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Diana Sherman | Elance
 
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Diana Sherman

Professional Video Game Writer
   United States
  |   Mountain View, CA

Overview

I've written for AAA game studios, mobile gaming companies, and MMORPG developers. I've developed officially sanctioned characters and lore in the Star Trek and Dungeons & Dragons universes-for my day job. My fiction has been published in award winning anthologies and magazines. Best of all, I'm easy to work with and make my deadlines on time.

If you want game content, world building, branching story lines, unforgettable characters, or promotional web content, I'm your girl.

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Portfolio

I wrote the dialog for this level from the POVs of three potential player characters.
Narrative Designer
Blog Entry for OnLive announcing release of L.A. Noire
Press Release announcing L.A. Noire's release on the OnLive platform
Planned tweets and Facebook posts leading up to release of L.A. Noire

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Employment

2K Marin
Narrative Designer
2012 - Present
Member of XCOM narrative team Adapted existing assets to changes in story direction Revised and created new dialog trees to reflect tone and story changes Worked closely with level design to flesh...
Rumble Games
Narrative Designer
2012 - 2012
Developed storyline and quest progression on KingsRoad, a high fantasy social game Created lore as part of world building Wrote in-game dialog Incorporated pre-existing assets into the revised...
ChangYou
Localization Writer (Freelance)
2011 - 2012
Wrote backstory for forthcoming MMO, based on localized texts
OnLive
Marketing Writer (Freelance)
2011 - 2011
--Wrote blog entries, marketing copy, social media content, and press releases promoting both the Game Service and individual games --Specialized in quick turnaround times, often completing last...
Aeria Games & Entertainment
Localization Editor (Freelance)
2011 - 2011
--Edited and rewrote dialog on Lime Odyssey, a Korean MMO soon to be released in North America
Cryptic Studios
Writer
2008 - 2011
Neverwinter Online: --Main writer, oversaw all in-game text to maintain a coherent style --Integral part of developing storyline and mission flow (in conjunction with lead developer) --Created...

Education

University of Southern California
Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting
2000 - 2003
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Writer
Narrative Design
Game Design
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Screenwriting
Game Writing
Creative Writing
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