As a Narrative Director, you will define and lead the narrative craft at Puzzle studio and at Rovio. Puzzle studio is the home of the passionate team behind Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Friends, the newly launched Angry Birds Dream Blast, and other unreleased games currently in production. The studio strives to create puzzle games that are instantly fun, but that can also turn into years-long hobbies. Puzzle Studio is also exploring new ways to use narrative and character worlds in casual mobile games, with the aim of creating a true emotional connection that stays with players even when they’re not playing.
You will lead the games business unit story craft by:
Also, you will work in close collaboration across the teams to develop and ensure narrative elements that strengthen emotional engagement, brand loyalty and player retention, and ensure tonal coherence and consistency for the player experience and the IP. Narrative Director will function as the central resource for all things narrative-related (world building, story, structure, character, context, dialogue, etc.). As additional task you will also ensure the quality of the localization by working closely with the localization team - challenging them to bring the best possible quality on all the localized languages.
Additionally, you will be ensuring coherence of the Angry Bird’s brand across games in terms of storytelling.
Other key tasks and responsibilities:
Reviewing, giving feedback and contributing creatively to multiple game projects
Ensures the craft development in Rovio
Finding and steering external writers
Identify narrative problems and finding creative solutions with development teams
You will need to have:
If you are interested, please do not hesitate to send your CV and cover letter today!
Rewards and recognition
Support for families
Rovio is a games-first entertainment company that launched to worldwide fame with 2009’s Angry Birds. Along the way, their games have been downloaded over 4 billion times, they have sold over 1.8 billion licenced products, and they have conquered cinemas around the world with The Angry Birds Movie, which opened at number one in 50 countries in 2016.
Rovio’s three game studios are actively developing and supporting free-to-play mobile games in a wide variety of genres, both under the Angry Birds brand and also with new, original IPs. 2019 promises to be a big year for Rovio. With The Angry Birds Movie 2 coming to theaters in August, and the 10th anniversary of Angry Birds coming later this year, it is an exciting time to be part of the team.