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Niche Gamer is the premiere source and community for both niche and unique games across the globe. We provide fun daily content, memes, and comprehensive coverage of the latest and greatest video games. We are the new enthusiast gaming press, for the digital age.

As we keep growing, demand for more content from us keeps growing. As such, we’re hiring again! These positions are not restricted to the United States nor the Philadelphia area, but living in the tri-state area is a huge plus as we do local co-op streams and things like that.

In terms of hours expected — you will not be required to be available in large numbers hours, but you will be working with our editors, regular staff, and more to cover the ongoing news, releases, reviews, and announcements.

Our current job openings are as follows:


Staff Writer / Main Staff – 2 Hires

We’re looking for regular contributors throughout the days as the latest gaming news hits. The key things we value are honesty, vocal opinions, and an appreciation for games.

Requirements

  • Passion to look for obscure and or weird games.
  • Good knowledge on video games in general.
  • Strong grammar and English writing + speaking skills.
  • Be able to take on projects and assignments for games.
  • Knowledge of CMS is a huge plus.

Responsibilities

  • Publishing articles regularly, every week day.
  • Handling reviews in a timely manner (completing reviews prior to embargo or deadline).
  • Completing assignments as given by the administration.
  • Able to promote their own work.

Pay / Amount of Work

  • This is a full staff position, you will be regularly given work as a full staff member. You will be assigned articles, reviews, and so on as needed but will get paid for each approved and published article.

Weekend Staff Writer – 1 Hire

We’re looking for a regular contributor for weekend news coverage to help fill out our content on a more constant basis. You’ll be covering news missed during the week, as well as events or breaking news that happens over the weekend.

Requirements

  • Passion to look for obscure and or weird games.
  • Good knowledge on video games in general.
  • Strong grammar and English writing + speaking skills.
  • Be able to take on projects and assignments for games.
  • Knowledge of CMS is a huge plus.

Responsibilities

  • Publishing articles regularly, every weekend.
  • Completing assignments as given by the administration.
  • Able to promote their own work.

Pay / Amount of Work

  • This is a full staff position, you will be regularly given work as a full staff member. You will be assigned articles, reviews, and so on as needed but will get paid for each approved and published article.

Game Reviewer / Contributor – 3 to 5 Hires

We’re looking to round out our staff with a small team of contributors that can handle the increasingly crazy number of review requests we get. This is not a full staff position but mostly focused on extending our coverage once our main staff are overloaded with existing reviews or work.

You’ll be assigned games based on the platforms you own / prefer, as well as the genres you’re most knowledgeable and comfortable with. We always try to avoid fitting a game with the wrong person, so the goal is to always have the best person to review said game.

Requirements

  • Very comfortable in specific genre(s) of games, i.e. fighting games, strategy games, etc.
  • Good knowledge on video games in general.
  • Strong grammar and English writing + speaking skills.
  • Knowledge of CMS is a huge plus.

Responsibilities

  • Handling reviews in a timely manner (completing reviews prior to embargo or deadline).
  • Completing assignments as given by the administration.
  • Able to promote their own work.

Pay / Amount of Work

  • This is a contributor position, and will not be as regularly given work as a full staff member. You will be assigned articles, reviews, and so on as needed but will get paid for each approved and published article.

Anime+Asian Culture Staff Writer / Main Staff – 2 Hires

We’re looking for regular contributors throughout the days as the latest anime and Asian culture news hits. The key things we value are honesty, vocal opinions, and an appreciation for anime and Asian culture.

Requirements

  • Passion to look for anime and Asian culture.
  • Good knowledge on anime and Asian culture in general.
  • Strong grammar and English writing + speaking skills, understanding Japanese, Chinese, and Korean is a plus!
  • Be able to take on projects and assignments for games.
  • Knowledge of CMS is a huge plus.

Responsibilities

  • Publishing articles regularly, every week day.
  • Handling reviews in a timely manner (completing reviews prior to embargo or deadline).
  • Completing assignments as given by the administration.
  • Able to promote their own work.

Pay / Amount of Work

  • This is a full staff position, you will be regularly given work as a full staff member. You will be assigned articles, reviews, and so on as needed but will get paid for each approved and published article.

Send your application via email to: contact(at)nichegamer(dot)com. Please include a short description about yourself, why you think you’re capable, links to any blogs, articles or work you’ve done, as well as which position you’re interested in.