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Lead Scriptwriter – AAA Games – London – Permanent

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Design
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

OPM’s client, a leading AAA Game Development Studio in the heart of London, is looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Scriptwriter who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms.

The Lead Scriptwriter will be a member of the in-house writing team, working closely with the Creative Director, design and audio teams. The ideal candidate must be able to write exceptional character dialogue, develop compelling storylines, and be involved with these components from conception to reviewing in the final game.


Write compelling dialogue and narrative content
Work closely with the writing team and Creative Director to develop overall narrative and character arcs
Provide insightful, constructive feedback to other writers
Pitch/communicate new ideas, concepts and stories
Collaborate with other disciplines to develop, refine and implement dialogue and narrative content


Professional experience writing creatively for games, ideally at a AAA level
Design or scriptwriting experience on at least one shipped title is essential
Strong writing, character and plot development skills
A flair for writing dialogue
Ability to think both creatively and logically
Willing to accept and provide constructive feedback and work through multiple iterations
Passion for gaming, with excellent design insights across genres
Broad knowledge of comics, novels, games, cinema, and popular culture relating to video games


Private family medical care
Annual bonus scheme
Monthly team meals/outings
On-site Masseuse and Yoga classes
Onsite Parking
Quarterly salary reviews
Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
Relocation Support

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com