Friday, September 25, 2009

JOB ALERT!!! Content Designer - NetDevil

Location:     NetDevil-Louisville / Denver, CO
Job Code:     119   # of openings:     1

NetDevil, located in Louisville, CO, was founded in 1997 with the mission of developing massively multiplayer
games in unique settings for wide audiences. The studio is currently developing Jumpgate Evolution and LEGO Universe as well as an original IP.

  • Maintain the story concepts as defined by the lead/sr. content designer
  • Working with other content designers, create compelling and intriguing plots, subplots and characters.
  • Responsible for supporting all dialogue, mission entries and rewrites implementation into the game
  • Responsible for solid understanding of IP and overall story/critical path of project
  • Maintains materials and completes writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology
  • Reviews documentation and recommends revisions or change in scope, format, or content along with the lead/sr. content designer and other team members.

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent professional experience; and demonstrated writing skills via portfolio
  • 1-2 years professional writing experience
  • Proven examples of professional writing, editing and document formatting skills
  • Must have thorough understanding of the needs of the end-user as to write from that perspective
  • Must self-educate through documents and product use
  • Must differentiate between elementary and ancillary information
  • Must be able to recognize potential problems in plots, characters, and areas, while propose/brainstorm appropriate solutions with the lead writer/lead designer
  • Willingness and ability to meet aggressive deadlines and extraordinary attention to details
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills (cross-functional team environments)
  • The ability to work within the framework of the overall story to create interesting plots and subplots for an area
  • Be aware and sensitive to what resources (art, programming) are available, and the ability to work within these limits when devising plots and characters
  • High level of flexibility with regard to change in direction or/and rewrites