Hannah Bruders


Narrative Designer & Writer with Indie Experience and a specialization in Large-scale and civilization level World Building using research and data analysis. Have also worked in the retail and custodial fields.


  • Research for wordbuilding, characters, and setting information

  • Creative Writing in short stories, lore bibles, and character profiles

  • Narrative Design including environmental storytelling

  • Interactive & Linear Dialogue, in-game dialogue, and character interactions

  • Collaboration Experience with writers, designers, and artists, on both a professional and amateur basis

  • Experience using Google Docs, Microsoft Word, and Open Office to create and organize lore bibles, setting breakdowns, and story scripts

Employment Summary:

Front End Assistant/Photo Center for Costco Wholesale from Sep 2019 - Jan 2021

  • Answered phones and member's questions.

  • Processed, printed, and rang up orders at the register.

  • Packaged orders and entered their information into the shipping systems.

  • Monitored members entering the warehouse facility, making sure they had everything they needed to shop and making sure the company complied with city regulations during Covid.

  • Assisted cashiers as needed.

  • Performed quick quality control checks on items.

  • Returned items to their proper locations.

  • Checked and printed out price sheets for cashiers and last items.

  • Pushed carts.

Narrative Designer for Outbox EDU from July 2019 - September 2020

Working on Skooly (Working Title)

  • Designed the foundational game mechanics to aid children in learning English from multiple aspects while encouraging implicit integrated learning and retaining a sense of fun.

  • Wrote and organized the documentation for the game setting, backstory, and characters, including setting blurbs and possible mechanic integration.

  • Designed 4 mini-games for measurements, food, colors, and items. I wrote the game scripts for those mini-games.

Freelance Writer and Lore Developer for Missing Sentinel Software in June 2019

Worked on Roguecraft Squadron campaign development, published on 09/25/2019.

  • Editing or expanding on established lore, character personality profiles, and backstories.

  • Edited and expanded the campaign story script.

  • Suggested character design changes.

  • Donated voice for character dialogue for the campaign mode.

Temp Custodian for Travis County from Nov 2018 - March 2019

  • Cleaned and sanitized bathrooms.

  • Wiped down and sanitized desks and tables.

  • Dusted the offices and cubicles.

  • Emptied trash receptacles and cleaned those receptacles as needed.

  • Vacuumed, swept, and mopped the floors.

  • Cleaned the windows.

Temp Assembly for JW Speaker and QPS from Feb 2018 - July 2018

  • Built headlights and tested them throughout the building phase.

  • Documented damaged and faulty parts.

  • Disposed of faulty parts.

  • Cleaned the workspace and maintained the tools used in the building process.

Custodian for Poplar Creek Church from June 2014 - Fed 2018

  • Vacuumed and swept floors.

  • Cleaned windows.

  • Cleaned and sanitized bathrooms.

  • Cleaned and sealed bathroom tiles and grout.

Narrative Designer & Game Writer for Digital Iris LLC  from June 2015 - May 2017

Worked on PodGunner Command

  • Researched real-world events to create a believable alternate Earth and to link up with the plotline of PodGunner prequel.

  • Developed the history, physiology, and society of six fictional races and their various factions in 1 year.

  • Put together lore and game design documentation, including and taking into account the lore requirements and designs created prior to my employment.

  • Maintained and organized documents throughout the development.

  • Assisted the art and map design teams with narrative cohesion and environmental storytelling.

  • Created profiles, personalities, and histories for 12 possible player characters.

  • Created personalities and wrote in-game dialogue for 24 unit groups in 1 month.

  • Put together story web pages for the company website.