Jill Murray
Narrative direction, game design, writing

Jill Murray is a writer and designer for video games, best known for her work as Lead Writer on Subnautica: Below Zero, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and a handful of Asassin’s Creed games. In 2013, she won a Writers Guild of America Award for Excellence in Videogame Writing. Her first game in the industry was Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, 2012. In 2015, she founded game narrative studio, Discoglobe Interactive. In past lives, Jill studied Theatre, worked as a web developer, and published two YA novels about breakdancing teenagers. She has taught game design at Champlain College, given workshops in writing and narrative design in Montreal at the National Theatre School of Canada, Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal, and Quebec Writers’ Federation, and appeared internationally as a speaker at Tribeca Film Festival, GDC, the Perth International Writers’ Festival, East Coast Game Conference, and Montreal International Game Summit. In 2020 she became certified as a personal trainer, and began to train people part-time. She is now bringing everything she learned from coaching back to her work in games. 


Work
Selected Projects
Unannounced
Editorial Consulting, Juicy Beast
 current
été
Editorial Consulting, Impossible,
 current
Unannounced New IP
Narrative Director, The Beans Team, current
Boyfriend Dungeon DLC
Developed one DLC character, Kitfox Games, upcoming release
The Big Con
Developed the story/plot, designed a quest or two, wrote some jokes, Mighty Yell Games, 2021
Subnautica: Below Zero
Narrative Designer, Unknown Worlds Entertainment, 2020
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Lead Writer, Eidos Montreal, 2018
Starlink: Battle For Atlas
Story Consulting, Ubisoft Toronto, 2018
Eden Rising
Story Consulting, Nvizzio, 2018
Mainlining
Lead Writer, Rebelephant Games, 2017
Long Story
Writer, Bloom Digital, 2017
LawBreakers
Writer, Bosskey Productions, 2016
Moon Hunters
Additional Writitng, Kitfox Games, 2016
Time Machine VR
Lead Writer, Minority Media, 2016
Fated
Lead Writer, Frima, 2016
Cree Syllabics Project
Editor, Minority Media, 2016
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
Special Thanks / Uncredited,
Ubisoft Quebec, 2015
Assassin’s Creed:
Freedom Cry

Lead Writer, Ubisoft Quebec, 2014
Assassin’s Creed IV:
Black Flag

Writer, Ubisoft Montreal, 2013
Assassin’s Creed: Liberation
Co-Writer, Ubisoft Sofia, 2012
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 
Writer, Ubisoft Montreal, 2011
Rhythm & Blues
Author, Doubleday Canada, 2010
Break on Through
Author, Doubleday Canada, 2008
Contact
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We are based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada,
on unceded Abenaki / Abénaquis, Kanien'kehá:ka, Haudenosauneega (St Lawrence Iroquois), and Huron-Wendat territory.