Playground Games is looking for a Senior Narrative Designer to join our Fable team on a permanent basis.   



As a first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and, most of all, fun. We are excited to be rebooting the much-loved Fable franchise and are expanding our diverse team to create a new classic in the action RPG genre. 


About the Role:

As a Senior Narrative Designer you’ll work closely with writers and designers to develop the game’s narrative with a focus on leveraging game mechanics, systems, and features to tell memorable stories. 

This is a highly collaborative role, working with multiple disciplines to create a rich and rewarding narrative experience across all aspects of the game.  

This role is based in our state-of-the-art studio in Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place. Relocation assistance is available if required.   

What You’ll Do:

  • Craft compelling storylines, satisfying interactions, and rich lore to support the project vision 
  • Work with in-house tools to manage, structure and implement narrative content such as interactive dialogue and in-game text 
  • Create and maintain documentation for all types of narrative elements 
  • Take ownership of the narrative component for various systems and features to ensure the narrative vision is supported in every aspect of the game 
  • Provide insightful and constructive feedback to writers and designers 

What You’ll Bring:

  • A genuine passion for games and interactive storytelling 
  • Experience as a narrative designer or game writer on narrative-driven projects from concept through to completion 
  • A creative eye for storytelling mechanics and systems and a deep understanding of the interactive requirements of game narrative 
  • Experience with narrative tools, workflows and pipelines, organising and managing dialogue assets, and preparing scripts for implementation and recording 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Playground Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity and inclusion fuels creativity.  We are dedicated to creating a safe, comfortable and welcoming working environment.   

We strive to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members.  It drives our innovation and connects us closer to our players.  We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion across age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.  

At Playground Games we recognise the importance of self-development, career progression, well-being and retention of our colleagues. We celebrate difference and welcome everyone to join us and to be themselves at work. 

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