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We are looking for a Senior Producer to join our talented Slingshot Studio in Espoo, Finland. Rovio’s Slingshot Studio is the place where wildly successful games such as Angry Birds and Angry Birds Friends are hatched. Our games have been downloaded billions of times, and are played by millions of highly engaged players worldwide. As we develop the next big Angry Birds game to take the world by storm, we seek to build and inspire talented teams to craft the best games for our players. In this Senior role you will primarily work on unannounced game projects that are developed externally. For that you’ll need to have these under your wings: Manage game production from concept to release and live operations Schedule deadlines and manage task prioritization to ensure projects are completed on time and budget Work with the internal and external team to ensure the project is delivered with the highest level of quality Work closely with external partners to agree and manage milestones, deliveries and expectations. Be the glue that keeps things together; ensure team members have what they need, diligently remove roadblocks and solve any problems that hinder progress Monitor the project’s progress against agreed targets for the project vision, schedule and level of quality and communicate risks to the Product Lead Facilitate and communicate lessons learned and support the team in improving constantly Actively communicate with stakeholders and make sure everyone involved has all the needed information at any time We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 3+ years of experience as a Game Producer 5+ years of experience in the industry Experience in agile development Experience with standard project management Ability to manage a project through challenges and surprises Strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to drive schedules Proactivity in identifying and solving problems and improve processes Experience working with external projects Good understanding of a player-centered and data-driven approach We are not looking for just for a producer, but a Game Producer who loves games, lives games and contributes by one’s own creative vision. If that's you, we would love to have you work in our fun and creative environment with skilled colleagues, contribute to a captivating new product, and show off your work to a global audience. Slingshot 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. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Pop, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category by creating games where time-to-fun is measured in seconds and a deep, immersive meta-game and dynamic social gameplay enable year long hobbies to emerge. We are a team first organization where you’ll find openness, candid feedback and a shared ambition to succeed at the very core of the studio's DNA. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. 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 a mixture of experience, aptitude and passion in four key areas. You have vision. We are on a mission to redefine casual puzzle games. We need someone who is 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 have the critical thinking to know when to improvise when to come up with something new or when to use existing practices. 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 are intellectually curious. You absorb new knowledge every day, and see new challenges as learning opportunities. 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 are to the point. Your verbal and written communications are crisp and clear; your best work comes from collaboration and teamwork, and you know that quality results come from sharing your work and perspective with others throughout the design process. We expect you to have strong opinions, but always to engage in fruitful discussions about them. You continuously improve yourself and people around you. When you speak, you speak persuasively, and people want to listen; you frequently help co-workers focus on the right things, mentor others in design, and push products in order to avoid mistakes and find opportunities. We want someone who wants to develop and grow as a big part of a great, diverse team and help create a fantastic culture that makes amazing mobile F2P games. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Create a shared vision of re-inventing casual puzzle games Achieve both creative and commercial success in mobile F2P Create and lead the execution of game concepts that meet the technical, creative and commercial aims of the team Continuously learn and keep improving You’ll need these skills: Previous commercial success with mobile F2P games Experience in creating strong game concepts and leading their execution Strong social game design as well as excellent system and economy design skills Skills and passion to lead, but also understand when to play back-line and follow, willingness to have an open mind and adapt and iterate designs A genuine interest in F2P and mobile games, as well as the wider world of gaming Proven ability to seek or demonstrate clear decision making We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 7+ yrs commercial experience working on games for mobile platforms, preferably both from operating a live game as well as developing a game from scratch Experience working on games in Unity Open to feedback and eager to learn and apply new skills Strong interest and belief in data-driven approach to support & validate intuition A breadth and depth of aesthetic and entertainment interests outside of games Equal parts ambitious and humble 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

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for some kick-ass game developers to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Pop, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category by creating games where time to fun is measured in seconds, but that will turn into years long hobbies with deep and immersive meta games and dynamic social gameplay. We are 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. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. 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 three key areas. You are intellectually curious. You absorb new knowledge every day, and see new challenges as learning opportunities. You share our passion to take the casual social gaming to next level by providing deeper gameplay experiences. You are player-focused, number savvy: your left brain loves numbers, your right brain can find creative uses for them, but your whole brain loves gaming. You have a natural inclination towards critical thinking and problem-solving. You are to the point. Your verbal and written communications are crisp and clear; your best work comes from a place of collaboration and teamwork, and you know that quality results come from sharing your work and perspective with others throughout the design process. We expect you to have strong opinions, but always to engage in fruitful discussions about them. You continuously improve yourself and people around you. When you speak, you speak persuasively, and people want to listen; you frequently help co-workers focus on the right things, mentor others in programming practices and push products in order to avoid mistakes and find opportunities. We want someone who wants to develop and grow as a big part of a great, diverse team and help create a fantastic culture that makes amazing mobile F2P games. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Design overall game architecture for game Design, implement and test game features together with other game programmers in the team Work together with server programmers to ensure seamless integration with backend 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: Minimum 8 years of commercial game programming experience with at least 2 years as a team lead 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 Creative Director to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Pop, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category by creating games where time-to-fun is measured in seconds and a deep, immersive meta-game and dynamic social gameplay enable year long hobbies to emerge. We are a team first organization where you’ll find openness, candid feedback and a shared ambition to succeed at the very core of the studio's DNA. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. This is a senior role in the studio working closely with studio business and creative leadership. 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 are on a mission to redefine casual puzzle games. You are fluent in a number of casual and mid-core social game systems and mechanics and have the critical thinking to know when to improvise when to come up with something new or when to use existing practices. 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 are intellectually curious. You absorb new knowledge every day, and see new challenges as learning opportunities. You share our passion to take the mobile gaming to next level by providing deep gameplay experiences with immersive worlds and enticing characters. For that you will need to understand our audience and its interests as well as the overall gaming industry and entertainment market trends. You are to the point. Your verbal and written communications are crisp and clear; your best work comes from a place of collaboration and teamwork, and you know that quality results come from sharing your work and perspective with others throughout the creative process. We expect you to have strong opinions, but always willing to engage in fruitful discussions about them. You are able to create and pitch concepts that excite both creative and business people. You are creatively inspiring. You speak persuasively, and people want to listen; you help co-workers focus on the right things, mentor others in design, and push products and concepts in order to find even greater opportunities. You are an endless source for new ideas and concepts, but you have the ability to bring out the same in other creative team members. We want someone who wants to develop and grow as a big part of a great, diverse team and help create a fantastic culture that makes amazing mobile F2P games. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Create and execute a vision for the studio game creative direction, with a goal to redefine casual puzzle games to become deep experiences with immersive worlds and enticing characters Achieve both creative and commercial success in mobile F2P Create and lead the execution of whole studio’s game concept, world, story and character creation process and activities Use the data and insight to boost the creativity Continuously learn and keep improving You’ll need these skills: Vast experience in creating and leading concept and IP creation for games, other medias (e.g. animations, tv series) a strong plus A genuine interest in F2P and mobile games. You play games. All types of games, not just the ones you enjoy the most. You are able to dissect game world, stories and character and understand what they do to the game. Passion, methods and skills to drive the high level creative strategy from the inception to the nitty gritty details Proven ability to seek or demonstrate clear decision making Be a champion for good communication, idea pitching, learning and knowledge sharing We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 10+ yrs relevant industry experience A breadth and depth of aesthetic and entertainment interests outside of games Equal parts ambitious and humble Open to feedback and eager to learn and apply new skills Strong interest and belief in data-driven approach to support & validate intuition 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

Welcome to Rovio! We are looking for an experienced Art Director to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Pop, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category by creating games where time to fun is measured in seconds, but that will turn into years long hobbies with deep and immersive meta games and dynamic social gameplay. We are 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. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. 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’ll need 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’ll need to ensure consistency and 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 want to 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 Make creating a fantastic game art culture a part of your job You’ll need these skills: Previous experience creating games, you know the latest tools and techniques 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 A genuine interest in F2P and mobile games, as well as the wider world of gaming Fluent English and great communication skills We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: 15+ yrs relevant industry experience Strong experience working on games for mobile platforms Experience working on games in Unity A breadth and depth of aesthetic interests outside of games Open to feedback and eager to learn and apply new skills Strong interest in data-driven approach to optimise art for games business performance Collaborative and consensus driven approach We want the best team, not necessarily the best individuals, so we’re looking for team members who want to work on problems worth solving. If you’re wondering if you should apply or not, we hope you do. 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 Product Manager/Game Economy Designer to join our successful Puzzle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the established and passionate team behind the successful Angry Birds Pop, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category by creating games where time to fun is measured in seconds, but that will turn into years long hobbies with deep and immersive meta games and dynamic social gameplay. We are 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. True to the Nordic culture we pride ourselves in real life/work balance and strongly support personal growth and hunger for learning. 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 four key areas. You have vision. We are on a mission to reinvent casual puzzle games. You are fluent in number of casual and mid core social game systems and mechanics but have critical thinking to know when to improvise and come up with something new. Help us define what our audience wants, what creates true emotional connection to the games we make, to make our players to think about the game even when they are not playing it. You are intellectually curious. You absorb new knowledge every day, and see new challenges as learning opportunities. 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 are player-focused, number savvy: your left brain loves numbers, your right brain can find creative uses for them, but your whole brain loves gaming. You have a natural inclination towards critical thinking and problem-solving. You are to the point. Your verbal and written communications are crisp and clear; your best work comes from a place of collaboration and teamwork, and you know that quality results come from sharing your work and perspective with others throughout the design process. We expect you to have strong opinions, but always to engage in fruitful discussions about them. You continuously improve yourself and people around you. When you speak, you speak persuasively, and people want to listen; you frequently help co-workers focus on the right things, mentor others in game economy and monetization design, and push products in order to avoid mistakes and find opportunities. We want someone who wants to develop and grow as a big part of a great, diverse team and help create a fantastic culture that makes amazing mobile F2P games. You'll fit in our flock if you want to: Create a shared vision of redefining casual puzzle game category Achieve both creative and commercial success in mobile F2P Continuously learn and keep improving You’ll be working on this: Work closely with the Game Designer and development team to ensure compelling and deep game f2p systems and Games as a Service practices Define, design and manage key game features that further the overall strategic vision of the product including maximizing acquisition, engagement and monetization, (e.g. character progression, itemization, rewards, meta-systems and overall systemic cross-pollination & balancing) Define the KPIs that measures the health of the game economy and monetization, work with the team to tune and balance the F2P systems and game economy Plan and run A/B tests, analyze data together with the data analysts and provide metric driven approaches to improve game development and live operations, build top down and bottom up models to make informed decisions on planned product features Conduct and communicate in-depth analysis of in-game economy trends using data insights and strong business acumen to impact top line KPIs Track and develop expert level understanding of the mobile gaming industry, including developing ability to qualitatively and quantitatively teardown mobile games. We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: Solid commercial experience as a Product Manager in F2P game development, delivery of at least one game through the entire life cycle Experience in successfully running event-driven live ops Deep experience in creating and managing highly balanced game systems, progression and player-driven economies Strong analytic and problem solving skills and experience with data-driven decision-making Experience with structured, hypothesis driven product improvements, rigorous metrics analysis, consumer insights and design experimentation Mad Excel skills, ability to create models and simulators for F2P economies Ability to effectively communicate both creative and technical feedback to a diverse group of stakeholders We want the best team, not necessarily the best individuals, so we’re looking for team members who want to work on problems worth solving. If you’re wondering if you should apply or not, we hope you do. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more

Do you have a passion for solving the technical challenges of real-time PvP games? Do you love building and improving scalable backend systems? 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: Design game server architectures. Design, implement and test game backend functionality. 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 artists.Read more

Do you have a passion for solving the technical challenges of real-time PvP games? Do you enjoy coding fun and exciting mobile games? Are you thrilled by competitive games? Are you eager to join an ambitious team creating the next leading real-time PVP game on mobile from the get-go? Our Battle Studio in Espoo, Finland 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 a Senior Game Programmer leading the game client development from prototype to shipped game and beyond! What you’ll take under your wings: Lead the game client development from prototype to shipped game and beyond Design real-time/asynchronous PvP game architectures with server programmers Design, implement and test game client features Lead the client developers to build high performing top quality games Work together with server developers to ensure seamless integration with backends Optimize games to run beautifully on mobile platforms Carry the responsibility of the performance and technical quality in the project Integrate third party SDKs and services to game clients Participate in prototyping new game concepts Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists to build the best game possibleRead more

Are you eager to bring mobile games to life with cloud-based experiences? Do you feel inspired by being part of developing innovative services for F2P games? If yes, you might be the Server Developer we are now looking for to join our Games Technology team! Rovio Games Technology is a team of 50 professionals; many working on Beacon, our awesome cloud platform. Beacon provides Rovio’s games developers the means to bring their games to life every day. We make this happen through cloud-based experiences e.g. targeted and scheduled in-game events, advertising and payments. Overall, 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. Our games developers use our cloud services through REST APIs, SDK and developer dashboard. What you’ll take under your wings Development of software working to agreed practices and priority Design EPICs and stories in enough technical detail before implementation Contribute to sprint and increment planning, and test and document deliverables Deploy services and support operations when needed Participate in code reviews, and resolve and close an equal share of bugs in the team Seek to understand the needs of our game developers to continuously improve our offering Develop own competence in the technology and domain beyond your current expertise (fuller-stack, services etc.)Read more

We are looking for a senior test automation engineer to join our Delta team in Espoo, Finland. Delta is a central team of Rovio providing QA, player support, delivery, user research and audio services to our five game studios and we now need the best-of-the-best in test automation to join us! What you’ll take under your wings: In this role, you get to work with our game development teams in our game studios to design, create and operate meaningful test automation to meet the team needs. Your contributions will enable the teams to consistently meet their high quality standards in their fast-paced game development projects. We are looking for someone who is experienced, inspiring and technically talented. You understand how automated testing can be made reliable, thorough, efficient, cost effective and how it can provide value for 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 might not. We value a professional programming background, mobile games test automation experience (iOS / Android) and experience on 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 optimizations Good understanding 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 with Unity game development and test automation best practices on Unity projects is a big plus 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 more agile game development process, faster and more consistent deliveries and deployments and ultimately higher quality products and fan experiences. Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!Read more