DarkSpawn are Recruiting!

DarkSpawn are Recruiting!

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At DarkSpawn Gaming, we know the importance of games in everyday life and we aim to be a website for everything gaming. One of our founding visions is to become the number one site for game reviews, gaming news, game previews, eSport news, and anything else game related.

We’ve already come a long way from point of creation and we’re growing steadily, so we’re now looking to expand on what we offer and to further develop our community.

Whilst we already have a great team in place, in order for us to continue to thrive and grow we’ve decided we need to bring more people in to help us achieve our goals. If you’re an avid gamer who loves everything gaming and wants to be a part of something great, then check out the positions below, and if you feel you could take one on, please get in touch!

All positions are currently voluntary, however as the site progresses we may look to take on individuals who are performing particularly well as either contractors or full employees.

Journalist

We are looking for talented journalists to generate engaging, original content for our website. The journalist will research the latest topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience and promote the website using social media, direct email, and other methods to alert and expand our readership. You should be a skilled, tech-savvy writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience.

To succeed as a journalist, you should be focused on generating and composing interesting content and expanding your readership. You should be creative, adaptable, and analytical with excellent writing skills and a unique voice.

Content Areas:

  • PC News
  • Xbox News
  • PS4 News
  • Nintendo News
  • Upcoming Gaming Technologies

Journalist Responsibilities:

  • Generating, researching, and pitching ideas for posts.
  • Writing, editing, publishing, and promoting content.
  • Promoting new posts using advertisements, emails, social media, and other methods to alert and attract new readers.
  • Advocating and educating others about interests, products, or services.
  • Maximizing site traffic by utilizing Search Engine Optimization keywords.
  • Inviting other bloggers, experts, or other notable guests to contribute content to the webpage.
  • Monitoring responses to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms to better understand the audience.
  • Staying current on industry trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers or create stronger, more engaging content.

Journalist Requirements:

  • Excellent English
  • Writing experience or familiarity with certain interests or a specific field.
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Creativity and adaptability.
  • Strong understanding of the target audience and industry trends.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially content management software, social media platforms, MS Office, and SEO keywords.
  • Ability to sit and type for extended periods.
  • Must live in the UK

* May be required to travel to eSports Events and Gaming Conventions

Guides Writer

We are looking for talented Game Guides writers to generate engaging, original and factual video game guides for our website. You will research topics and develop interesting and factually correct guides that will appeal to our target audience and promote the guides using social media, direct email, and other methods to alert and expand our readership. You should be a skilled, tech-savvy writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience.

To succeed as a Guide Writer, you should be focused on generating and composing interesting content and expanding your readership. You should be creative, adaptable, and analytical with excellent writing skills and a unique voice.

Guide Writer Responsibilities:

  • Generating, researching, and pitching ideas for guides.
  • Writing, editing, publishing, and promoting content.
  • Promoting new guides using advertisements, emails, social media, and other methods to alert and attract new readers.
  • Advocating and educating others about interests, products, or services.
  • Maximizing site traffic by utilizing Search Engine Optimization keywords.
  • Inviting other bloggers, experts, or other notable guests to contribute content to the webpage.
  • Monitoring responses to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms to better understand the audience.
  • Staying current on industry trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers or create stronger, more engaging content.

Guide Writer Requirements:

  • Excellent English
  • Writing experience or familiarity with certain interests or a specific field.
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Creativity and adaptability.
  • Strong understanding of the target audience and industry trends.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially content management software, social media platforms, MS Office, and SEO keywords, a basic understanding of HTML
  • Ability to sit and type for extended periods.
  • Must live in the UK

Video Content Creator

We are looking for a skilled, creative and visionary digital content producer with strong video (filming and editing) and written skills.

You will need to flex your editorial and creative skills to generate different types of content including vlogs, Youtube shows, Video game guides, and advert creatives (video) for use on Facebook and Instagram and gifs for use in email marketing.

Video Content Creator Requirements:

  • Excellent English
  • Excellent video skills and editing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Top-notch spelling, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Meticulous attention to details; strong organizational skills
  • Great interpersonal skills, polite, personable and able to draw people out of themselves.
  • Ability to direct subjects.
  • Proven track record of success producing digital content.
  • Familiarity with a variety of online marketing concepts, best practices, and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must live in the UK

* May be required to travel to eSports Events and Gaming Conventions

Community Team Leader

We are looking for a Community Team Leader, to help build our online community and keep our members engaged. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing individual who has a serious passion for gaming and who enjoys meeting and playing games with others.

Team Leader Responsibilities:

  • Develop and run a Community Team.
  • Engage with our Discord and Forum users, starting interesting discussions, playing games, and organising fun events.
  • Promoting our community using advertisements, emails, social media, and other methods to alert and attract new readers.
  • Advocating and educating others about interests, products, or services.
  • Staying current on industry trends for possible opportunities to attract new members or create stronger, more engaging content.

Team Leader Requirements:

  • Excellent English
  • Writing experience or familiarity with certain interests or a specific field.
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Creativity and adaptability.
  • Strong understanding of the target audience and industry trends.
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of games.
  • Must live in the UK

* May be required to travel to eSports Events and Gaming Conventions

Moderators

We are looking for a number of Moderators. The main function of a moderator is to promote interaction among the members of our Discord and forums.  The members of our Discord and forums convene to discuss specific topics and it is the duty of the moderator to encourage lively debate and discussion that is enriching to all participants.

It is the responsibility of a moderator to maintain order during discussions and to see to it that all participants behave with courtesy. Our Discord and forums involve the exchange of ideas whereby participants air their views and sometimes engage in debates about the identified topics. Therefore, there is a possibility of the discussion becoming unruly particularly where the forum topic is controversial. It falls on the Moderators to keep the discussion civil and constructive. They enforce the rules, which prohibit abusive language, derogatory comments, and such other offensive behavior.

Moderator Requirements:

  • Excellent English
  • Writing experience or familiarity with certain interests or a specific field.
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Creativity and adaptability.
  • Strong understanding of the target audience and industry trends.
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of games.
  • Must live in the UK

As part of our expanding community, we have also decided to set up a few community projects; If you wish to help run these please see below;

  • Guild Leader – World of Warcraft Horde Guild –  Deathwing EU
  • Guild Leader – World of Warcraft Alliance – Deathwing EU
  • Server Admin – Ark: Survival Evolved private server.

If you are interested in any of the positions above please send an email to [email protected] or contact Omnimushu on our Discord Server.

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Marc Busby

Long time gamer with a passion for all games. For me, it's all about the experience a game delivers.

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