We're Looking for a Freelance Contract Game Designer for a Special Project

We're Looking for a Freelance Contract Game Designer for a Special Project

Stacy Tornio Stacy Tornio

We have a special game we're working on right now, and we're looking for a female game designer to help us out. This unique contract position will give someone the opportunity to work alongside our game studio to create an impactful game about great women in history. 

If you're curious about this project, you can check out the details for it right here. Then if you're interested in this freelance position, read the description below. At the end, you'll find a form where you can submit your information. 

On behalf of all of us here at Underdog Games, thanks for your interest! 

The Project 

We are currently developing a game on the topic of Women in History, and we’re looking for a female game designer who can help us bring this game to the finish line. 

The Timeline 

We’re looking for someone to start on this project by mid-March and then work at a full-time or near full-time capacity over the next few months—12 to 16 weeks total. 

The Hours 

We can be somewhat flexible on hours, but we do need you to have some availability during the hours of 9 AM EST to 2 PM EST as well from 7 PM EST to 10 PM EST. You should expect to put in 25-40 hours a week. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Design, test, repeat 
  • Work on original designs
  • Work on developing existing designs 
  • Collaborate with our in-house design team 
  • Aid in playtesting and working with playtesters
  • Build prototypes in Tabletop Simulator

What You’ll Bring

  • Experience as a game designer 
  • Knowledge and experience in Illustrator
  • Passion for the topic 
  • Enthusiasm to do a lot of testing and playtesting with customers 
  • Willingness to accept feedback and try a lot of different ideas 
  • Candor
  • Strong desire to learn and grow 
  • Ability to work independently, speak up, and lead projects 
  • Comfortable working remotely, in Slack, Zoom, etc. 

What We Bring

  • Entrepreneurial atmosphere but deeply rooted in modern, innovative methods 
  • A small, passionate team filled with genuine people who love what they do 
  • Opportunity to be part of an amazing, meaningful game 
  • Pay of $3,000 to $5,000 per month, depending on final hours and skill level 

How to Apply 

Using the form below, you can upload your resume. In addition, we hope you'll take the opportunity to tell us why you’re the perfect person for this job. 

Have questions? Email us at stacy@underdoggames.com, and we’ll get back to you. Otherwise, submit the form below to apply! 

« Back to Blog