Awards & Winners

Jon Shafer

Date of Birth 30-March-1985
Place of Birth Aurora
(Adams County, Colorado, Arapahoe County, Douglas County, United States of America, Area code 303, Area code 720, Area codes 303 and 720)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Jon 'Trip' Shafer
Profession Video Game Producer, Game programmer, Video Game Designer, Entrepreneur
Jon Shafer is an American designer and programmer of computer games. He was the lead designer of the strategy game Civilization V, developed by Firaxis. Currently, Shafer is the president of Conifer Games, a video games development company he founded in 2012. The studio's first title is Jon Shafer's At The Gates, a 4X strategy game similar to Civilization in which players command a barbarian kingdom with the goal of defeating both rival tribes and the waning Roman Empire. The budget for developing At the Gates is primarily made up of funds raised through a Kickstarter campaign held in February 2013. Shafer runs a blog named Jon Shafer on Design where he writes articles on the subjects of game design and project management. He also serves as co-host for The Game Design Round Table, a weekly podcast where Shafer and fellow designer Dirk Knemeyer are typically joined by guests to discuss topics relating to digital and tabletop game design.

Awards by Jon Shafer

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jon Shafer.


BAFTA Games Award for Strategy
Honored for : Civilization V
(2K Games/Firaxis Games)

Nominations 2011 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BAFTA Games Award for Strategy Civilization V
2K Games/Firaxis Games