Senior Website Editor

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Website Editor to engage and delight our audience with intriguing content across our multi award-winning Total War franchise.

The Senior Website Editor’s mission is to create and execute a content strategy across the Total War websites, in-game launcher and CRM output.

Not just exclusive game-related and promotional content (though there will be plenty of that to choose from), you will make a destination for thinking gamers from across our existing and potential audience. Highlighting, authoring and commissioning articles and content from across gaming, history, tabletop, books, TV and film. Whatever you think is the right mix to entertain and inform.

A mix of strategic thinker and practical executor, you will work with a team that has considerable tools and resources at its disposal, leading a creative strategy with considerable autonomy and flexibility to achieve your goals.

The right person for this role will have a keen eye on ‘what good looks like’ and will constantly be striving to innovate in the digital space. You will seek out new ideas and educate the team around you on how these can be implemented across our franchise.

You will have proven leadership experience and will know how to work with multiple stakeholders across multiple projects.

This role sits within the wider Community Management team who you will be working with closely each day, alongside Brand Managers, Content Producers and a wide array of the development teams.

Strengths in writing, editing, scheduling and knowledge of web content across a broad spectrum will round out a personable and practical candidate.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Website Editor will be responsible for taking editorial ownership over the web presence for the entire Total War franchise.

This will mean creating and executing on a results driven strategic vision in combination with the Community Content Editor and agreed upon by all key stakeholders.

You will be the product owner for our web estate. Interfacing with live services production teams to ensure tools and functionality are in place to deliver your schedule and take advantage of new tech and trends. Working with Brand Managers to leverage individual title strategies and contributing to global marketing plans for all upcoming Total War titles.

You will be creating and commissioning content for multiple projects often at the same time and will be ultimately responsible for delivering against those projects whilst exploring new ways to engage and excite our audience.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience 


  • Outstanding written English
  • Proven strategic planning and execution for a website
  • Knowledge of Wordpress
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated and take initiative when needed
  • Start-up, journalistic mentality with a strong instinct for sourcing, commissioning and evaluating content opportunities.
  • Results-driven with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Leadership Experience


  • Experience of web analytics
  • Experience working in copywriting preferred
  • Previous experience within a large games developer or publisher preferred

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust. 

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

We have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:

  • Bespoke and funded relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialist
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*
  • Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*

*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. 

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.  

If this sounds like you, apply now and mention that you saw this role advertised on the Wired Sussex jobsite.

Similar searches: Games, Marketing / PR, Remote working, Web Analysis, Horsham