Game Writer/Designer (Temp)

Game Design Toronto, ON


Kim Kardashian Hollywood

Description

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, TERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on theApp Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling financial district of San Francisco. To learn more, follow this link: http://www.glu.com/

Role Overview

Game Writer/ Designer you will be responsible for writing and designing content for our casual free-to-play games. You will work closely with designers, producers, engineers and artists during the production and ongoing operation of both new and existing games to ensure content is created and updated as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Create content for both existing and new games, including writing (narrative/dialogue design) and basic scripting (level/quest/reward design)
  • Maintain an intimate familiarity with our games, and how players experience and interact with the games’ content
  • Aid the Creative Director and other Designers in content planning, and execute on those plans to create content in a timely manner
  • Work closely with other designers to ensure game content meets wider gameplay and product goals
  • Work with engineers, artists, and QA testers as needed to achieve content goals and quality

Qualifications

  • Superb written communication skills (English), and dialogue/scriptwriting skills
  • Industry experience working in games (ideally in the casual/social space), with at least one shipped/in-market product
  • Proficiency with office suites/software (primarily spreadsheets, word-processors, and diagraming/charts)
  • A portfolio or equivalent that clearly demonstrates the first point. Seriously - candidates who do not demonstrate their writing ability will not be considered

Preferred Skills

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree or college diploma
  • An understanding of programming basics
  • An understanding of the dynamics of on-line communities and social media

Life at the cutting edge of wireless technology is an exciting but demanding place to be. Glu is always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals to join our team. We reward talent, creativity, and the ability to get the job done. At Glu, you’ll find dynamic people, a hip, forward-thinking culture, a team-oriented environment, and opportunity for advancement. If you are interested in mobile technology and want to be a part of a team that makes the future of wireless technology happen, then Glu is for you!

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