Junior Game Writer

Outfit7 Brit Limited, | London, United Kingdom | Full-time

We are looking for a writer and gamer with a passion for mobile games and entertainment. Your task will be to write in-game texts for our Talking Tom & Friends franchise, as well as new games in development, tapping into new game genres and potential new brands. This role also involves writing game-related materials, including product marketing, marketing, and PR, and coordinating them with our product, marketing, and localization teams.

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In this role you will

  • Work with Game Design to create game stories.
  • Create game, environment, and character backstories and descriptions.
  • Work with the UI and UX teams on UI and other in-game texts.
  • Work with Product Marketing on storefront texts and with Marketing on various promotional materials (game descriptions for the website, and helping set up TOV and game-based communication/stories for marketing campaigns and various communication channels, like social media and specific gaming channels, and guidelines for influencers, etc.)
  • Work closely with Localization to deliver the source texts for localization.
  • Contribute to the story development of the Talking Tom & Friends universe.
  • Maintain and/or create the vision and tone of voice, as well as game writing guidelines of the Talking Tom & Friends universe and potential new brands.
  • Perform editing tasks, research, and documentation as needed, as well as any writing duties that may be assigned.

What we’re looking for

  • Native English speaker, with excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to write in multiple styles and formats including in-game texts, tone of voice, story bibles, VO scripts, and other written (and video) assets.
  • Strong understanding of the Talking Tom & Friends tone and style.
  • Independent working style with regards to writing tasks, with the ability to work collaboratively as part of the team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work well under deadlines and iterate rapidly.
  • Technical proficiency, with the ability to learn the required toolsets to implement work in the game.

Your experience

  • 1+ years of gaming industry experience as a writer/story developer or similar, or completed study in a relevant field of expertise (a Bachelor's degree or equivalent is a plus).
  • At least one shipped AAA game title in a writing or game design role.
  • Passion for and knowledge of modern video games and mobile games, with experience in game design an advantage.
  • Knowledge of successful IPs in today’s popular culture.
  • Understanding of various game toolsets is a plus.
  • Successfully published writing work (novels, short fiction, film, television, comics, etc.) is an advantage.

What we offer

  • Employment relationship with Outfit7 Brit Limited (an Outfit7 subsidiary) for an indefinite period of time, with a six-month probationary period.
  • Diverse work with exciting daily challenges, working as part of a young team in a fun, relaxed environment.
  • The opportunity for personal and professional development.
  • Participation in attractive projects.
  • A compensation package will be constructed, consisting of a base salary and participation in a profit-sharing venture.


  • An attractive compensation package will be constructed, consisting of base salary and participation in a profit sharing scheme.
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