​Carson Hurwitz is a Game Designer from Kensington, MD.

He currently works as a Game Designer at Protagonist Games.


Earlier this year he graduated with a B.S. in Game Design from Indiana University.

He formerly worked as the Game Designer and Producer at Crimson Ink Games for an original indie project titled The Shadows That Linger. He successfully pitched the game at the IU Media School's Shark Tank game design pitch competition (2019) and went on to demo the game at GDEX's 2020 Exhibitor Showcase.


In the past he has interned as a Teaching Assistant for the Mason Game & Technology Academy at George Mason University, as well as worked as a Counselor at the IU Media School's Game Development Camp for 3 summers.

Moreover, at IU he was a member of the Gamedev@IU organization for fostering the many skills students will need in the game industry, as well as the Gamers' Guild table-top gaming club.

In his spare time, he enjoys working on audio projects, photography, watching movies of all genres, and playing lots of games; he has most recently been playing Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Dungeons & Dragons, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and Unstable Unicorns to name a few.