List of Open Positions At GamingBolt

GamingBolt.com, a leading independent video games website is looking to expand its team of writers. Founded in 2009, GamingBolt is now looking for passionate game journalists and creative people who have accurate and in-depth knowledge of the games industry.

Common And Compulsory Requirements For Every Open Position:

  • Superb writing style
  • Should have the ability to edit final draft, leaving room for next to no final edits
  • In-depth knowledge of video games across various genres
  • Passion for video games and their coverage
  • Positive attitude towards work
  • Should at least have a PS4 or Xbox One or a modern gaming PC.
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Should have a degree in English.

Reviewer:

Responsibilities:

  • As a reviewer you will be working closely with the team’s upper management to write the best, unbiased and objective reviews on the internet.

Preferred but not compulsory skills and other requirements:

  • Ability to deliver decent voice overs
  • A good quality mic
  • High availability on any chat platform
  • Based in London, UK or California, USA.
  • Be ready to attend to press events and expos.

Voice Over Artist:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • Should posses a high quality mic. A great example of a VO can be heard here.
  • Should have command over pronunciation
  • Should be able to depict varying emotions according to the script
  • As a VO artist, you will be working closely with the team’s upper management to deliver a edited, crystal clear and high quality audio file.
  • Quick turn around times (1 hours in some cases).

Preferred but not compulsory skills and requirements:

  • High availability on any chat platform
  • Based in London, UK or California, USA.

News Reporter:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • We are primarily looking for someone who reports news as they break.
  • High availability on any chat platform
  • Deliver accurate and clearly written news items.
  • Should be a “beast” news reporter, both in terms of quantity and quality.
  • A clear understanding of every major game and across several genres
  • Ability to write quickly whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Should be ready to post a high amount of news each days
  • Should be ready to post even more during gaming expos and events
  • Keeping an eye out for all major news and posting them without delay and without any regards to the time of the day or night.

Preferred but not compulsory skills and other requirements:

  • Based in Mumbai, India.

Lists:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • As a lists writer, you will be coordinating with the site’s upper management to write engaging and informative content for the site and our Youtube channel.
  • You should have an in-depth understanding of games from all possible genres.
  • Should be able to write factual content with a mix of personal opinion involved.

Preferred but not compulsory skills and requirements:

  • High availability on any chat platform

Opinion Pieces And Editorials:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • As an editorial writer, you will coordinate with the team’s upper management to deliver in-depth and and sensible opinion and editorial pieces.
  • You should know what you are writing and should be able to back up your opinion or editorial points with factual information.

Preferred but not compulsory skills and requirements:

  • High availability on any chat platform

Wikis:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • As a wiki writer, you will coordinate with the team’s upper management to deliver in-depth and factual video game wikis. (An example can be found here)
  • Wikis should be factual in nature. This means you cannot be speculative or subjective while writing the content.

Preferred but not compulsory skills and requirements:

  • High availability on any chat platform

Copy Editor:

Compulsory requirements and responsibilities:

  • As a copy editor, you will coordinate with the team’s upper management to make sure that all our content is up to the highest standards.
  • High availability on any chat platform

Preferred but not compulsory skills and requirements:

  • Based in Mumbai, India.

 

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