Senior Writer

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Zenimax Online Studios is seeking a Senior Writer to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game. This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a new IP.


  • Work with writers and other disciplines to create compelling characters, stories, and locations in the game environment
  • Help develop the history and world of a new IP
  • Write and iterate on compelling dialogue for characters
  • Write and edit compelling quest, lore, and story text
  • Write in-game backstories for the world, its locations, and its inhabitants
  • Complete all work to required specifications and quality by established deadlines
  • Quickly master the proprietary, in-game writing/editing tool
  • Guide and mentor other team members
  • Perform other writing and fiction duties that may be assigned by Lead Narrative Designer


  • Demonstrable and strong skills as a writer and editor
  • Minimum 3-5 years of writing and/or narrative design experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent narrative and dialogue writing skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate and thrive as part of a creative team
  • Ability to work independently in a highly confidential environment
  • A passion for games and crafting compelling stories
  • Plays and understands modern video games
  • Experience writing branching dialogue is highly desired

Portfolio: Please include links to your work and clearly indicate your contributions, as well as provide a writing sample demonstrating your talent and proficiency with dialogue and storytelling. Resumes without writing samples will not be considered.

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