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Narrative Director - Gaming

Keywords / Skills : Game Development, Game production, Multimedia

5 - 8 years
Posted: 2019-11-11

Job Description
The Offer
  • Responsible for the game vision for a leading gaming firm
  • Lead and manage a team of gamers
  • Great financial rewards

The Employer
Our client is a leading game development studio in Asia Pacific with a presence in Singapore more than a decade. The Singapore office has a multicultural team with over 30 different nationalities and is rapidly expanding as a result of the company's continued success in creating memorable gameplay experiences.

The Job
You will be responsible for :
  • Ensuring the game’s creative vision is respected during the production phases, including the development of main characters and key narrative moments, from initial design to the final game
  • Oversee game direction by suggesting dynamic production systems to magnify the emotions elicited through gameplay
  • Coach the narrative team to ensure that target production elements are effectively integrated
  • Coach scriptwriters to ensure the development and integration of production elements
  • Work in close collaboration with the narrative game designer, creative director, lead scriptwriter, and artistic (graphic and animation) director to oversee narrative production in the game by producing scripted moments and in-game play and ensure their fluidity
  • Work in close collaboration with the cinematic director to ensure continuity between playable moments and cinematic sequences
  • Oversee the script/scene breakdown, casting, voice recordings, movement creation process and final tweaking of various scenes and sequences
  • Work on the game’s main Target Game Footage (TGF) and support the creative direction
  • Understand the gameplay elements and assess how they could affect the development of the story and be adjusted
  • Oversee the quality of the composition, framing, camera, music and special effects for gameplay and non-play sequences to ensure that the creative director’s vision is rendered as faithfully as possible on the screen
  • Communicate instructions on features and assets development specific to the narration
  • Be one of the main points of contact for talents from the film industry
  • Contribute to the blueprint and design processes to ensure that the narrative scenes and cinematic are integrated into the gameplay
  • Contribute to the development and presentation of the main characters

The Profile
  • You have at least 5 years of experience, ideally within AAA games or multimedia projects.
  • You have Narrative Direction experience in the game production process
  • You possess excellent artistic and multimedia arts skills including vast video game understanding and culture
  • You have strong technical skills and extensive film culture and a good understanding of good practices in film and the ability to transfer them to interactive video game development
  • You are client-focused and have the ability to multi-task and work within tight deadlines.
  • You possess strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to set targets, prioritise effectively and make decisions.
  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can articulate your ideas to different stakeholders.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with strong financial acumen.
  • You enjoy finding creative solutions to problems
  • You pay strong attention to detail and deliver work that is of a high standard
  • You are a strong mentor and coach who can build high performing teams

Ref No: 45804119

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