Job Title Storyteller/Creative Writer
About Role If you have a natural ability to mimic how people talk, love to create interesting and quirky characters, and find yourself creating dialogue between the salt and pepper shaker at dinner, then you should consider a career as a Game Writer.

As a Game Writer, you have a variety of jobs, but the most visible is writing the dialogue between characters for video games. Whether you’re writing for a magic mushroom or two soldiers in battle, your words bring the game to life. Not only do they progress the story, but they also relay important information to the player.

CORE SKILLS Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details

High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work

Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Be able to work in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams

Be able to communicate your vision to artists, programmers, producers, marketing staff, and others involved in the development process

Be able to accept constructive feedback on your work

Be able to present your ideas both verbally and on paper

Be imaginative and creative

Have good written and verbal communication skills

Have storytelling and narrative development skills

Be able to think systematically and strategically

LOCATION Work from our Lagos office with option of working remotely
SALARY Competitive
JOB TYPE Part Time/Temporary
HOW TO APPLY Send your resume to admin@maliyo.com with subject ‘Storyteller
COMPANY TYPE Mobile Games Studio
WEBSITE www.maliyo.com
ABOUT US Maliyo Games is an African games studio that develops casual browser and mobile games with localized narratives, characters, environment and sound.

 

Maliyo Games is pioneering African gaming content for web and mobile. The company has been featured on CNN, BBC, CNBC Africa as well as many tech blog and mainstream websites.