Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bordeaux



Company Description
Ubisoft's teams are driven by their desire to enrich the lives of players by original and memorable entertainment experiences. They give life to amazing worlds, real playgrounds where the imagination can express itself freely, giving birth to surprising moments of fun and adventure that also help you as a player to discover yourself and learn.
At Ubisoft, you have the opportunity to collaborate and evolve with passionate and pioneering teams in their field, all over the world. You will progress in a caring and inspiring environment in which you will push the limits of imagination and technology to create the worlds that will passionate our players.
Ubisoft Bordeaux
Opened in September 2017, Ubisoft Bordeaux is a French AAA Studio responsible for games such as Ghost Recon, Just Dance, Beyond Good & Evil, Steep and the Rabbids. Ubisoft Bordeaux already has more than 200 employees and works with the studios of Annecy, Montpellier and Paris. 
In one of the most beautiful regions of France, less than an hour from the ocean and in the heart of the vineyards, the Ubisoft Bordeaux Studio is the ideal place to combine a demanding, creative and international work environment while enjoying an exceptional set of life.
Are you dreaming of taking part in this new challenge? We are currently looking for a Narrative Designer (M/F): discover the missions below and join our AAA teams!

Understand the elements of gameplay and consider how they might affect the development of history and allow some adjustments;
Collaborate with the senior narrative designer, to translate the intentions and required emotions of the player, in order to create appropriate systems;
Support the senior narrative designer in the creation of systems supporting the key emotions and the game experience through the narrative proper (gameplay production, dialogue, scripted events);
Formalize, document and update the narrative systems and their implementation, according to the principles established by the narrative director;
Describe narrative situations, create documents defining their content, their role in the course of the game;
Participate in the development of specific features and assets to the narrative/scripted events, as well as in their implementation and debug;
Throughout the production, make necessary changes of the narrative system and scripted events arising from feedback, to allow for a constant support of the narrative experience in order to achieve the desired player experience;
May be required to assume the responsibilities of the writer on certain projects;
Carry out all other related tasks.

Skills & knowledge
Good knowledge of video games;
Knowledge of Game Design basic rules ( learning curve, difficulty curve, the curve of rhythm);
Strong analytical and structured mind with a strong capacity for abstraction.;
Listening and communication skills;
To spot new trends and innovations in the industry.
Relevant Experience
2-3 years of working experience in narrative design, script writing, or equivalent;
Experience in video games is an asset;
Knowledge of writing, screenwriting rules and filmmaking.

Evolve in a leading group in the video game industry in France and present in 30 different countries, with opportunities for international evolution
Join passionate teams and excellent technical levels, all driven to dream and develop innovative games and demarcated by their qualityCollaborate with recognized teams for their experience on renowned franchises
Develop expertise by participating in in-house sharing events and tailored training programs
Benefit from Ubi +: 4 Ubisoft games offered by, toy library, library, special offers for cultural activities
Ubisoft strives to develop a work environment that includes the diversity of the player community in its teams. Ubisoft offers all the same opportunities for access to employment regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability and age.

About the company

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

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