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Telltale Creative Workshop

San Rafael, United States


If you are interested in a career in Writing or Design at Telltale Games, we want to get to know you. So, we’re launching the Telltale Creative Workshop. It is a great way for you to explore a career in game Writing or Design at Telltale, and for us to get to know you and see your talents in action. Attendees will learn from Telltale creatives what it is like to work at our company, and how we make compelling stories for our industry-leading, narrative-driven experiences. Then, you will have the chance to put those learnings into practice as you create a scene of an interactive story. You will have the opportunity to pitch to Telltale employees, workshop the structure and choice moments, and receive feedback on your work.

Event details:

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time: 9am-5pm

Location: San Francisco, CA

This event coincides with GDC and is within walking distance of that event, but will not require a pass to GDC. Any travel expenses to attend the Workshop will be the responsibility of the attendee.

If you want to be part of an acclaimed Creative team, then this is your chance to show us your passion and talent for storytelling. Because we want to really get to know the attendees and work closely with them, space is limited and an application is required. So show us why you should be invited to this exclusive event.

Application process:

Create a text-based, interactive story in Twine (the engine is easy to learn and can be downloaded for free at The story must involve a visit to a bank, include at least five interactive moments along at least one path, and take no more than seven minutes to complete a playthrough of a single path. In addition to your Twine file or link to your hosted Twine experience, please also submit the following:

  • Personal statement, not longer than one page, explaining your interest in the Workshop and why you are a great fit for Telltale.
  • Resume/CV
  • Completed Creative Workshop Participation Agreement, which will be sent after your initial application is submitted. 
  • Name, email address and phone number must appear on all parts of the submission.
  • All materials must be submitted via Jobvite.


The application deadline is Monday, January 23, 2017 at 11:59pm.

We hope that you are interested in our Telltale Creative Workshop and look forward to receiving your application.


Leah Hoyer

Vice President of Creative

Telltale Games

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