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Narrative Director (new project)

Located in Montreal, Reflector Entertainment, a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Group, a renowned entertainment studio that works with the best talents in the industry to produce captivating content for international audiences. Using a transmedia approach focused on creating rich narrative universes, the company is successful in developing compelling original properties that draw fans in across various platforms.
Here is an overview of what we offer our team:

·A hybrid working model with a minimal presence of one day per week at the studio.
·Flexible working hours. Whether you're more productive in the morning or in the evening, it's up to you to manage your 37.5 hours per week.
·Collective insurance in addition you will also have accesses to a health care spending account, telemedicine, two (2) personal days and unlimited paid sick days from day one.
·Holidays are enhanced.
·We reimburse employees for transport expenses incurred in commuting to work.
·Employee assistance program, voluntary retirement savings plan with Reflector contributions.
·Human-sized studio with the means of a large group.
·You get two (2) weeks of paid vacation from Reflector in December to give you time to rest and spend time with your family, in addition to your banked vacation weeks.
·We offer a wide range of activities to suit all tastes and interests, to allow you to have fun and thrive (lunches, 5 to 7, game nights, etc.).

The Narrative Director will be responsible for defining and implementing the game's narrative vision, in accordance with the creative vision. He/she will lead the narrative team and all related narrative questions.

Key Responsibilities:
·Work closely with the Creative Director to define the narrative tone and themes.
·Establish the narrative vision of the project within the Intellectual Property vision.
·Provide a narrative vision to the story writer.
·Establish the narrative vehicles that will carry the story throughout the game.
·Develop the backstories of the main character and their journey throughout the game.
·Support the Narrative Designer in establishing narrative designs for the game.
·Ensure the quality of the game's overall narrative.
·Collaborate with mission designers to establish the game's flow.
·Ensure the narrative experience's consistency throughout the entire game.
·In collaboration with the Director of the Production, direct casting, voice recordings and mocap sessions needed for all narrative moments of the game.
·Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams on the creation and implementation of the story.

· At least five (5) years of relevant experience as a narrative director and/or narrative designer in the game industry.
·Have delivered at least one game as a narrative director, preferably on an AAA open world game.
·Experience in creating, designing, or directing game stories or other narrative experiences.
·Professional experience in game development.
·Excellent skills for bringing interactive stories to life.
·Strong multidisciplinary skills.
·Ability to adapt to change.
·Excellent creative writing skills.

If you are passionate about video games and have the skills to be a Narrative Director, to create and coordinate an engaging story for a video game, have leadership, communication, and problem solving skills, then we invite you to apply for this job at Reflector Entertainment.

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