Lead Writer

  • aleja "Solidarności" 171, Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Design
  • Location: PL, Warsaw (Remote/Hybrid))
  • Project: Gemini

Company Description

People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting AAA projects with the top publishers in the industry: Project Gemini with Square Enix and Project Dagger with Take-Two (2K), in addition to a new IP to be self-published and two other games in a concept phase. One of our IPs is also being adapted for VR technology.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you’ll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

Project Gemini is a yet unannounced AAA game developed with Square Enix – the publisher of our recent AAA title, Outriders. The game development involves primarily our Europe based teams.

If you feel yourself able to deliver as nobody else, take ownership of your projects, and are ready to leave a mark on a game you work on, apply now!

Job Description

People Can Fly are looking for a Lead Writer to work on a new AAA experience.

You’ll be leading a writing team to help craft the game and its story. You’ll be a strong collaborator with a good portfolio of writing exciting characters, unforgettable worlds and compelling stories in Video Games. You will be responsible for overall story, vision and world composition.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Craft a compelling story with a focus on rich worldbuilding and memorable characters
  • Create and maintain narrative documentation such as a narrative bible, character biographies and casting briefs
  • Write action and dialogue heavy scripts for both in-game and cutscene scenarios
  • Prepare scripts for recording and attend recording sessions to assist in directing voice talent if needed
  • Designate work and give feedback to other writers to achieve high-quality storytelling
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to drive the narrative for a AAA quality game
  • Work in close collaboration with other disciplines to develop the game narrative and support its implementation.

Qualifications

  • A genuine passion for video games, especially the sci-fi, fantasy and action genre
  • A demonstratable track record of working as a quality writer in AAA games, Sci-Fi or shooters are a plus
  • Several years of professional experience in writing for games, TV, Film or any other related media
  • Exceptional story, worldbuilding and character development skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A natural collaborator with both writing and external disciplines
  • Open to giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Good understanding of the latest software in games writing and narrative

Additional Information

  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • Private medical healthcare including dental treatment for PCF members and their families (Signal Iduna).
  • MultiSport card for you and your family members or friends.
  • Access to Worksmile - cafeteria program.
  • Free library with a wide range of games and books you have unlimited access to.
  • In-company Polish and English language classes.
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, and beverages for everyone in the office.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions are included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.
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