At PennyPop, our mission is to bring people together through the power of play. We create experiences that are simple, beautiful, and massively social. We believe in teamwork, intellectual honesty, and high quality craftsmanship. We take ownership of our work, constantly question our assumptions, and focus relentlessly on improvement.
Our first game, Battle Camp, is cross-platform (mobile+web) MMO that is a mashup of Pokemon + World of Warcraft + Candy Crush. With over 10 million downloads, Battle Camp was the App Store’s Best Multiplayer Game and is a Top 100 Grossing App in 100 countries on iOS and Android. Check out our website to learn more: http://battlecamp.pennypop.com.
Our 35 person team includes the best artists, designers and developers in the industry, with experience releasing over 50 top 25 applications with over 35 million installations including the first social game to amass 10 million downloads, first social game to hit #1 in the App Store, and first social game to break top 5 grossing.
Do you have a passion for writing and video games? Have you always wanted to contribute to the quality of storytelling in a game? If so, this is the perfect position for you! We are seeking a talented game writer to collaborate with our team to help create original stories and content to shape the personality of both our existing and upcoming mobile games. You will help write character dialogue and story plot line for our games.
Come join PennyPop's Marketing Team that has delivered the #1 Top New Free App on Android (Google Play - August 2014), officially awarded the Best Multiplayer Game by Apple, and consistently ranked Top 100 Grossing in 100 countries on Android and iOS!
Some of the job duties may include (but are not limited to):
--Writes, proofs, and edits game text, game scripts, and game summaries, and other copy, as requested
--Pitches multiple compelling story ideas
--After deciding on a story, work on building out story line and branches
--Collaborate with art and design team
--Be a team player
--Passion for storytelling
--Deep understanding of narrative structure (acts, scenes, etc.)
--Good gameplay skills and the ability to identify design and content issues
--Ability to work in a highly confidential and deadline-driven environment
BONUS POINTS FOR:
--Formal education in screenwriting, cinema, or creative writing
--Prior experience as a writer in the gaming industry
--Familiar with our game Battle Camp
While we work hard to make the best games out there, we support a casual, open environment where we’re all in this together!