Location: Montréal

Narrative Director in Montréal at NetEase Games Inc.

NetEase Games Inc.
  • Company:

    NetEase Games Inc.

  • Type: Full time
  • City:

    Montréal

  • Date of publication: 20 Nov 2019
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Company Description

NetEase Games (a division of NetEase headquartered in Guangzhou, China) was founded in 2001 with the goal of becoming the top global publisher and developer. Over the years, our love of games translated to success. Developing and releasing mega-hit mobile products like Fantasy Westward Journey, partnering in 2008 to publish Blizzard’s games and working with Mojang to launch Minecraft: Pocket Edition in Asia really put NetEase on the map in the gaming arena.

Job Summary

Job Description
NetEase Games Montreal is the brand new division of NetEase Games; a leading game developer and publisher focusing on delivering top quality mobile and online gaming experiences. We’re currently looking for a Narrative Director for our next AAA project, who will take charge of the design of narrative delivery methods, structure, and systems, and will serve as a liaison between the Design and Narrative departments.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Establish a narrative structure for the game which achieves the goals of our creative vision;
  • Work with Creative Directors and Writers to define the flow of events in the story based on the emotions and gameplay targeted in each situation;
  • Work with the Game Design team to ensure that mechanics and systems are contextualized to enhance the game’s narrative and themes;
  • Design and implement narrative delivery methods;
  • Work with the writing team to ensure that the narrative expressed in the game matches their vision;
  • Act as the liaison between Design, Narrative, and other departments to ensure narrative cohesion;
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ experience working as a Narrative Designer on PC or Console games;
  • Minimum of 1 published title;
  • Strong understanding of video game design principles and theory;
  • Strong understanding of narrative structure and how it pertains to games;
  • Ability to interpret storytelling elements and turn them into gameplay;
Other Requirements
Portfolio

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