RPG Jobs Roundup February 2019: Modiphius, Uncanny Magazine, and SIXMOREVODKA

Want a fulltime or part-time office job working in a creative field? England and Germany are ready when you are. Disabled and ready to write fiction? There’s a magazine actively seeking out individuals that fit that description for a freelance writing opportunity. This month, there are great careers and assignments waiting for you.


Uncanny Magazine - Disabled People Destroy Fantasy

  • Type of employment: Freelance writing
  • Assignment: Flash fiction and short stories of between 750 and 6,000 words
  • Rate of pay: $.08 per word
  • Deadline: February 28th, 2019
  • Note: “We welcome submission from writers who identify themselves as disabled. Identity is what matters for this issue. What kinds of disabilities? All of them. Invisible and visible. Physical disabilities, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental health disabilities, and neurodiversity.”
Uncanny Magazine is offering $.08 a word for your fiction prose (as well as the audio rights). They’re looking for fantasy works by authors with disabilities for their Disabled People Destroy Fantasy project. Take the term “fantasy” in the broadest sense of the word as they include everything from high fantasy to urban fantasy and beyond. This is a fantastic opportunity to shine a spotlight on marginalized members of our society and share their voices with the world. You can find the full guidelines here.

MODIPHIUS ENTERTAINMENT

  • Type of employment: Fulltime or Part-time
  • Assignment: Junior Developers
  • Rate of pay: Not disclosed
  • Deadline: Not disclosed
  • Note: Work location is London, UK
Modiphius, publisher of Star Trek Adventures, John Carter of Mars, Vampire: The Masquerade, Dune RPG, and so much more, is working on every type of tabletop game. To that end, they need three junior developers to act as fulltime or part-time wargamers on their development team. The position entails playtesting, some miniature painting, proofreading, research, working at cons, and, generally, living the wargame life in London. While it will be a serious job with deadlines and pressure like any career, this position may be an opportunity you’ll relish more than your current 9 to 5. You know that joke about playing [war] games for a living? Modiphius ain’t laughing. Read more here.

MODIPHIUS ENTERTAINMENT

If gaming and selling games are both in your blood, Modiphius wants to hire you. They’re looking for a marketing and communications manager and gamer who knows how to position their products to gamers, retailers, distributors, publishers, and the wider world. The “gamer” part is key to obtaining this position as they want the candidate to already be active in the online gaming community. That focus is central to Modiphius’ success, they are not just looking for a warm body with a degree, they’re on the hunt for an active gamer who has the skills they can employ to grow the company. If you can sell games, London’s calling (here).


SIXMOREVODKA

  • Type of employment: Fulltime
  • Assignment: Senior Concept Artist / Character Designer
  • Rate of pay: “A highly competitive Salary along with all Company Amenities: extended paid vacation time per year, team vacations, paid field trips, advanced learning classes, fully covered health and dental insurance, etc.”
  • Deadline: Not disclosed
  • Note: Work location is Berlin, Germany. “SIXMOREVODKA’s company language is English, so a good grasp of the language is a must.”
Are you an outstanding artist working professionally? Do you want the security of an office job where you make art? Does Berlin appeal to you? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then the staff at SIXMOREVODKA wants to talk to you about making epic art day-in, day-out. To learn more, click here.

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SMHWorlds

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Fantastic jobs this month. I think the Uncanny Magazine call is especially forward thinking. A shame none of them are here in the ATL, but good jobs none the less.
 

Egg Embry

Explorer
Fantastic jobs this month. I think the Uncanny Magazine call is especially forward thinking. A shame none of them are here in the ATL, but good jobs none the less.
I'm excited about Uncanny Magazine's call for disabled creators and I can't wait to read their work.
As well, your zine on Kickstarter, D.I.R.G.E.zine, is offering work for diverse voices. "We need more diverse voices. If you wish to be a contributor (it is paid work) go here and submit your pitch! D.I.R.G.E.zine" - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/reigndragon/dirgezine

Thank you,

Egg Embry
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