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Senior Writer in Amsterdam

As we expand our team and our ambitions, Guerrilla is looking for a talented Senior Writer with a strong understanding of drama, dialogue, and story structure. The ideal candidate would have significant experience in incorporating such understanding into mission or quest writing and narrative design for AAA games.


  • You will pitch compelling ideas for quests, factions, and backstories.
  • You will write quest dialogue, ambient dialogue, story outlines, and faction documents.
  • You will develop narrative designs for quests, gameplay activities, and game features.
  • You will support teams throughout the studio with their narrative needs while advocating for the game’s emotional arc.
  • You will mentor junior writers, helping them level up.
  • You have 4+ years of experience as a writer in games (other relevant media might also count).
  • You have writing experience on at least one shipped AAA game title, preferably more.
  • You’ve played our most recent games and can discuss them with familiarity.
  • You have a background and/or training in dramatic writing and story structure.
  • You possess extensive knowledge of stories and narrative design in other games.
  • You are proficient with prompt revisions based on rapidly evolving feedback.
  • You have the strong desire to embrace and evangelize a rich, complex game world and story.
  • To be considered, you must submit 3 samples, 10 pages or less each.
  • At least one sample must be game writing, but prose, segments of screenplays or plays, and/or segments of comic books or graphic novels may also be included.
  • Links to short videos of published work can substitute for written samples.
  • Your samples should demonstrate an understanding of dramatic conflict and skill with dialogue.
  • To be considered, you must also submit a cover letter with three sections, listed below.
  • You must briefly introduce yourself and describe why you want to work at Guerrilla.
  • You must briefly describe your background and how you became a writer.
  • You must briefly describe the proven methods you rely on to write great stories.
  • Only applications submitted in English will be considered.
  • This is an on-site position and therefore not applicable for freelance or remote contract work. 

Extra informatie

Fulltime (startersfunctie)

Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Artistiek / Creatief / Ambachtelijk | ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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