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External Writer

Writing | Remote (Only US) | Contract

Job Description

Pixelberry Studios is a Top 10 mobile games developer, having created fun, compelling mobile games for over nine years. We’re a division of Nexon, one of the Top 10 largest gaming companies in the world. Our studio is 3-for-3 launching games into the AppStore's Top 25 Grossing chart. Our current flagship game, “Choices'' has smashed our wildest expectations. Our vision for success is based around innovative game design, diversity, and putting our players first!

We are looking for experienced writers to work on contract, delivering content for our hit mobile games. Payment will come on delivery of chapters (approximately 5000 words each) with bonuses upon hitting certain milestones. Pay rate is competitive.

This is an external contractor position, not full-time employment. The work will be done remotely, off-site. Hiring will be done on a rolling basis, so it may take some time before you hear back from us.

RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be working with an editor to deliver high-quality interactive narrative content for Pixelberry. You'll be provided with some general training and samples of our formatting, as well as detailed guidance on what you’ll be writing. You'll receive feedback on each chapter you complete and revise as necessary, with the expectation of one round of revisions.

REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate creates stories with interesting characters and compelling narratives, is able to follow the established style and tone of our games, and can write from a variety of perspectives. Additionally, candidates should be able to accept and incorporate feedback, adapt writing to meet requirements, and consistently meet deadlines. Excellent copywriting and editing skills are a must.

MATERIALS REQUESTED

A cover letter, indicating why you're interested in the position. In this letter, please state the top three genres you would be interested in writing for us; we strongly encourage you to play a few chapters of our game Choices to get a feel for the kind of stories we tell.

A current resume, highlighting writing and educational experience.

A writing sample of no more than 5000 words (short story, script, or game writing). We prefer fiction samples that showcase friendship and romance. If you have more than one applicable sample, you can send more than one.

Candidates without all required materials will not be considered.

We encourage you to download and play Choices: Stories You Play (available on iOS, Android, and Kindle) to get a feel for the type of work our studio does.


Pixelberry Studios values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, Black/BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Pixelberry is also an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.