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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

Welcome to Rovio! We're looking for a Network and Security Engineer for cloud and IT to join us here in Espoo. You will be our go-to-person for all things related Rovio premises and cloud related network and security topics. Area of responsibilities will be very wide, since it covers in-prem facilities and our large cloud platform for mobile games. Our state-of-the-art Cloud Platform has been designed for automation, scalability and operational simplicity. We serve hundreds of millions of users 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. You will play a key role in defining the vision and roadmap for network and security, with the goals: Improving cloud and offices network service SLAs, including network procurement Improving monitoring, automation and availability Researching and leveraging latest cloud technologies Improving cost efficiencyRead more

Are you eager to bring mobile games to life with cloud-based experiences? Do you feel inspired by developing innovative services for F2P games? If yes, you might be the Head of Cloud Operations we are now looking for to join our Games Technology team! In this role you will lead our cloud operations and ensure the mission critical game services are highly automated, highly available and the underlying cloud infrastructure is continuously improved. Our state-of-the-art cloud platform has been designed for automation, scalability and operational simplicity. We serve hundreds of millions of users and host some of the most cutting edge cloud services out there, responding to thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe. You will play a key role in defining the cloud operations vision and roadmap, with the goals of: Improving game service SLAs Improving automation and availability Improving monitoring tools and processes Researching and leveraging latest cloud technologies Improving cost efficiencyRead more

Hello gamer! We’re looking for a Player Support Specialist with oodles of passion and proactivity to join us here in Espoo, Finland! Working in our Puzzle Studio, you’ll be embedded in the game team as the player support lead for one of our key titles. Sound good so far? Your key tasks and responsibilities would be: Taking an active role in the live operations of a game as part of the development team Being fully aware of new updates, their impact on player experience and any actions Rovio may take to mitigate potential player pain Managing our support partners in both day-to-day operations and with a view to long-term sustained excellence in the work they do Owning backlog prioritisation from the player perspective Providing timely and routine player-centric reports to the game team Continually maintaining and improving player self-help channels Answering escalated player support emails concerning technical problems and usability issues following Rovio guidelines Training, educating and instructing external player support team members Sharing best practices from the ways of working within your title across the player support organisation to ensure that we can all improve from each other Bringing proactive improvements and solutions to both game and player support roadmaps Leading or participating in projects concerning both game and player support development when needed. Sound interesting? Well great! Read on! :)Read more

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 a Senior Game Designer to join our Battle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Are you excited about Synchronous PvP? Are you thrilled by competitive games? Our Battle Studio in Espoo, Finland are creating cutting-edge mid-core games and establishing new IPs. Excitement is brewing as the team prepares to tackle ambitious goals. Feel inspired by the opportunity and freedom of getting involved at the game’s genesis. Design and implement rules, gameplay, content and structure for games in all phases from concept and presentation to implementation, release and Liveops. Participate in all elements of game design as part of a small, talented and autonomous team. Take full responsibility for creative decisions to make a game fun for our players. Provide game design feedback on other team’s projects within the Studio. Mentor Designer Trainees, Junior Designers and Game Designers. Join us as we create world class player vs PvP experiences for mobile devices.Read more

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for a User Research Specialist to join our Game’s central team in Espoo, Finland! Good product decisions begin with a deep understanding of user needs. Our user research team’s goal is to enable the game teams create top performing games by providing key insights that guide the product development process from ideation to launch. You will work with both external and internal partners. You will help develop the user research culture and place the user needs at the center of our initiatives. Your research background coupled with your deep understanding of data will ensure that you’re an effective advocate for players and can provide strategic guidance about their wants, needs, and behaviors. You will empower the game teams to make player-informed strategic decisions and constantly look for best practices and methods, while developing our user testing culture. You will workclosely with all game teams, and most central teams. Your key tasks and responsibilities: Construct, organize, and execute studies and surveys designed to answer the relevant questions Effectively sharing research results and recommendations across executives, engineers, program managers and other key staff in a way that inspires and drives action Ensure that the gained insight is actionable Empower the game teams by embedding knowledge in said team to eventually become a trusted advisor Develop further our continuous user research processes You will need these skills: 3 + years in user research Expert understanding of qualitative research methodology, such as interviews Excellent communication skills including the ability to visualize data in unique ways, present evidence and make recommendations to development teams Must possess interest in games, game design and free to play economies for a wide variety of genres Passion for helping teams create the best possible player experiences by informing great design with great data Fluent skills in English Ability to drive and prioritize own work 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 us your application now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more

Would you like to take the Lead, making key architectural decisions on a real-time PvP games? Do you love building and improving scalable backend systems used by millions of players? Are you thrilled by competitive games? Are you eager to join an ambitious team creating the next leading real-time PVP game on mobile? Our Battle Studio is creating cutting-edge mid-core games and establishing new IPs. Come get inspired and be part of creating something fresh! Excitement is brewing as the team prepares to tackle ambitious goals. Feel inspired by the opportunity and freedom of getting involved at the game’s genesis. Join us as we start our quest in developing the next groundbreaking F2P hit in Rovio’s Battle Studio in Espoo, Finland. What you’ll take under your wings: Work as the Lead on a small cross functional team, making key architectural decisions Mentor more Junior members of the team and advising on best practice Implement game server architectures using C++ Create and maintain 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 Participate in prototyping new game concepts Work as a team with other developers, designers and artistsRead more

Our Battle Studio is creating cutting-edge mid-core games and establishing new IPs. Come get inspired and be part of creating something fresh! Excitement is brewing as the team prepares to tackle ambitious goals. Feel inspired by the opportunity and freedom of getting involved at the game’s genesis. We have a rare opportunity for a programmer to work across the backend and the front end of a brand new PvP mobile project. This is an opportunity to make a massive impact on a game that will potentially be played by millions of players. You will be making key decisions and have the chance to work across multiple problems and areas. If you have the passion for solving the technical challenges of real-time PvP games and would like to work with the backend and the client side of a game, in a small cross functional team, this is a fantastic opportunity. What you’ll take under your wings: Have the chance to work across the entire engineering spectrum, building features covering the server and the client side feature implementation Participate in designing client/backend communication protocols Work in a small cross functional team, taking ownership for technical decisions Work closely with the Lead Server developer to make decisions on server side implementation and architecture Maintain the game server cloud infrastructures Ensure that game backends are efficient, secure and scale well Integrate other cloud services to game servers Implement and test game features with other programmers in the team Work together with Client 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 artistsRead more

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for an experienced Art Director to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category with games where time-to-fun is measured in seconds, but deep, immersive meta-game and social gameplay turn them into hobbies lasting for years. This is a senior role in the studio, and while we are more than happy to help diverse candidates make the step up, you will need some mixture of experience, aptitude and passion in these key areas. You have vision. We need someone to help define the artistic vision for our games. You will work with the team of super talented senior artists to help to develop new IPs and also interpretations of the world known Angry Birds brand. With the help of player and market insight you will define what our audience wants, what creates true emotional connection to the games we make, the soul of the game. You push for quality. Rovio is well known for making games with genuinely world-class production values. You need to take responsibility for ensuring that our studio is producing work of the absolute highest quality, and making sure the cross-game art styles are consistent and speak to the same overall vision. You coach and elevate your team. You will be the team lead for our studio artists ranging from very talented junior artists to seasoned senior artists with years of background in the gaming industry. You get joy out of bringing out the best in people and seeing them grow and become even better. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Create and execute a vision for the studio art direction Achieve both creative and commercial success in mobile F2P Get your hands dirty by e.g. creating concept art and visual targets Help to devise IPs and art styles that meet the technical, creative and commercial aims of the team Be a champion for good communication and facilitate learning and knowledge sharing, across other Rovio Studios You’ll need these skills: 15+ yrs relevant commercial gaming industry experience Experience and genuine interest in F2P and mobile games Experience both in 2D/3D, you know the latest tools and techniques inside out Experience working on games in Unity Experience in story & world building as well as character design Strong artistic ability and a desire to keep improving, impressive portfolio Skills and passion to lead people Fluent English and great communication skills We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: A breadth and depth of aesthetic interests outside of games, e.g. in the world of entertainment and pop culture Art production experience both from technical (pipelines, workflows) and production point of view Experience from art outsourcing Animation experience Experience with CCG/RPG games Most of all, we want somebody, who shares our passion for games and learning and excelling together. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more