Technical Writer - New IP

  • Horsham  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    SEGA  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    12 September 2020  
    Posted on
    13 July 2020  

Position at Creative Assembly.

Based at our studio in the heart of Sussex in the UK, we have an excellent opportunity for a passionate game developer to join our Console Development team as a Technical Writer working on our new unannounced IP.

In this role, you will be responsible for setting and maintaining the documentation of the project. To do so, you will be driving the effort to create our documentation pipeline, and then work with the team to set up that documentation and maintain it.

Key Responsibilities:
This opportunity allows you to develop & champion documentation processes, standards & best practice. You will write and maintain responsive, live documentation supporting the design team's needs during documentation processes and communicate updates to documentation across team and disciplines. You will also train staff to increase quality of documentation and respond to evolving priorities within a creative environment.

As well as working within your own area of the project, you will work closely with every part of the project: production, brand, services, and releases.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Essential:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with technical documentation.
  • Experience establishing documentation standards, style and fact checking.
  • Experience with Microsoft tools (Teams, Office365, etc.).

Desirable:

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (Confluence, Jira).
  • Experience working with a game development team.


Currently Creative Assembly is working fully remotely and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation, with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. We will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.


We offer a fully bespoke funded relocation package for you and your dependants, and you’ll be supported through the process with our dedicated Relocation Specialist.

We also have an excellent range of benefits to support your work life balance, including:

  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays.
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus.
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support with a dedicated learning and development. We offer among other activities; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops to inspire and enthuse including internal programming conferences, on-site training with renowned specialists as well as global conference attendance.
  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening.
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme.
  • Free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site.
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library.
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen.
  • An employee assistance programme and onsite confidential wellbeing sessions.
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy.
  • Discounts portal giving access to a wide range of extras such as heavily discounted home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers.
  • Amazing studio parties such as our CA Summer Festival, a Christmas Party for you and your partner plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have our wrap parties for all our releases.
  • Free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing and Pilates classes.
  • A range of CA Social events including the annual sponsored Walking Challenge to 100Km, Couch to 5k in our beautiful local park, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more.
  • We offer discounts with local businesses, including estate agents and local shops to support our local economy.

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. 

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values. We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft. Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:

  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.
  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.
  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.
  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.
  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects and our legacy.

If this sounds like you, apply now.

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