Are you a fan of sci-fi/horror with a desire to write for digital games? Embreate, a Toronto-based game developer, is looking for a Game Writer for our new adventure games.

Who You Are

  • You are passionate about horror and/or sci-fi.
  • You enjoy comics, games and immersive experiences.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to conceive, structure and craft a compelling character- driven story.
  • Ideally, you have experience writing story games and/or choose-your-own-adventure formats.

What You Will Do

You will work with the game designer, programmers and artists to craft compelling scenarios and choices for players; specific focus is on world building and characterization.

How To Apply

Send three (3) short samples of your writing (250 words). Preferred formats include excerpts from short stories and/or comic/film/game script.

Please provide context for each sample you submit by specifying:

  • Logline (if this is an excerpt from a bigger project)
  • Format (script, short story etc.)
  • Genre (Sub-genre)

Please also specify if this work is published not. If yes, please specify publisher. Note: Online links to work are preferred.

Once submitted, please allow 1 - 2 weeks for us to process and review your package. We will contact successful candidates only, via email, to coordinate a meeting with our team.

Submit your package or any questions to joinus@embreate.com. ** Compensation commensurate on experience.

This is a contract position starting Summer 2016. We are accepting submissions from applicants worldwide.

Deadline: July 31st, 2016