Creative Writer

As a Creative Writer at Bulkhead you will be working closely with our Game Designers, Art Director, and Concept Artists. You’ll work with different disciplines to bring the universe to life.
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We are looking for a Creative Writer to work on a new multiplayer shooter! As a Creative Writer at Bulkhead you will be working closely with our Game Designers, Art Director, and Concept Artist. You’ll work with different disciplines to bring the universe to life. You will be in a complete creative position to help shape and craft a universe for a multiplayer shooter. 

The team at Bulkhead are a tightly knit group of developers who strive to build impressive multiplayer games. Our team mates tend to be multi-disciplinary developers who push boundaries to deliver that goal.

At Bulkhead Interactive you are given a lot of creative freedom and responsibility to the project you're working on. We don't like hand cuffing our creatives! 

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for fleshing out story elements and lore in the universe
  • Write in-game backstory for the world, factions, and characters
  • Research real world events between 1912 and 2001
  • Write compelling dialogue for characters, challenges, and missions
  • Coherently help other departments to understand the story
  • Champion the lore of the universe we are building

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Creative Writer or Story Developer in the games industry
  • At least one shipped game (Indie or AAA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work without constant and clear direction
  • Fan of multiplayer shooters

Preferred Skills

  • 2D Artist abilities to help explain ideas
  • An interest in military history
  • Experience in game design
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience in a professional environment

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

Our teams of awesome people are what makes us, so have some treats on us!

  • Private Medical Insurance 💊

    All employees and their families qualify for a great private medical package.

  • Private Dental Insurance 🦷

    All employees receive dental cover as part of their medical insurance.

  • Flexible Working Hours ⌚

    We offer you freedom to allow work to fit in with your schedule and preferences.

  • Profit Share Scheme 💰

    You make the games so we share the profits! 10% of the project's profits are shared with those who are part of it!

  • Annual Holiday Increase 😎

    For every year you work with us, you gain an extra day of holiday! In addition to all public holidays, we even close for St George's day allowing you to enjoy England in the Spring.

  • Free drinks 🥤

    The fridges are constantly stocked high with refreshing drinks and we provide unlimited tea and coffee - help yourself!

  • High End Hardware and Three Monitors 🖥️

    We want our team to be comfortable at work. Every developer has three monitors and a high end PC.

  • Games and Pizza Nights 🍕

    Whether board games or video games, join us for free pizza, drinks and fun!

  • Discounted Gym Membership 🏋️‍♂️

    As part of your medical insurance, you receive a 20% discount at Nuffield Health gyms. Luckily there is one next to the office! New year, new you!

Workplace & Culture

 

Bulkhead Interactive is an innovative, supportive and rewarding place to call pastures new. A place in which collaboration, inclusion and a genuine casual atmosphere make for the fundamentals in which we pride ourselves. With a range of experience within our teams, from veterans to industry newcomers alike, Bulkhead Interactive looks to pave the way as we build on a fast paced, engaging environment. A multitude of social events with food and drink provided by us, out of hours meetups, a top of the range open plan office with brilliant amenities and health plan are amongst a list of growing benefits to help us embolden our in house culture as we, Bulkhead Interactive look forward into 2020 and beyond.

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