(April 23rd: This position is now closed due to high volume of applicants — thanks everyone who applied, I’ll be in touch soon!)





I’m forming a small team to help me maintain and expand Stardew Valley. For this position, I’m looking for a self-motivated and organized administrator who will provide support to the development team and handle many non-game-development tasks.


Location: Seattle, Washington (Fremont neighborhood)

Hours: Full time

Pay: Salaried, depending on experience

How to apply: Email [email protected] with the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Answers to the questions below





  • Maintains utmost confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Maintains office, project and team member calendars
  • Tracks and utilizes information to form reports and create documents for business and organizational purposes
  • May occasionally make adjustments to the Stardew Valley website


Community Presence:

  • Admin tasks on various social media platforms
  • Tracks and gathers feedback from the community (bug reports, feature requests, etc.)
  • Answers emails, including troubleshooting of common technical support issues (or forwarding them to relevant team members)


Human Resources:

  • Monitors and maintains payroll software, working with a third party accounting firm to ensure smooth operation
  • Facilitates the hiring and on-boarding process
  • Maintains and updates employee benefits information
  • Maintains employee documentation
  • Ensures compliance with state & federal employment laws


Office Management:

  • Ensures that office supplies are ordered, received and stocked
  • Helps organize and maintain office common areas
  • Runs errands for business reasons as needed and appropriate
  • Mails packages as necessary


Financial Record-Keeping:

  • Collects and organizes financial reports and invoices from various external business partners
  • Works with third party accounting firm to ensure that accounting records are maintained
  • Maintains any relevant records & reports for tax purposes





  • Extensive experience playing Stardew Valley and familiarity with the community surrounding the game
  • General knowledge of the video game industry
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Ability to communicate thoughtfully as a public representative of the company in the Stardew Valley community
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with a focus on attention to detail
  • Very strong in Microsoft and Google Office Suites (Excel, Google Calendar, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Resourcefulness and the ability to find creative ways to get things done
  • Is proactive and takes initiative in support of the team’s needs; has the ability to anticipate the needs of the team and complete important tasks without being asked
  • Excellent grammatical, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of office and administrative procedures, including office equipment
  • Ability to work on site full time, in office in Seattle, Washington


Screening Questions

  • Why do you want this position?
  • What are your favorite games and why?
  • What is your experience with Stardew Valley?
  • Please describe your experience in these categories as they relate to this position:

                -Community Presence

                -Human Resources


                -Office Management

                -Financial Record-Keeping

  • This is an in-office position located in Seattle, Washington.  Are you able to work full time at this location?
  • What is your desired salary range?