Location: Montréal

Narrative Designer in Montréal at Impossible

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  • Type: Part time Freelance
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  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Date of publication: 4 Dec 2019
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Job Summary

We are looking for a narrative designer with professional writing experience and an understanding of non-linear narrative structures. The chosen candidate will help shape the plot and setting of the game and advise on narrative-related design decisions.

Our ideal candidate is someone who works well in small teams and wants to have a significant impact on a meaningful game.

About Impossible

Impossible is a small indie studio based in Montreal currently developing its first title, Été, an interactive experience exploring time and memory through impressionistic vignettes.

About Été

Fill a blank canvas with vivid memories as you explore the summer with ink, music and photographs. Wander into open city scenes, collect ephemera and meet charming characters as you unfold an immersive world filled with everyday wonders.


  • Contribute to the high-level story structure and plot
  • Write scenes and dialogues
  • Assist with the casting of voice actors
  • Work alongside the creative director to implement the overall narrative vision
  • Work alongside the lead animator to bring narrative sequences to life


  • Shipped scripts for games, cinema, television, theatre or written fiction
  • Experience in non-fantasy setting for an adult audience
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in both English and French


  • Mastery of French
  • Experience with Twine or other interactive writing tools
  • Interest for alternative games and art
  • Entry-level technical knowledge of Unity is a plus


This is a part-time position (depending on your availability) to work in our Montreal offices (no remote).

Please send a CV, including previous work experience and notable projects, by selecting apply.

Note: We will not consider remote candidates or interns for this position. If you are looking for an internship, follow us on twitter (@ete_dev) !

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