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Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

Marketing & Communications
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Writer

Avalanche, a division of WB Games, Inc., seeks a talented storyteller and writer with a deep understanding of the wizarding world. Applicants should be excellent writers as well as creative, self-motivated problem solvers who enjoy collaborating with other writers and designers to create an immersive game narrative.

The Daily

  • Collaborate with the story, design, and cinematics teams to develop compelling, complex, branching narratives that fit the world and the gameplay experience.

  • Research and play a variety of videogames to keep current on gaming trends and understand how story intertwines with gameplay.

  • Research brand-specific details to ensure authenticity to the wizarding world.

  • Modify and edit work as needed based on direction from story and design teams and franchise representatives, including rewriting and editing dialogue as a result of playtesting and design changes.

  • Review product as necessary, including playing builds of the game when available, to ensure narrative quality and accuracy to the world.

The Essentials

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.

  • At least 3+ years of relevant game production experience.

  • Proficiency as a storyteller and writer, with a special emphasis on screenwriting and branching dialogue.

  • Work that shows a deep understanding of gaming narrative and branching storytelling, particularly in the realm of RPGs.

  • Expertise in Final Draft and Microsoft Excel a plus.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of the game-making process.

  • Ability to perform well under pressure and deliver work in a timely manner.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, including impeccable spelling and grammar.

  • Strong belief in a team-based approach.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.