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Intern Associate Game Writer

at Pera Games in İstanbul

Description

We are looking for a talented intern who will work as an associate game writer for Overfall. This position will involve the creative writing and implementation of story based content. Duties will include assisting with the creative design and technical implementation of quests and in-game events. The ideal candidate will have a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, boundless creativity, a strong visual aesthetic, and a longstanding passion for playing games.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute creatively to Overfall’s story encounters and write short stories, dialogues and quests.
  • Help establish the tone of the game world and propose creative and efficient ways to effectively present this world to the player.
  • Identify narrative problems and brainstorm creative solutions with colleagues.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a degree in a related field (English, Creative Writing, Theatre, Film, Psychology, Social Sciences, History, Political Science, Literature, etc.)
  • Absolute passion for playing and making computer games.
  • Exceptional mastery of the English language.

Pluses

  • A strong editorial eye and ability to craft sharp, clear and coherent stories through excellent written and verbal communication skills suitable for diverse demographics.
  • Ability to develop a script to occur in a nonlinear manner. Story arcs will have multiple endings.
  • Ability to write from a variety of voices and perspectives (different races, genders, social classes, ages, etc.)
  • Dungeon mastering and/or improvisational theatre abilities.

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Pera Games
    • Your all time favourite games
    • Your all time favourite books
    • Your all time favourite movies
    • The games you are playing currently
    • Your Steam ID
  • Use “ Twine” to write an outline and couple of dialogues for a short plot set in Overfall’s world. Include a choice or complication to demonstrate player agency and define any emotional beats.

If you would like to apply, please send these materials to jobs@pera.gs – only submittals with the above materials will be considered.



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