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We are hiring a full-time Narrative Designer

Quick Summary

The job

  • Full-time Narrative Designer
  • Permanent position
  • This is a full time position with an annual salary range of $46,000 - $50,000 CAD. There is a possible annual salary raise based on company’s policies.
  • Working across 2-3 projects
  • Art & narrative games
  • Responsible for studio's narrative work and scriptwriting
  • Responsible for narrative design on our games
  • Montreal-based, in-office position
  • English based writing
  • Includes comprehensive health benefits (Health insurance, Dental insurance, Life and Disability Insurance).

We're looking for:

  • 1 - 2 years background in a creative field
  • A broad range of work in your portfolio
  • Extremely high level of English proficiency
  • Bachelors Degree in relevant English Literature fields or equivalent
  • Must be able to work in Montreal
  • Someone able to take the lead on narrative across multiple projects
  • Experience with:
    • Writing
    • Video Games
    • Social Media
    • Video
    • Marketing
    • Talking to the games press
  • Knowledge of:
    • Ink scripts (Inkle Engine)
    • Scriptwriting
    • Branching Narrative
    • Procedural narrative
    • Unity3D timeline system
    • Visual novel writing
    • PivotalTracker
    • Slack
    • Sublime Text
    • Notion

We are:

  • The makers of GNOG, Lara Croft GO: The Mirror of Spirits, and Winding Worlds
  • Making new and exciting things
  • A 10-person studio
  • Creative, experimental, respectful of each other

Job Description

KO-OP MODE INC. (KO_OP) is hiring a full-time Narrative Designer to join us in our Montreal office.

This is a local position, so remote work is NOT a possibility.

The position requires 30-40 hours' work a week. The rate for this position at KO_OP is 25 CAD an hour.

KO_OP's Narrative Designer will work across two to three projects at a time, with duties ranging from leading the narrative on some projects, to consulting on story for others. We're looking for someone who is up for the challenge, who is able to switch gears between different styles and requirements across all our projects.

Our ideal Narrative Designer will bring to the team a sense of their own personality in their writing, who is able to shape stories of their own.

Contact Information

For questions about this position and/or KO_OP, you can reach out to Saleem Dabbous at the Jobs Email

Apply here with your CV/Portfolio: Jobs Email

KO-OP Mode Inc.
1490 Sherbrooke West
Suite 400
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 1L3
Canada

Unfortunately due to the large amount of emails we get, only finalists will be contacted.

We are hiring a part-time Community Manager

Quick Summary

The job

  • Part-time Community Manager
  • Contract position to start
  • 5 to 10 hours a week to start
  • $25 CAD an hour
  • Working on 2-3 projects
  • Art & Narrative games
  • Building a friendly, diverse, and kind community

We're looking for:

  • Proactive, inclusive people
  • Someone who is ready to lead a community
  • Someone who fits in well with our collaborative, creative culture
  • Someone who is willing to try new things (and learn from mistakes)
  • Experience with video games & social media preferred (but not required!)

We are:

  • The makers of GNOG, Lara Croft GO: The Mirror of Spirits, and Winding Worlds
  • Making new and exciting things
  • A 10-person studio
  • Creative, experimental, respectful of each other

Job Description

KO_OP is hiring a part-time Community Manager.

We are open to remote work, but preference is for local candidates.

5-10 hours a week to start, with potential of increased hours as projects ramp up. The rate for this position at KO_OP is 25 CAD an hour.

We're currently developing 2-3 projects at a time and are looking for a community manager to help manage and grow our small but lovely community. We're looking for someone who'd love the chance to be a part of a team making art- and narrative-driven games, and is interested in driving key PR and community-based decision making. We release games on many platforms, from mobile to console, with each requiring different community approaches.

We are looking for someone proactive about building community throughout the life cycles of all of our projects. You will be joining a progressive and socially conscious team who wants to foster a kind and inclusive community.

In this role you will:

  • Foster a unique voice for the studio to stand out in the crowd
  • Be in charge of content production for all social channels
  • Be responsible for our small but sweet Discord community
  • Tasked with coming up with strategies and ideas for community engagement
  • Get to know each team and project and find ways to advise on PR for each game

The following points would make you a very strong candidate:

  • A fan of video games
  • Aware of game discourse and trends
  • Experience with social media, particularly Twitter and Discord
  • Friendly, kind-hearted attitude
  • Excellent English writing skills

The latter is not a list of mandatory pre-requisites! We're invested in creating a respectful and positive space for people to learn, experiment, create, and be themselves. We're committed to providing a safe and encouraging environment with healthy work/life balance.

Apply here with your CV/Portfolio: Jobs Email

Unfortunately due to the large amount of emails we get, only finalists will be contacted.

About the Studio

KO_OP is a worker owned game studio founded in 2012. We believe in letting artists and designers drive our creative vision and are structured into small teams that each work on creative and challenging game projects that seek to express something new. Our studio values are built on trust, respect, friendship, and care.

We were recently profiled in an article that explains a lot of the studio's vision and we recommend reading to learn more. Check it out here.

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