GameSkinny, an online publication dedicated to providing readers with valuable and unique gaming news, reviews, guides, and culture, is looking for freelance writers to join our growing team. This 100% remote position is open to both U.S. and international candidates and pays on a 5-tier per-article basis.
The ideal candidate has an insatiable appetite for all things gaming, keeping up with current trends and the latest developments within the industry. A background in writing game guides, reviews, news, and lists is preferred, and you should be comfortable working on a wide range of topics.
Writers should be proactive self-starters, familiar with researching and pitching content ideas while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced online environment. You will work closely with our editorial staff to develop stories through pitching and assignment that drive traffic and engage our global audience.
Though not required, understanding of current SEO best practices and experience with Google Trends is a plus. All applicants should have a strong grasp of written English.
GameSkinny uses a 5-tier per-article payment system that ranges from $11 to $60 depending on the story type and amount of work required. There is no quota, and there is no ceiling to the number of stories you can write each month.
Snapshot of Games We’re Looking to Cover in 2023:
How to Apply:
To be considered for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Jonathan Moore, our Editor-in-Chief. Please include at least three relevant, game-related work samples; a link to a portfolio of professionally published work or Muck Rack is acceptable. Applications that do not include these will not be considered.
Founded in 2012 in Atlanta, GA, GameSkinny reaches about 2-2.5 million global readers each month and works with some of the biggest developers and publishers in the gaming industry. Acquired by GAMURS Group in November 2022, GameSkinny is looking to become more powerful than ever before, joining well-known publications such as Dot Esports, Destructoid, Prima Games, Twinfinite, Gamepur, and Attack of the Fanboy.