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Content Designer - Hearts of Iron

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Are you a creative and dedicated games industry professional with experience in quest creation and writing? Are you a humble and learning-focused individual who is interested in helping Paradox Interactive take our brands to the next level? Then you may be the one we’re looking for!

About the role

As a Content Designer on the Hearts of Iron team at our development studio in Stockholm, you will be focused on designing, scripting, and writing engaging game content. Your work will have a direct and influential impact on the quality and feel of the game.

We are seeking storytellers that are passionate about their craft and about creating exciting experiences for our players. It’s important that you enjoy working in a team where everyone supports each other, and also that you get motivated by having the freedom and responsibility to take charge of a task and deliver. You care about quality and you’re motivated by the idea of our many fans around the world praising your work after release. You thrive in a creative environment where people around you love their jobs and the games we make.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing gameplay systems and experiences.
  • Scripting gameplay systems using our in-house language.
  • Creating and maintaining game databases of objects and properties.
  • Designing narratives and writing events in American English that thematically fit within the game.
  • Researching historical events and designing storylines to represent them in-game.
  • Taking ownership of tasks and working both with other Content Designers and cross-discipline.
  • Designing details for game features as needed for implementation.
  • Resolving scripting and in-game text bugs and issues in the game files as they arise.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional experience in narrative design, game design or experience performing similar tasks in the modding community.
  • Fluent in English with an excellent command of written American English.
  • Experience in code-based scripting.
  • Familiarity with and/or interest in Paradox Development Studio's games and brands.
  • An interest in Strategy games and History in general, especially in the Second World War.

We are looking to add you to the team that likes to actively collaborate with the people around you. It’s important that you aren’t afraid to raise issues, and that you continuously look for improvement and tries to inspire your colleagues. Since we are a fast-paced company, curiosity and an ability to get into things quickly are two important aspects.

Practical information

We would like your application to include any relevant work samples and/or a link to your portfolio if you have one. We are especially interested in writing samples and any other content that you have produced for games or other media.

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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
118 66 Stockholm Directions

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!


  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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