work to ensure that deadlines are met and work is distributed to the most appropriate creative owner(s) Collaborate with other departments, particularly Design, Cinematics, Scripting, and VO, to ensure cohesive storytelling, and to support project-level and department-level production pipelines Advocate for the team to ensure that they have all the tools they need to deliver their workConduct regular 1:1s and Performance Reviews with members of the Writing team Assess writing tests and collaborate with the Recruitment team and Studio Heads to hire the best talent for the team and the studioEnsure diversity of characters across the game so that the player experience is never repetitive Troubleshoot and bugfix dialogues across the project as needed by the Writing Director and Creative Director Any additional tasks required to support the project(s) as deemed necessary by the Writing Director or Creative Director Who We're Looking ForYou are an exceptional writer who can demonstrate your skills through past experience and our skills testYou are passionate about storytelling in games, and always put the player experience firstYou have worked in a production-driven environment beforeYou seek feedback proactively, think critically about your own work, and are continuously working to improve your craftYou are able to write a range of interesting and believable characters, and to look for the unexpected angle in their storiesYou are collaborative, and can demonstrate an ability to work well with othersYou have experience pitching your ideas to othersYou are fluent in written English
Dublin Ireland


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