Company Description

Play as a team, Race for excellence and Get creative! At Ubisoft Ivory Tower, we are driven by these values every day since 2007! Join our team at Ivory Tower to work on a new unannounced project, as a Narrative Designer (M/NB/W).

Job Description

The Narrative Designer stands by the Narrative team, working closely with Writers, Gameplay Designers, Programmers, Audio Designers and Mission Designers.

Their role is to unite narrative structures and game systems to provide players with an immersive and captivating experience, always focusing on the coherence of the narrative above all.

It demands to shape, communicate, and ensure the consistency of the narration with the creative vision, in tandem with the UX, UI, Audio, Realization and GD teams. This includes designing, documenting, testing and implementing the narrative structure in the game.

Production :

  • Collaborate with the Design Team in developing the game’s story, structure, characters, tone, pacing and world-building with a focus on the seamless integration of narrative within the project.
  • Under the direction of the Game Design Lead, design and prototype narrative systems and content using our proprietary game engine.
  • In collaboration with the UX, UI and Game Design teams, define the best way to communicate relevant gameplay and narrative information to the player.
  • Accompanying the Mission designers and Level designers, create the Narrative flow to shape the missions and their flow, while briefing the writers to create the scripts.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation related to narrative tools, workflows, and pipelines; ensure best practices are maintained throughout the game’s development.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrable previous experience as a Narrative Designer
  • Experience creating clear, understandable design and technical documentation
  • Understanding of narrative, game design and visual/cinematic storytelling techniques
  • A good sense of timing, pacing and flow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluency in English
  • Ability to question yourself, thoroughness and persuasive force

Additional Information

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving gamechanging challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

  • Lunch vouchers & transit pass paid 50% by the company
  • Playzone and babyfoot
  • Flextime and home office
  • Holiday bonus
  • Company profit-sharing and profit-sharing agreement
  • Profitability bonus

Integrating the Ubisoft French studios also means:

  • Join passionate and highly technical teams, all driven by the desire to design and develop innovative games and stand out for their quality
  • Collaborate with teams recognized for their experience on renowned franchises
  • Develop expertise by participating in in-house sharing events (talks, conferences, trade shows) and benefiting from tailor-made training programs
  • Evolve in a leading French videogame company represented in 30 different countries, with opportunities for international development

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Tagged as: Collaboration, Design, Focusing, Integration, Storytelling, Technical Documentation, Verbal Communication Skills, Workflows

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