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About the Job

Would you like to help shape the future of Warhammer Age of Sigmar game mechanics? Are you excited by writing compelling rules, designing new game mechanics and playtesting your work to ensure a fun and balanced experience?

As a Warhammer Age of Sigmar Games Designer, you will be responsible for writing clear, technically accurate and engaging rules content for various different types of publications, from Battletomes to focused columns in our monthly magazine White Dwarf. You will also work hand in hand with background writers, layout artists and editors to create products of exceptional quality.

You will be expected to manage the needs of multiple parallel tasks, collaborate with the rest of the Games Development team, work with internal and external playtesting teams to gather feedback, and iterate on your designs to improve balance.

Additional qualities which could help set you apart from other applicants include:

  • Experience writing home-brew rules content for Age of Sigmar or other tabletop games.
  • Experience playing at events/tournaments.
  • Experience with a wide variety of games (board/roleplaying/tabletop/digital).
  • Creative writing skills.
  • Professional experience or education in board game or video game design.
  • A statistics and mathematics foundation.
  • Contribution to podcasts, videos or other community content focused on Age of Sigmar.

We’re looking for individuals who are self motivated, who have a deep understanding of  Warhammer Age of Sigmar, can entertain and engage through their writing, and have a keen attention to detail and an analytical mind.

We understand that experience in the field of tabletop games development is a rare commodity, and we will work with the selected candidate to provide training and mentorship to help you thrive in this field. If you have the drive, passion and skill to help push the Warhammer Age of Sigmar game system to even greater success, we’d love to hear from you!



Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.

The Warhammer World site is based just outside of Nottingham city centre and benefits from a nearby tram stop and free onsite car parking.

In return for your hard work, you will receive 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays), matching contributory pension scheme up to 7.5%, profit share bonus (subject to GW meeting profit targets) and option to join our Share Save scheme.  Oh and let’s not forget, a staff discount of between 25% and 50% on our products!


Other Essential Information

Location: This role is based in our Book and Boxed Game Design Studio at our Headquarters in Nottingham, UK.

Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 23rd January 2022.


How to Apply

To apply, please send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job.  This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application.  When you’re ready, please click apply, below.


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