Civ V lead designer signs with Stardock

January 5, 2011

Jon Shafer, lead designer of the critically acclaimed Civilization V, left Firaxis a couple weeks back, reportedly resigning following the launch of Civilization V. News has now surfaced that he has been hired by Stardock, creator of Galactic Civilizations and Elemental: War of Magic.

He will reportedly help with adjustments and patching of Elemental: War of Magic as well as working on future projects for them.