Narrative Director

Permanent / Full Time
United Kingdom
Game Design
12-02-2023 10:15 AM

Job Description

We're looking for a Narrative Director for a dark, narrative-driven blockbuster title with genre-defining goals. This highly ambitious project takes atmosphere, narrative and player agency firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation Unreal 5 & hardware technologies.
The Narrative Director is responsible for the project storytelling, helping establish & consider the game's universe and lore, with responsibility for the quality implementation of narrative content for project milestones and ultimately the game's release.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and evolve project narrative direction and frameworks.
  • Maintain the structural quality of the story and the general quality of writing.
  • Ensure storytelling/narrative development delivers alongside the traditional disciplines as a major department within the development team structure.
  • Tailor content to maximise narrative-related gameplay opportunities.
  • Perform reviews on project milestones, identifying key iterations to develop world-class storytelling.
  • Oversight, planning, and growth of an exceptional Narrative team
  • Convincingly present ideas and concepts to the development team and to external parties at the executive level.
  • Contribute to, establish, and evolve project franchise plans, working alongside cross-media partners and considering sequel/future content opportunities.


  • ‘Veteran’ levels of experience in game writing/narrative direction
  • Encyclopaedic knowledge of storytelling techniques and structure across different mediums, including interactive and branching fiction
  • Shipped critically acclaimed games in a Narrative Director/lead level position
  • Understanding of how collaboration with traditional game development disciplines can enhance and complement narrative
  • Clear and confident communication style
  • Outgoing, positive, leadership style


  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Plans
  • Work From Home
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Counselling

Benefits Package

Annual salary reviews
Bonus scheme
Flexible working policy
Gym membership
Pension scheme
Product Discounts
Profit Share
Relocation Package
VISA Support

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