Permanent position


Black Shamrock is looking for a talented Narrative Designer to help create a kick-ass action RPG based on a famous IP (new production).

We are seeking a highly skilled person to handle the narrative aspect of the game and to work with our team towards building an awesome player experience.

What you will be doing

  • Building the narrative structure of the game and outlining the details of the story and characters
  • Writing and composing cut-scenes and narrative sequences
  • Formalizing documents, updating the narrative structure and its implementation, according to the principles established by the Game Designers.
  • Describing narrative situations, creating documents defining their content and role in the course of the game
  • Participating in the development of specific features, assets, narrative/scripted events, as well as in their implementation and debug
  • Throughout the production, make necessary changes on narrative systems and scripted events according to feedback, to provide a consistent narrative experience and the desired player experience
  • Using our internal tools to design, integrate and debug specific features and assets for the narrative events

What you should have

  • At least 2 years game / narrative design experience in the games industry.
  • You understand the gameplay elements and how they impact the story
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • Innovative, creative and strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong Game Design or Level Design skills
  • Ability to put oneself in the player’s shoes
  • Ability to work under production pressure and deadlines
  • Great organizational skills
  • Native English speaker
  • Attention to detail
  • A collaborative nature and desire to perfect team work
  • A good sense of humour and a flair for the absurd

Additional information

  • Full-time in-house position
  • Central Dublin location
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Salary to be defined depending on your profile


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