Senior Scriptwriter


Playground Games

Playground Games is seeking a Senior Scriptwriter for Fable.

As part of the writing team you’ll work closely with the Lead Writer to develop the game’s story and script. You’ll be a strong collaborator with a proven track record of writing great dialogue, memorable characters, and compelling storylines for video games.


  • Craft compelling storylines, memorable characters, and rich lore to support the project vision
  • Create and maintain story treatments, character bios, environment guides, cinematic and in-game scripts, casting briefs, and other narrative documentation
  • Work in close collaboration with other disciplines to communicate the narrative vision and implement narrative content
  • Prepare scripts for voice recording and attend recording sessions as required
  • Identify opportunities and push new avenues for storytelling
  • Collaborate with designers to provide narrative support for new features and design requests
  • Provide insightful, constructive feedback to other writers

Skills Summary

  • A genuine passion for games and interactive storytelling
  • A demonstrable track record of quality as a writer on at least one AAA narrative game, RPG experience a plus. 
  • Several years of professional experience writing creatively for games, TV, film, theatre, comics, or related media
  • Exceptional story and character development skills
  • A flair for writing characterful, witty dialogue
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A natural collaborator who’s comfortable working in cross-discipline teams
  • Willingness to receive and provide insightful, constructive feedback

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within a strong, collaborative team.

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“Playground offers a chance to work with talented people on exciting projects, with a genuinely collaborative approach to design.”

Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Date posted: 2021-12-11