Genius Games is Hiring - Operations Manager

Genius Games is looking for an Operations Manager. We want someone who wants to work in a tight-knit group, someone who enjoys working in high energy environments, wants their work to truly matter, wants to have fun along the way.

This position is suited for someone who loves solving challenging puzzles, is highly self-directed, highly organized, has a very high standard for her/himself but is also not afraid to make mistakes along the way, and thrives when giving and receiving feedback about how they and the company can continually improve.

This person is not averse to risk, and most importantly wants to use their skills to personally and directly help drive the growth of a small company. The Operations Manager role is critical for Genius Games, and the input, contributions and decisions made by this person will be extremely important to the success of our company. If you’re just looking for another job, this position isn’t for you.

If you don't really want to be a critical part of a team and company, and if you don't love working your rear off to see that team and company grow, then this isn't the job for you.


During your time at Genius Games, you will be responsible for:

Location and Travel Responsibilities: This position will require the individual to work in our office in St. Louis, MO mostly, with some remote work weekly. This position will ultimately require travel to US and international game conventions once these conventions are in person again. 





This can start as either a part-time or full time position located in St. Louis, Missouri. Compensation for this position will start at $36,000 to $42,000 for full time (or $16 to $20 per hour for part-time) commensurate on education and experience. The intention for this postition is to progress into our full-time Director of Operations at a compensation in the $50k to $80k range overtime with more strategically focused responsibilities. 

After one year of employment this position will be additionally compensated with quarterly discretionary bonuses based upon performance and company profits. This position currently offers no healthcare or 401K benefits, but as the company grows, benefits are part of our plan moving forward for employees.


We believe science is fascinating and should be a joy to learn. We believe that hobby games are not just fun, but a healthy activity to promote social skills and learn about the world we live in.

With that in mind our focus is on: 

We specialize in publishing board games, card games, jigsaw puzzles, children’s books and many other types of interactive games and activities, but with a twist - everything published by Genius Games is accurately themed around science! The company has been featured in a number of major media outlets such as Popular Science Magazine, Scientific American, Gizmodo and many more. We’ve been growing at a tremendous rate every year since we’ve been in business, and the hobby board game industry as a whole is booming.


As a member of the Genius Games team, you are expected to embody the core values of the company. These core value are what we as a team hire and fire by:

To apply, please click the following link to fill out the Application for Genius Games Operations Manager.

Next Steps, once we receive your initial email, we will send a series of online assessements to evaluate if your skills and background are a good fit for this position.