Board Game Designer

Position Type: Permanent
Compensation: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Denver, CO

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team of board game designers. Candidates should have a passion for board games (and game design in general) and be well-played across multiple genres of games and board game sub-genres.

This position is located at our Denver studio. Must be willing to relocate.


  • Create new board and card game designs with compelling themes and mechanics
  • Create rapid prototypes to test ideas
  • Bring a positive and self-driven attitude with the ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Provide perspective on design goals aimed at new and experienced board gamers


  • Student of modern board games
  • Have designed your own card or board games (prototypes count) and are willing to discuss some of them during an interview
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


  • 1+ years of professional game design experience
  • Shipped title(s)
  • Creative writing background
  • Artistic background
  • Student of card game design theory
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Technical aptitude with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with inDesign
  • 1 year of college level math
  • Ability to lead teams
Dire Wolf values a diverse and collaborative work environment, and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, ethnic minorities, and veterans to apply.