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Lead Writer

Company Location:
Lake Forest
Job Location:
Lake Forest
Posted on:
December 14, 2021
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Job Description

Turtle Rock Studios is seeking a lead writer to work on Back 4 Blood.

We are searching for a Lead Writer to work on Back 4 Blood. The Writer will work closely with our Creative Director and project leads to create and oversee compelling stories, characters, and content that form the backbone of the game’s story.


  • Lead the continuation of the core story and narrative elements as directed.
  • Ensure the the tone and “voice” of the game is consistent.
  • Make significant creative contributions to the game through story, dialogue, and other narrative elements.
  • Gather and present reference materials and act as a resource for the design team.
  • Edit and create written documents for internal review and milestone delivery.
  • Create and maintain VO scripts and narrative in-game text.
  • Collaborate with other departments to implement and refine dialogue content and systems.
  • Participate in VO production process.


  • At least 5 years as a professional game writer or screenwriter.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to take direction well.
  • Candidate must provide an existing writing sample of their work for evaluation


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English, Creative Writing, Theater or Film.
  • Experience in other narrative-driven entertainment, such as film or television.
  • Good sense of perspective - able to switch between "details" and "big picture" as needed.


Some of the benefits and perks our employees get to enjoy, include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • 401k matching
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Generous time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Career improvement program
  • Pet friendly office
  • Fully stocked kitchen, sponsored food trucks, etc.
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