64 rue du Dessous des Berges
Date : 13.04.2023 Reference : AFJV-ECEP2028-25339
Hawkswell is a Paris-based video game development company founded and managed by industry veterans with 15-20 years' experience in hands-on production and editorial coordination and supervision. We are united by our passion and expertise in Interactive Storytelling and the RPG (Role Playing Game) genre, our ambition is to create powerful and engaging worlds in which our players will be able to forge their own epic stories.
Senior Narrative Designer
Permanent contract Paris (75)
You'll be joining a young and motivated narrative team with writers and designers from diverse horizons, with an experienced lead writer and content director who have mapped out plans for an ambitious experience in an original IP world.
Main objectives :
Design and foster the Narrative and Cinematic Pipeline of an ambitious crpg game with a complete narrative team working with the lead writer of the project and narrative director of the studio.
Set up and implement narrative best practices in a young and dynamic rpg studio.
In more details :
Analyze, design, improve, and implement the narrative systems that will support the creative and narrative vision of the game.
Build, monitor, manage, and maintain the narrative logic systems,
Promote D&I and representation in the game,
Work collaboratively with the writing direction and team to ensure the overall quality and consistency of the story, narrative structure, story arcs, characters, themes and tones carried by the game's vision,
Work with programming teams to optimize the usability of the tools by the narrative team,
Keep design and technical documentation up to date to allow narrative teams to optimize their workflow.
Monitor the production of deliverables in accordance with the gameplay needs and the project schedule,
Work in collaboration with the creative direction on the design, cutting and pacing of the game scenes,
Collaborate with project management to define priorities at each stage of development, from conception to the release of the game
Participate in castings, recording sessions, and mocap sessions to bridge the gap between writing intentions and directing actors,
Support an inclusive, respectful work environment
You believe in the power of stories (and games) to heal and imagine a better future.
Nice to have :
Experience with RPG video games.
Familiarity with the TTRPG experience.
Compensation according to profile and experience
Flextime & remote working possible
Meal vouchers & transport subscription half paid
Community of board game / roleplaying game players
The position is based in Paris, France.
Partial remote is possible.
Some of us might tend not to apply for jobs unless we feel we do not meet exactly all items in the job description. We believe that high-performing teams include people from different backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't match everything listed in the job description. Let us know why this role appeals to you, why you will be great, and which requirements will stretch you
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