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Behaviour Interactive // independent game developer
Media, Full Time       Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019
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  Company Description

Based in Montreal, Behaviour Interactive is one of the largest independent game developers in North America. Anchored in the industry for more than 25 years now, its success is characterized by its versatility to create games based on leading brands, but also original IP's across all major platforms. Behaviour is a Canadian company with an entrepreneurial culture that promotes opportunities & personal development at the same time that giving their employees the feeling of making a difference.

Job Description

The scriptwriter participates to thecrafting of the hero's story,creating characters, writing dialogue, & providing any other narrative-related content required by the project (such as in-game text). The incumbent works closely with the production team to ensure coherence & quality as narrative content is integrated into the game.

  • Collaborate with other writers, designers, & artists to develop compelling story content that match the project's tone;
  • Understand the intentions of the Narrative Designers & create story bible documents for the team to use as reference;
  • Write any text that contains narrative elements (events, loading screens, in-game documents, in-game store etc.);
  • With the various production teams, ensure & test the integration of narrative content into the game;
  • Ensure that all reference documents are up to date;
  • Assist, when required, with any marketing/PR needs that require writing;
  • Generating detailed voice-over scripts & liaising with external voice-over houses & sound designers;


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in English, Creative Writing, Theatre, or Film;
  • Mastery of the English language;
  • Understanding of basic game-design fundamentals & principles;
  • Understanding of how to present a clear narrative concept flow using Visio, Excel, PPT, or other related tools;
  • Previous professional experience as a writer in the game or entertainment industry;


  • Ability to craft a clear & coherent story;
  • Displays excellent written & verbal communication skills;
  • Basic understanding of game design fundamentals & processes;
  • Ability to collaborate, & respond to feedback/notes in a mature & timely manner;
  • Strong research, analytical, & problem-solving skills, & an awareness of how to navigate limitations & work with available art/programming resources;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines;
  • Organized & able to juggle multiple projects at once;
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