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Gaming Writer

Title: Prima Games: Freelance Gaming Writer (Final Fantasy XIV, MMOs) (Remote)

Location: worldwide

Job Description:

Prima Games, the go-to destination for video game guides and news, seeks talented and ambitious writers who live and breathe video games. This is a contract position that is fully remote and for applicants worldwide.

Working with Prima Games means writing high-quality game guides for Final Fantasy XIV, with the chance to write about other video games, too. Competitive applicants will have in-depth knowledge about Final Fantasy XIV and its upcoming expansion, Dawntrail, and will track current news and topics within the community to contribute in-depth guides, listicles, rankings, and breaking news.

Bonus points for diehard MMO players. If you’re an expert in World of Warcraft, RuneScape, or anything else, let us know!

Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and excellent writing skills
  • Must be a self-starter who can complete pieces promptly and confidently pitch trending ideas
  • Follow trending topics and stay up-to-date on all things Final Fantasy XIV
  • Good communication habits
  • An understanding of online game communities and the games themselves
  • Write a minimum of 25 stories per month

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with Google Trends, Trello, and WordPress
  • Past experience with SEO content
  • 1-2+ years of professional writing experience
  • Weekend availability

To be considered:

Submit a resume, a cover letter, and 1 – 3 relevant writing samples. Your cover letter should discuss your knowledge of games and mention a few titles you play and/or are interested in. Please also speak to your experience writing guides. A cover letter and writing samples are required to be considered.

Pay range: $11 to $60 USD per article, depending on length & type. Rates may differ for international candidates based on location.

About Us:

Prima Games is a part of GAMURS Group, a network that includes Dot Esports, Destructoid, Gamepur, Twinfinite, Attack of the Fanboy, Siliconera, Pro Game Guides, and The Escapist. We are focused on growth and expanding our catalog of core games while also striving to be a positive and enriching work environment where each writer is encouraged to learn and hone their craft. Our team is passionate about games and is always down for a debate about which video game has the best dodge roll. Come and join in!