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Passion for games and creating great player experiences, join us as a Senior Game UX Designer! Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Friends, Angry Birds Blast, Angry Birds POP and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. In the studio we’re looking for the most talented and ambitious yet humble game development professionals on the planet to build the next big thing. We’re a flat organization where you’ll find openness, candid feedback and a shared ambition to succeed to be at the very core of our DNA as a studio. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. A successful Game UX Designer at Rovio is by definition an innovative thinker, a driven craft lead, and a skilled advocate for the player - all simultaneously. Our designers leverage strong internal connections to design, create, and orchestrate truly engaging player experiences. You will work with game teams and other stakeholders through research, game UX strategy development, conceptualizing, product definition, and cohesive design. You take pride in making our games feel deep and rewarding but not complex. What you’ll take under your wings: Design, conceptualize, and create player-centric solutions across the entire product lifecycle for social puzzle games Work closely with lean, cross-functional teams Take full ownership of your design work, and have responsibility for all the details along the way. Produce concepts, wireframes and prototypes, test them with our player insight team Coach game teams on the best player experience practices, review games, create guidelines and design bibles to ensure consistent flows and design solutions across multiple games We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap: 6+ years of experience designing game-changing digital experiences, game industry experience is a strong plus (your background can also be in game design with strong focus on UX) A desire to create the best design & player experiences the game industry has seen Comprehensive understanding of applying the methodologies of user-centric design and research to solve complex design problems Demonstrated track record in creating innovative and engaging games and products, with proven skills in mentoring, presenting, inter-team partnership and effective communication Ability to drive UX design through each stage of production: concept, wireframe, prototype, implementation, and refinement through to final sign-off Ability to review games from player experience perspective and give constructive feedback to game teams to help to refine the best possible user experience. Risk taking in design, pushing past the obvious, and making something players will love Good understanding of mobile platforms Having experience with F2P games both as a designer and a player, you follow closely what is happening in the market, and are able to distill the best ideas to your own work We’re looking for team members who bring their own creative vision to everything they do. If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in a fun and creative environment with skilled coworkers, contribute to fun new products, and expose your work to a global audience. What you get when you join us: We give you the best support we can, we help you grow and achieve your professional goals We do have fun! We are a family-like community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious You will get to work in truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together Great opportunity to work with top talent in the gaming industry! Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, gym, sauna and more We will start the interviews as soon as we see great candidates, so don't hesitate but send your application already today!Lue lisää

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for an experienced and passionate Senior Game Developer to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category with games where time-to-fun is our North Star Metric, while deep, immersive meta-game and social gameplay turn them into hobbies lasting for years. We want you to join us as to develop new groundbreaking F2P hits and keep improving our already successful puzzle games. What you’ll take under your wings: Design overall game architecture for a social puzzle game Design, implement and test game features with other programmers in the team Provide mentorship and support for less experienced programmers Work together with server programmers to ensure seamless backend integration Optimize the game to run smoothly on mobile platforms Participate in prototyping new game concepts Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: Senior Game Developer - minimum 8 years of commercial game programming experience with 2+ years in a programming team lead role (Game Developer - minimum 5 years of commercial game programming experience) Minimum 3 years of game development experience with Unity Strong programming skills with C# and preferably also C++ Experience with debugging, profiling and performance optimizations Broad knowledge of game architecture and technologies Good understanding of mobile platforms and hardware Experience with F2P games both as a developer and a player Analytical problem solving skills We’re looking for team members who bring their own creative vision to everything they do, and we have an environment that supports that. If this describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in a fun and creative environment with skilled coworkers, contribute to fun new products, and expose your work to a huge global audience. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Lue lisää

Have you ever dreamed about working with one of the biggest entertainment brands in the world? Now is your chance, right here at Rovio! The original Angry Birds game will be celebrating its 10th anniversary, and our movie sequel is in the works. We at the Rovio Puzzle Studio are looking for an enthusiastic product marketing pro who can’t wait to get hands dirty and help us with growth marketing of our current and upcoming titles. If you have a background in product marketing digital services and apps, you might be the right person for the studio! You will take responsibility of studio’s marketing activities as a whole and be in a critical role in building growth for our products. This role involves working very closely with our game development teams and the rest of our marketing organization, including our user acquisition team. The position requires strategic decision making with product marketing priorities and growth mechanisms. In this role, you operate in an international and creative work environment together with a team where your input and contribution has a substantial impact on the performance of our products. The Rovio Puzzle Studio is behind the hugely popular titles Angry Birds Match and Angry Birds Friends, and while soaring on the success of our existing portfolio, we are also developing several new IPs and exploring new game ideas within the Puzzle genre. In the studio, we keep a flat hierarchy, a high level of transparency, data driven decision making and open communication. We challenge each other and ourselves in all we do here but keep the atmosphere friendly, inclusive, respectful and super supportive. What you’ll take under your wings: Leading all marketing activity of the puzzle studio Building business cases and analyses of different marketing opportunities for prioritisation and decision making Benchmarking competition best practices and trends to leverage in studio games Together with game teams, developing product features, marketing technologies, coordinating campaigns and live events for a range of studio games with the intent to improve and grow in crucial KPIs (retention, monetization, downloads, CTR, fCVR) Responsibility for creating and driving growth marketing strategy for studio games. Virtual team leadership in cross-discipline delivery including coaching role for trainees, specialists, and managers You’ll need these skills: Over 5 years of growth marketing experience Proven success, bringing a wealth of knowledge in product marketing growth strategies from digital services or app industry Strong analytical skills, data driven decision making Drive for product growth, learning more and sharing knowledge with others Self-driven and strategic mindset Leadership skills with the product and creative teams Fluency in English, both written and spoken Knowledge and discovery of the latest drivers in the product marketing domain Ability to quickly learn new things in a fast-paced working environment Passion for mobile games, growth, performance marketing and communications We’d love if you also have: Excellent presentation skills and a strong influencer Awareness of trends in the marketing, pop culture and games Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! Remember to include a CV and cover letter.Lue lisää

We are looking for a Server Programmer to join our talented Puzzle Studio to work in one of our top performing live games, Angry Birds Friends. You need a proven record implementing and maintaining server backends. You should have experience and good understanding of designing, implementing and testing server functionalities. You will be working closely with other server and client programmers, game producers and game designers. What you’ll take under your wings: Design, implement and test game backend functionality for games Create, maintain and operate the game server cloud infrastructures Ensure that game backends are efficient, secure and scale well Integrate other cloud services to game servers Participate in designing client/backend communication protocols Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap: Minimum 3 years of server programming experience leading to mastery of relevant skills and technologies Good knowledge and experience of cloud platforms and related technologies, for example GAE or AWS Good understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases Strong programming skills using Java Proficiency with C#, Python, Bash or other languages is a strong plus Experience building and operating scalable applications for high load of users Understanding of game architectures and technologies Experience with debugging, profiling and performance optimizations Analytical problem solving We’re looking for team members who bring their own creative vision to everything they do. If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in a fun and creative environment with skilled coworkers, contribute to a captivating new product, and expose your work to a global audience. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Lue lisää

We are creating cutting-edge mid-core games within Battle Studio. We’re working on an unannounced, competitive game and brand new IP. Be part of a senior team with flat hierarchies and high ambitions where strong ideas, commitment and hard skills trump years of experience. You will be creating stunning visual effects in unity and add atmosphere and depth to gameplay. You are an excellent observer and expert dissecting animations and visual effects. Designing textures and geometry needed for stylized VFX is part of your routine. You will be working closely with animators, character artists, technical artists, art direction & game design to forge unforgettable experiences for our fans. What you’ll take under your wings: Create and implement real-time particle effects and animated shaders Design handcrafted special FX textures from scratch and match the benchmarks Own the technical setup and troubleshooting in Unity You are skilled with related disciplines such as as concept art, animation and modelling Photoshop, Maya and Unity are part of your basic toolkit We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 3+ years of experience as a VFX artist in the games or entertainment industry Experience on published games using Unity Aware of the needs of mobile game development from early concept to life-ops You are not a diva – Using Unity asset store placeholders is ordinary to you A gameplay and mobile first mindset Strong interest in games & animated series Strong communication and being open to receiving feedback You are diligent with documentation and sharing your work proactively with the team Your demo reel illustrates your excitement for visual effects in games – preferably mobile and using Unity. We’re looking for team members who bring their passion and creative spirit to everything they do. If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in an ambitious and lively environment. Send your application over now – we look forward to hearing from you!Lue lisää

Are you an awesome artist, passionate about making commercially successful games and creating the very best art to delight players? Awesome, we at the Battle Studio are looking for a talented Concept Artist to help us with current and upcoming titles. The role is very broad and you should be ready to tackle a wide variety of tasks, ranging from creative challenges to implementation tricks. The Battle Studio is focused on cutting-edge mid-core games. We’re working on an unannounced RPG game and a brand new IP. Be part of a senior team with a flat hierarchy and high ambitions where strong ideas, collaboration and commitment shine above all. We envision someone whose creative output makes our team and players go bananas. You need a portfolio demonstrating your skills in 2D and 3D and a bottomless passion for excellent game art. You will be working closely with the other artists, designers and programmers to create unforgettable experiences for our fans.Lue lisää

We are creating cutting-edge mid-core games within Battle Studio. We’re working on an unannounced, competitive game and brand new IP. Be part of a senior team with flat hierarchies and high ambitions where strong ideas, commitment and hard skills trump years of experience. You will be working closely with animators, character artists, technical artists, art direction & game design to forge unforgettable experiences for our fans. You need a portfolio demonstrating your skills in 2D and 3D and a bottomless passion for excellent game art. You will be working closely with the other artists, designers and programmers to create unforgettable experiences for our fans. You'll fit in our flock if you have: Jaw-dropping concept art skills with a passion for stylized characters and environments Excellent eye for composition and color Strong interest in games, latest design trends and pop culture Experience on published games A proactive attitude and a problem solving mindset Joy spreading knowledge and being modest when receiving feedback A lighthearted attitude that embraces Rovio's mischievous characters and nutty worlds Strong communication, organisational and team collaboration skills We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 3+ years of experience in the games industry Expert in Photoshop or similar Fluent in English We’re looking for team members who bring their passion and creative spirit to everything they do. You love to take ownership and work in an agile environment? You constantly learn from the world’s top artists but you’re pumped to always go a step further? – If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in an fun and creative environment. Contribute to one of the most recognized brands in the world and expose your work to a global audience.Lue lisää

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for an experienced and passionate Senior Game Designer to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category with games where time-to-fun is our North Star Metric, while deep, immersive meta-game and social gameplay turn them into hobbies lasting for years. You are able to create game concepts that combine casual approachability of puzzle games with depth and social dynamics of mid-core games. You are fluent in a number of casual and mid-core social-game systems and mechanics and from insights into our audience you are able to craft deep emotional experiences in games so that players think about them even when they are not playing. You share our passion to take the casual social gaming to next level by providing deeper gameplay experiences, and for that you want to understand human psychology and social dynamics to really tick players' intrinsic social motivations and needs. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Share our vision of re-inventing casual puzzle games Create and lead the execution of game concepts that achieve both creative and commercial success in mobile F2P Continuously learn and keep improving with ambitious and likeminded gaming professionals You’ll need these skills: 7+ yrs commercial experience and proven success working on mobile F2P games, preferably both from operating a live game as well as developing a game from scratch Experience in creating strong game concepts and leading their execution Strong social game design skills, understanding the dynamics of competition and collaboration. Experience in creating and managing highly balanced game systems and economies Skills and passion to lead game vision, willingness to have an open mind and adapt and iterate designs, but also steer and make decisions when needed A genuine interest in F2P and mobile games, as well as the wider world of gaming Strong interest and belief in data-driven approach to support & validate intuition It would be lovely if you also have: Creative writing experience CCG/Strategy/RPG design experience If you feel you have what it takes to join our ambitious and exciting team, apply now! Interviewing starts as soon as we find interesting candidates. Looking forward to hearing from you!Lue lisää

We are looking for an Experienced Level Designer to lead level design craft and team in Rovio’s Puzzle Studio. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful puzzle games such as Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Pop, and our evergreen star Angry Birds Friends. In the studio we are always looking for the most talented and ambitious people to take the puzzle category to new heights. We’re a team first organization where you’ll find openness, candid feedback and a shared ambition to succeed to be at the very core of our DNA as a studio. How do you succeed as a Level Design Lead in the Puzzle Studio? For us, content truly is king, and our level designers are a crucial piece of that puzzle. As a Level Design Lead you will be responsible for mentoring and leading our talented level designers, comfortably navigating between a mix of hands on detail while maintaining the helicopter view of the craft within the Puzzle Studio and driving its long term strategy. Together with the level design teams, you will own the entirety of level design activities in our studio, including delivering top-notch levels, concepting new gameplay elements, and constantly shaping level difficulty and progression pacing, using data analysis to tune and perfect the work. What you’ll take under your wings: As the main point of contact of the level design craft in our studio, you will be managing and leading world-class level design across all of our games You will be coaching, mentoring, and inspiring the standard of our level design expertise, with the ambition of it becoming the best in the world Closely work with level design team members to help them plan and manage their work within their game projects, and determine the best team allocation and talent rotation according to studio priorities and individual needs & preferences You are responsible for creating and driving studio and game specific level KPIs, design guidelines and best practices You own the data and tool development needs for the level design craft As a Team Lead, you will coach level designers in their daily work as well as plan their long term development and career path To keep you familiar with the actual level design work and tools we use, you will be working as a Lead/Senior Level Designer in a selected game We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap: You have at least 5 years of experience designing game-changing puzzle experiences in such sub genres as match-3, bubble shooter, etc. in a commercially successful F2P puzzle game. In addition, you have at least 2+ years of experience in leading and coaching other designers. You have strong level design skills as well as theoretical or practical knowledge of level design and core gameplay. You are an expert in level content balancing and content pacing. You solve problems analytically, and use data to validate your intuition. You have the ability drive level design through each applicable stage of production: concept, wireframe, prototype, implementation, and refinement through to final sign-off. Mechanics, rules, probabilities, and aesthetics in level design are your specialty. You are great at reviewing games and giving constructive feedback to help refine the best possible content experience, both from commercial and player experience perspective. You are truly excited about the opportunity of building shared level design & production expertise, and best practices throughout multiple games and teams. You are an inspirational leader, and know how to motivate individuals to get the best out of creative professionals as a team. You have experience in F2P games both as a designer and a player, you follow closely what is happening in the market, and are able to distill the best ideas to your own work. We’re looking for team members who bring their own creative vision and passion into everything they do. If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in a fun and creative environment with skilled coworkers, contribute to a captivating new product, and expose your work to a global audience. What you get when you join us: Great opportunity to work with top talent in the gaming industry! We give you the best support we can, we help you grow and achieve your professional goals. We do have fun! We are a family-like community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious. You will get to work in truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together. Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, gym, sauna and more. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Lue lisää

Are you passionate about developing world-class solutions for mobile advertising and user acquisition? Are you eager to join an ambitious team? If yes, you might be the Product Manager for UA & Ads we are now looking for to join our dynamic team in Espoo, Finland! As a Product Manager you will help define the user acquisition, cross-promotion and programmatic advertising for Rovio’s free-to-play games. This role is pivotal to growing our player base, retaining our players and monetising our games. You will be responsible for execution and delivery of our services offering working with our own development team and external partners including Singular, AppNexus, Facebook, Unity Ads etc. You will join our Rovio Games Technology team. This team consists of 50 professionals providing our games teams with the means to bring their games to life every day. We make this happen through cloud-based services that enable the live operations of and player engagement for our games. We serve hundreds of millions of players and hosts some of the most cutting-edge cloud services out there, responding to thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe. What you’ll take under your wings Drive our user acquisition and programmatic advertising product vision - seeking for innovation to drive a differentiated market position for Rovio games Maintain roadmap and related epic pages gathering and prioritize input from our UA, advertising, and game teams Act as Product Owner in agile development team Design EPICs and stories in enough technical detail before implementation Ensure an end-to-end experience is delivered to our user acquisition team, advertising, business intelligence, and game teams Ideally you have these skills: Several years of work experience in user acquisition and/or mobile advertising as a Product Lead. Ideally having worked for, or with F2P games Deep experience with several of the following: Attribution, UA campaign optimization, programmatic ads, ads mediation, cross-promotion, ad networks. You should have a robust understanding of technology and terminology in these domains Ability to understand customer needs and translate them into technical deliverables for our developers Experience of agile development - working with UX designers, developers (data, front-end, client, server), and QA engineers. Ideally, you are a Certified Scrum Product Owner. Able to work with and manage implementation with partners As a person you are: Hands on, delivery focused and ensure we deliver customer-centric products – it just works beautifully Strong communicator with the ability to influence senior decision makers Self-starter with a high level of self-direction, motivation and energy What you get when you join us: We give you the best support we can, we help you to grow and achieve your targets Our team is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious. And we do have fun together! You will get to work in a truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together Competitive benefits such as extended health care insurance, lunch and sport vouchers, a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, breakfast, gaming area, gym and sauna. And all the fruit you can eat! Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! Remember to include a CV and cover letter.Lue lisää