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(Expired) Writer

3 months ago by Blizzard Entertainment

Irvine (California), USA

Job Level: Junior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Writing

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Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented and experienced game writer to join the Overwatch team. Your duties will include dialogue writing, research, editing, story development, and intellectual property management. You have shown success as a game writer, excellent people skills, and a real passion for Overwatch.

Responsibilities

  • Quickly write and iterate on compelling dialogue for characters, missions, and scenes
  • Grow and add new value to the Overwatch universe, while maintaining the vision
  • Contribute to the story development of Overwatch
  • Write descriptions of the world, factions, characters, and history
  • Do research gathering and documentation for the Overwatch world
  • Perform editing tasks as needed
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by team management

Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 year of industry experience as a writer/story developer
  • Understanding and knowledge of the universe of Overwatch
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to create dynamic dialogue for Overwatch heroes
  • Able to act independently on writing tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to work well under deadlines
  • Work and thrive in a team environment
  • Knowledge of current successful intellectual properties in today’s popular culture
  • Plays and has knowledge of modern video games
  • Technically proficient to learn toolsets to implement work into the game

Pluses

  • Experience in game design
  • Understand various game toolsets
  • Successfully published writing work (novels, short fiction, film, television, comics)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

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