Narrative Technologies is excited about the future of literature. We see a future where literature isn’t constrained by the possibility of the printed page. Where the stories we love can find us. Where the story never has to end. We make next-generation ereader, authoring, and publishing software that enables richer narratives and enhances reader engagement.

We’re also excited about getting to work right here in Santa Cruz, California - where we live! Nestled between the redwoods and the beach, it’s easy to love your job when you’re creating the future in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.


Lise Quintana


Lise Quintana is an award-winning novelist with an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles, and experience running literary journals.

Stephen Beitzel


Stephen Beitzel has worked for NASA, Netflix, LinkedIn and Apple, creating software used by millions of people all over the world every day.


Business Strategy Analyst

Narrative Technologies seeks a Business Strategy Analyst in the San Francisco Bay Area responsible for researching and analyzing the ebook and publishing markets and making strategic recommendations to senior management. Must maintain awareness of industry changes and trends, and be able to report out clearly and concisely.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Refine and course-correct strategic plans
  • Research and analyze market intelligence
  • Gather market, competitive, and customer data to develop business assessments
  • Coordinate new business development campaigns
  • Produce executive summaries and slide decks positioning our business to potential partners and investors

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and create complex documents
  • Ability to generate effective oral and written presentations
  • Ability to work unsupervised to tight deadlines
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Software Engineer (Santa Cruz)

Responsible for development of Java desktop applications to support writing and publishing our Lithomobilus format ebooks. Requires knowledge of Java GUI development. Experience with git and maven a plus.


Mobile Marketing Manager (Santa Cruz)

Responsible for developing and managing go-to-market plans to bring Narrative Technologies’ products to market. Should have a proven track record of successfully launching mobile apps, as well as continuing user acquisition and engagement. Should have experience with market research, consumer behavior and analytics.



Corporate Headquarters: 101 Cooper St., Suite 204 Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Telephone: 866.627.2848