At nWay, we’re passionate about games and we’re always looking for talented individuals who share that same drive. Our studio is located in downtown San Francisco and we’re conveniently located near BART and Muni.


Narrative Designer

San Francisco, CA or Remote

Job Description

nWay is looking for an experienced Narrative Designer with excellent writing and game design skills work on an exciting new project. The Narrative Designer would work directly with the core development team across all disciplines in a highly collaborative environment where everyone has input on the game. Through storytelling, you will be responsible for developing and creating the narrative experience through world building, character motivations, and dialogue that players will be playing for years to come.


  • Develop the overarching narrative for the entire game including main campaign and character arcs consistent with the project vision.
  • Communicate the narrative vision of the game’s Lead Designers verbally and in writing, across internal departments and with external brand partners.
  • Proactively contribute in brainstorming sessions by pitching ideas for on-brand story arcs and quests within limited art and design scope.
  • Integrate inventive writing with design to support both creative and monetization objectives.
  • Work directly with Product, Design, Production, Art, and Animation to coordinate all facets of Narrative with F2P mobile business goals.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience as a Narrative Designer and Game Writing, or equivalent
  • Experience scripting dialogue for large casts of original characters.
  • Experience structuring and tracking multiple branching storylines.
  • General knowledge of F2P mobile game design pipelines and current market trends.
  • Exemplary organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Exceptional proofreading and copyediting skills.
  • Outstanding written and interpersonal communication skills.


  • Experience working with established worldwide IP
  • Familiarity with Unity
  • Proficiency with Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Shipped titles on iOS and Android
  • Experience in Live Ops

Why you want to work here.

At nWay, we’re passionate about games and we’re always looking for talented individuals who share that same drive. We’re a small startup defined by a very collaborative, lean and laid back culture where everyone just wants to get things done. Our office is located in the heart of San Francisco and we’re conveniently located near BART, Muni and Caltrain. We also offer medical, dental, vision insurances, FSA and Commuter options, and a full stocked snack room!

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