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Company Name:
Galxyz Inc.
Location:
Mountain View, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Contract
Platform
Android, Browser Based Games, iOS
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Narrative Writer for Interactive Media

SOAR, INC.

An exciting mobile game startup is looking for a highly talented Narrative Writer to work out of our brand new Mountain View office--located in the cool Castro Street district.

The successful candidate will be able to write compelling narrative-driven scripts for an exciting next gen learning product--with the goal to revolutionize the gamification of education. We are looking for an experienced, talented narrative writer (with a fascination for science education) to help us develop an immersive, narrative-driven interactive educational experience--tying narrative, gamification, science content, and assessment together into a coherent, tight user experience for kids.

The ideal candidate is an awesome creative writer--but also has passion/talent for science education and interactive media, and can help us write an engaging narrative-driven interactive world of learning that's both fun and tightly interwoven into our science curriculum. 

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With strong creative writing skills, you will work closely with the creative team to write space adventure scripts for a hybrid 2D/3D mobile gameplay experience
  • You will look closely at the characters and narrative world, as well as the curricular themes, and tie the two together into cool, fun game-based assessment experience for kids.
  • Collaborate effectively with a small, high energy team of illustrators, 3D artists, designers, and executives
  • Contribute to a high quality, unique visual experience--a world of magical space adventure for kids

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to write quickly, collaborate, and iterate in a lean/agile dev environment
  • Strong, proactive problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing, Communications, Film, Gaming or Science with at a least one year of professional writing for media experience OR Graduate or professional degree in Writing/Screenwriting/MultiMedia Writing
  • Passion for video games, next gen science education, great storytelling, and the future of education!

OTHER EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Tech-savvy.
  • Willingness to work start-up hours.
  • Ability to understand elementary school science and teach it effectively via strong storytelling skills.
  • Video game or educational app experience a plus, but not required.
  • Writers with an academic background in science and/or experience writing for young-adults or children will be given special consideration. 

WHY JOIN SOAR, INC?

  • Be a key part of designing/writing a narrative-themed, next gen learning product (pioneering gamification in education).
  • Be able to bring your own ideas into projects
  • Competitive compensation
  • Get in on the ground floor of an ambitious mobile game startup located in a cool office on Castro Street in the heart of Mountain View--and work with a kickass, collaborative team!
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