Writer (Contract)

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced writer to work on our mobile open world RPG. You will be helping design the overarching plot and setting the tone of the game as well as writing quests, dialogue, characters and lore. This role is a contract position with flexible hours, we estimate there may be about 3 months full-time worth of work involved.

About the project

We’re working on an RPG for mobile devices. In it you explore a beautiful open world, build robots and use them in battle.

What you’ll do

  • Work with the team to design and write quests

  • Write dialogue and develop characters for the world

  • Establish lore and help guide the team’s world building efforts

Highly Valued Experience and Skills

  • Experience writing for games

  • Succinct writing style to minimize the length of dialogue and prompts

  • Ability to write in a fun, friendly, accessible tone to fit with the aesthetic of the game

  • Can work with programmers to understand and work within the technical limitations of the game systems

  • Likes to work collaboratively with a small group

Job Details

  • Flexible hours contract work 

  • Sydney office close to Central Station, remote may be possible for the right applicant

  • Ready to start right away

  • No crunch, friendly, relaxed atmosphere

Please send your C.V and portfolio to jobs@featherweightgames.com, applications close 16th June 2019

About FEatherweight

Featherweight is a Sydney based indie games studio dedicated to making creative, high quality free mobile games. We have released Skiing Yeti Mountain and Rodeo Stampede which has been downloaded over 150 million times and appeared in the top games of 2016 on both the App Store and Google Play.

Our philosophy

We love games and hope to make memorable, beautiful and exciting games in a mobile market that is often generic and exploitative. We believe there are lots of new and exciting ideas to be explored and want to give players new high-quality experiences that will stay with them the way the games we love have stayed with us. We hope to celebrate influences from all backgrounds especially from those who have not traditionally had a voice in the games industry.

We are a passionate, small but ambitious team of people who excel at what they do and love doing it. We encourage input and ideas from everyone and have a high degree of trust in every member of the team to do what they do best.