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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!Read more

We are looking for Senior Product Developer in Apparel and Softlines as a maternity leave substitute to join our Consumer Products in Brand Licensing Unit in Finland, Espoo HQ. What you'll take under your wings: You’ll be overseeing product development and manage the customer relations with the licensees plus supporting Sales Team to build global apparel business for Rovio. Senior Product Developer is in charge of the licensed goods product development in their assigned categories. They work in close collaboration with the licensees and the Licensing Directors and Agents ensuring the products are targeted to the right customer segment and territory. Senior Product Developer guides licensees through the whole product development process. S/he assesses & comments products and product concepts according to Rovio's brand and quality assurance guidelines and instructs licensee to improve and edit their designs before entering the specific market. Senior Product Developer also reviews production to control and oversee production quality and consistency. S/he works in close collaboration with colleagues taking care of the product integrity to ensure safety of the products and materials used. Senior Product Developer creates & innovates product concepts that showcase new assets and give licensees inspiration how to adapt them into products in a fresh and inspiring way. When a new licensee is onboarded Senior Product Developer has a key role. S/he organizes creative calls to ensure proper alignment in using Rovio assets and by giving ongoing guidance also in any process and systems related issues. To succeed in this role you’ll need to have these feathers in your cap: 5+ years of experience in a relevant field of design and products in close collaboration with business development Bachelor of Arts, Design or similar Understanding of basic principles of manufacturing of products of various categories as well as the dynamics of licensing business Aspiration towards high design and product quality and ability to adapt that to business terms. Ability to define and communicate improvement possibilities to licensees´ product concepts. Persistence to drive improvements through the entire product development process Mastery in creating commercially appealing product mock-ups in tight schedules Outstanding skills in communication, organization and scheduling Ability to build cooperative working relationships with the licensees and within the unit Advanced Adobe Creative Cloud skills Top level Adobe Illustrator skills Excellent English skills – both spoken and written What you get when you join our nest? Open, friendly, ambitious but relaxed culture Truly international environment Opportunity to work with top talent in the industry Competitive benefits This position is a maternity leave substitute until March 2020. If you feel you are a perfect match for the role, slingshot your application ASAP by filling the online application form. We look forward to hearing from you!Read more

We are looking for an Experienced Level Designer for Rovio’s Puzzle Studio. Depending on your skillset and experience this may be a Staff or Senior role. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Pop, and soaring Angry Birds Blast. 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. How do you succeed as a Level Designer in the Puzzle Studio? We believe strongly that content is king, and our level designers are a crucial piece of that puzzle. As a level designer you are responsible for crafting the definitive player touchpoint for our games. You will own the entirety of content design including delivering top-notch levels, concepting new gameplay elements and shaping level difficulty and progression all the while using data analysis to tune and perfect your work. What you’ll take under your wings: Design and deliver level content in all its forms across the entire product lifecycle for social puzzle games. Use data and player feedback to continuously hone and maintain existing level content. Take full ownership your work, and have responsibility for all design details along the way. Work closely with other team members by collaborating on multiple aspects of the development process to ensure the game’s success. We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap: You have at least 4 years of experience designing game-changing puzzle experiences in such sub genres as match 3, bubble shooter, etc. You have a demonstrated track record of bringing impactful data driven changes to live products. You have the passion inside you to create the best content & player experiences the game industry has ever seen. You have strong level design skills as well as theoretical or practical knowledge of level design and core gameplay. You solve problems analytically, and use data to validate your intuition. Mechanics, rules, probabilities and aesthetics in level design are your specialty. You have the ability drive level design through each applicable stage of production: concept, wireframe, prototype, implementation, and refinement through to final sign-off. Reviewing games from player experience perspective and give constructive feedback to game teams to help to refine the best possible content experience is your passion. You are incredibly focused on top-quality and efficient content production. 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: 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. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more

Are you an experienced Comms & PR Leader passionate about mobile games and the entertainment industry? Excellent, here at Rovio we’re seeking a Head of Communications and PR to lead our Communications and PR activities at a company-wide level as well as across all Rovio products, from games to movies. Now is an exciting time as the original Angry Birds game will be celebrating its 10th anniversary next year and our movie sequel is in the works. As a Comms & PR Lead, you will create a strategy which ensures we execute effective press releases, build online communities and coordinate events, driving creative PR initiatives for long-term success. You are an influencer who promotes and maintains a positive image of our company, while ensuring strong online and offline brand presence across all relevant touchpoints. You will coordinate with internal teams (Marketing, Games, Brand Licensing, HR) to maximize brand messaging consistency in all PR and communication efforts. You will take a lead in developing internal communication tools, channels and practices on company level. We ask candidates to submit multiple examples of coverage in relevant gaming, entertainment, and technology outlets - and results - from previously executed media releases and communication plans. What you’ll take under your wings: Lead the development and execution of company-wide communications strategy (external and internal) Manage creation of news, announcements, Q&A, and media strategy for corporate events and activities Develop and train organization on communication guidelines and key policies Support employee experience strategy creation and implementation both internally and externally Maximise brand presence on various channels (e.g. web, TV and social media) Cultivate and maintain relationships with media and influential professionals Help ensure brand consistency in all promotional efforts Organise PR events to increase awareness of our company Lead a small team of comms & PR professionals, developing and coaching team members We’d love it if you had these feathers in your cap: A proven track record working within the gaming or entertainment industry Visionary and forward-leaning approach to organizational comms & PR A passion for games and entertainment A story building approach to PR Be well connected with media contacts Excellent organisational and time management skills Knowledge of the latest comms tools and channels Ability to work under pressure, prioritising work to meet tight deadlines People management and coaching skillsRead more

We are looking for a Senior Producer to join our fun, talented and ambitious Puzzle Studio to work in one of our top performing live games, Angry Birds Friends. Your days will be filled with: Working with cross-discipline team to craft and steward roadmaps and schedules, helping them to deliver the right thing at the right time. Collaborating with internal and external teams to guide features from concept to live. Actively promoting a collaborative team culture and processes based on trust to align the team toward our goals. Identifying, communicating, and helping to resolve all roadblocks and bottlenecks that may prevent an on-time and high-quality delivery. Exposing risk, collaborating to find solutions. Communicating effectively with studio and games leadership on project status, risks, and opportunities. Celebrating achievements, fighting troubles, learning from mistakes, and leading responsibly. We think you will do fine in the job if your answer is yes to following requirements: Passionate mobile gamer who loves developing games 4+ years of experience as a Game Producer with experience leading and coordinating live games development and operations Strong experience in agile development, standard project management and external project management experience a big plus Proven track record of managing a commercial game project from start to finish Proactivity in identifying and solving problems and improve processes, passion for creating well functioning, happy teams Good understanding of a player-centric and data-driven approachRead more

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!Read more

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!Read more

Greetings! We are looking for a senior test automation engineer, a.k.a. the best-of-the-best in test automation, to join our team in Espoo, Finland. What you’ll take under your wings: In this role, you get to work with our game development teams in our studios to design, create and operate meaningful test automation to meet each teams' needs. Your contributions will enable these teams to consistently meet our high quality standards in fast-paced game development projects. We are looking for someone who is experienced, inspiring and technically talented. You know how to make automated testing not only reliable, thorough, efficient and cost effective, but also how it can provide value to our teams. You enjoy having deep discussions about programming and quality and can easily explain why specific test automation approaches fit certain situations and why certain approaches may not. We value a professional programming background, mobile games test automation experience (iOS / Android) and experience in Unity projects. We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap: 5+ years of professional programming experience, preferably on mobile 3+ years of hands-on test automation experience, preferably on mobile Strong programming skills with C# and preferably also C++ Strong scripting skills (e.g. Python, shell) Broad familiarity of test automation tools and approaches, especially for mobile platforms (iOS and Android) Experience with debugging, profiling and performance optimization Good understanding of software architectures and design patterns Good understanding of mobile platforms and hardware Analytical problem solving skills Genuine interest and passion for programming, technology, test automation and gaming Experience of Unity game development and test automation best practices on Unity projects are a big plus 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 This is a senior role and your influence will affect the whole organization as you get to work closely with each of our studios. Your main ambition is to drive Rovio towards a more agile game development process, faster and more consistent deliveries and deployments, ultimately leading to higher quality products and fan experiences. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more

Do you have what it takes to create the next game-based IP to take the world by storm? We are looking for an experienced Art Lead to join us on our quest to create new industry leading IPs and expand the Angry Birds franchise in new and surprising directions. On this quest you will be joined by talented people from our award winning teams at our internal Puzzle Studio, as well as people you’ll help to bring in to make your team complete. Ultimately, you’ll be responsible for the aesthetic quality of your project, but you’re also expected to play a big role in development of it’s IP, story, and all the technical solutions and pipelines needed to make it in to reality. What you’ll take under your wings: Define the art vision within your project Directing development of the game’s IP and branding, Creating art assets, supervising art asset production and managing outsourcing of the assets if needed. Mentor, coach and lead the artists’ in your team Delegate portions of activities, responsibilities and authorities, as necessary and desirable, to other artist Advocate for creative values within the project team You’ll need these skills: 6+ years in gaming industry or equivalent with at least 3 years of experience as an Art Lead on a game project Good understanding of modern art pipelines 2D & 3D Prior experience working on Unity game projects Prior experience in UX design is a plus Great personality and attitude Great leadership, teamwork and people skills Good track record and impressive portfolio Fluent in English, and strong verbal and written communication skills The position is full time, and requires the candidate to relocate to Finland. The position is in our Espoo Headquarter, just few hundred meters from Helsinki border and less than 10 minutes metro ride from downtown Helsinki. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more

Are you eager to bring mobile games to life? Do you feel inspired by being part of developing innovative software service for F2P games? Do you want to help us experiment with new technologies? If yes, you might be the Blockchain Research Developer we are now looking for to join our skilled Games Technology team. We are seeking an individual to work with Rovio to experiment and research use of blockchain in games. This work in part would support Rovio’s participation in the EU Horizon 2020 - Sofie project (link https://www.sofie-iot.eu/) - with partners including Aalto University, Ericsson and Guardtime. You may be a PhD student or considering entering a PhD program. As a Research Developer you will join our Games Technology team in Espoo, Finland a stones throw from the Aalto University Campus. Our team of circa 45 talented professionals works on services and technology for our games including data and analytics, build and submission tools for games, cloud infra for service and game servers, and our gaming cloud services platform Beacon. You will take under your wings: Researching and prototyping blockchain applications in gaming Working with the team to define deliverables and develop prototypes Participating in Project Sofie on the behalf of RovioRead more