LAKE FOREST, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The longstanding Californian developer of multiplayer shooters, Turtle Rock Studios, today announced Jared Rosen as the company’s new Narrative Director.

An award-winning author who previously worked at Riot Games as Principle Narrative Writer, Mr. Rosen also co-founded and produced the hit YouTube channel Hot Pepper Gaming. At Turtle Rock Studios, Jared is working on a new unannounced project with a focus on constructing and directing that title’s universe and storytelling.

I’m beyond excited to join the talented team at Turtle Rock Studios,” said new Narrative Director, Jared Rosen. “I’ve been a big fan of Back 4 Blood and the studio has a great pedigree of making high quality games. I’ve already got a look into what’s next and can confidently say we have something absolutely amazing on the horizon and can’t wait to talk about it down the road.”

We are thrilled to have Jared joining our team,” said Turtle Rock Studios President and General Manager, Steve Goldstein. “Jared’s narrative leadership is going to be instrumental to our success as we embark on the most ambitious project in our studio’s history.”

Turtle Rock Studios is currently hiring with options for both on-site and remote work. Please visit for more information.


Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. is an award-winning developer of AAA first-person shooters and other games, including its latest co-op shooter franchise, Back 4 Blood.


Alissa Barry-Toth