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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

We’re looking for a Finance Manager to join our Games Unit in Espoo, Finland. What you’ll take under your wings: You will be part of our dynamic Games Finance team, supporting Game Studios and Functions through business analyses and financial advice, as well as ensuring smooth operation of our financial processes. You enjoy working in diverse and dynamic teams, and collaborate effectively with Studio and Product Leads, and experts across Business Intelligence, Business Development, Advertising, Marketing and Technology to optimize our business from a new prototype to live operations. As a Finance Manager, you are development-oriented and want to make things happen. You thrive in dynamic environment and are proactive in defining your own working agenda. Reporting to VP Finance, your tasks will consist of: Identifying, initiating and executing development initiatives related to Games business unit and Finance (for example, game projects, user acquisition, product marketing and hosting) Supporting and advising Game Studios and Functions in business analyses and modelling, business case calculations and partner negotiations Crafting game-specific revenue and KPI forecasts together with Product Leads Planning and forecasting Games business unit P&L and investments Reporting figures towards key stakeholders: Rovio people and Studios, Games management, Rovio management, and Board of Directors Calculating and reporting revenue shares to partners Performing monthly closing activities Participating in quarterly and annual closing activities and audits In your personal style, you are passionate, creative and inclusive. You continuously seek to challenge and improve the status quo and feel natural in leveraging data to support your advice. You are an enthusiastic gamer. Sounds like a lot? Well it is! But you’re up for it, right? We’d love you to have these feathers in your cap: Masters level degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration 3+ years of experience in finance, controlling or management consulting, with at least some background from Gaming/IT sector Strong problem-solving and modelling skills (Excel, SQL) Strong business acumen Good knowledge of financial accounting principles (IFRS, FAS) Excellent communication and influencing skills Constructive challenger with a can do –attitude! In this role you’ll need to be a strong team player with good interpersonal and teamworking skills. Excellent written and oral English skills are also essential. 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 Fill in the online application form (attach a cover letter together with your CV including your salary request) and wing it over to us. This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been found – so aim high and apply already today!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

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

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

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 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. 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 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 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 for competitive play 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

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, Fruit Nibblers, Angry Birds Blast and newly launched and soaring Angry Birds Match. Our vision is to reinvent the puzzle category with games where time-to-fun is measured in seconds, but deep, immersive metagame and social gameplay turns them into hobbies lasting for years. Join us as a Game Developer / Senior Game Developer 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

We are looking for a Senior Animator to join our Battle Studio in Espoo, Finland. Are you excited about bringing characters to life? Do you love building new things and iterating on them, until they are just right? Are you thrilled by competitive games? Within Battle Studio we 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. Your primary mission is to bring our mischievous and nutty characters to life. Your demo reel illustrates your passion for characters in motion. You will be working closely with concept artists, art direction and tech-artists to create unforgettable experiences for our fans. You'll fit in our flock if you have: Jaw-dropping animation skills with a passion for stylized characters and environments Solid understanding of the 2D and 3D animation needs in mobile games Strong interest in games animation, animated series, movies etc. Experience on published games using Unity 3D or similar engines A proactive attitude and a problem solving mindset Joy spreading knowledge and being open to receiving feedback Strong communication, organisational and team collaboration skillsRead 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