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User acquisition helps our games to grow their user base by finding the most valuable target audiences. The craft relies heavily on data and changes rapidly; sometimes the learnings expire in a matter of months. This requires fast thinking, openness to venture out from comfort zone and reading into the smallest of indicators in the data. Close communication with multiple different teams is vital and makes the job interesting. Showing an ad in the right place at the right time to the right person sounds almost impossible but the UA team makes it possible. We are looking for a kick-ass Director, Product Manager to contribute to the growth of our key games and build a framework to support upcoming games’ growth. With a proven deep understanding of free-to-play game design engagement/monetization mechanics, you will coach other PMs. You would be the responsibility for the development of product management competence in Rovio and working closely with game analysts, designers, game leads and user acquisition team. Responsibilities: Facilitate learning and knowledge sharing, support PMs on gathering feedback, references and best practices Coach other PMs and develop the PM competencies in Rovio Facilitate a forum to knowledge sharing among PMs & UA in different teams & studios Bring an outside-in view to the team by benchmarking of competitors and identifying new and promising practices Help teams in defining ways of developing the growth of our top games based on a deep understanding of free-to-play game design engagement/monetization mechanics Lead games wide efforts in spotting and analyzing trends and creating new monetization designs for studios to use (an example being battle pass in different genres) Bridge the gap between UA & PMs and help us to find ways that acquisition data would be more useful as a part of game development Build a deep understanding of what features and themes increase user engagement Collaborate extensively with feature planning and optimization: define a testing protocol, establish benchmarks internally and externally Oversee a tooling needs for running live ops in our games with our Tech & BI-team Who we think would do great in this role: A good listener and a strong influencer Proven ability to partner with cross-functional disciplines and influence effectively Strong organizational skills & attention to detail Love games and have at least 6+ years of experience in the game industry 7 years of experience as a Product Manager and recently launched or worked on a chart-topping game 4+ years of leading or coaching Skills for competitor benchmarking and market analysis Ability to model and compare different balancing options of a game Strong quantitative skills, including experience designing free-to-play game economies and optimizing them in a live environment Excellent data analysis skills Understanding of UA and impact of it to game KPIs We’d love if you have: Experience in A/B and multivariate testing Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Would you like to run a portfolio of the most profitable Puzzle studio’s games using your solid LiveOps experience in the mobile free-to-play gaming industry? If yes, you might be our new Senior Director of LiveOps we are looking for to join Puzzle Studio. Senior Director of LiveOps is a seasoned game development professional with a demonstrable track record in Product, People and Business with a portfolio of casual LiveOps F2P games. The person will be responsible for leading the long-tail portfolio of games for the Puzzle studio from the strategic and operational point of view. Long-tail games are the ones that have reached maturity phase in their life cycle. Direct reports are the game leads from these LiveOps games. Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the home of the passionate team behind Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Friends, the newly launched Angry Birds Dream Blast, and other unreleased games currently in production. The studio strives to create puzzle games that are instantly fun, but that can also turn into years-long hobbies. Puzzle Studio is also exploring new ways to use narrative and character worlds in casual mobile games, with the aim of creating a true emotional connection that stays with players even when they’re not playing. Responsibilities: Own strategy for long-tail games, focus and mission aligned with Puzzle studio's strategy Participate actively in the studio strategy work from LiveOps point of view Build, inspire and lead high performing individuals and teams, creating an excellent culture that motivates and retains the talent required for success Bring thought leadership and innovation to the mobile games development and business with a deep understanding of the constantly evolving market with the great insight from the LiveOps Collaborate extensively with other parts of the organization to drive effective games overall business Who we think would do great in this role has: Strong LiveOps knowledge from multiple products, especially leading a portfolio of games at LiveOps stage Strong experience and excellent skills in managing and leading diverse cross-functional teams Solid understanding of the mobile F2P industry and passion for games in all their forms, particularly casual F2P games Proven production experience, sharp business sense, and deep product knowledge, ability to see the big picture in all areas of game development High level of integrity and approachability Exceptional interpersonal communication and collaboration skills, can appreciate and collaborate well with various people and work styles Additional requirements in education and experience: 5+ years of line management experience in relevant fields with demonstrable skills and success on the LiveOps Experience in working with senior levels of management Several years of working experience (10+) with mobile and/or social games Extensive experience managing P&L, budgets, and large daily revenue numbers Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

For one of its key games, Rovio is looking for an Advertising Creative Director who is passionate about applying a scientific approach to understand the real impact of creatives and turning these learnings into performing ad experiences and placements. Someone with a creative mind, a deep understanding of data, psychology, and neuroscience applied to design would do great in this role. This person will be part of the Growth team, embedded within the Game Team and collaborating very closely with User Research, User Acquisition, Product Marketing and Business Intelligence to drive the creative strategy that will enable the game’s growth over the months and years to come. Skills and responsibilities: Strong sense of user-centered design: working with multiple touch-points to understand the entirety of campaigns/platforms and goals of specific channels/platforms that result in a creative and data-informed content strategy of which the creative team is a key stakeholder Conversion expertise: mastering the creative psychological and cognitive levers that can make people take action within a complex A/B/multivariate testing environment Market expertise: analyzing industry trends and translating them into actionable insight Familiarity with data-informed strategy creation: always looking ahead to what’s next and connecting business challenges with creative hypothesis, building plans to test those hypothesis to learn what drives growth for the game Proactivity in developing new reports, approaches, models and tools - if/ when needed to support decision-making Capacity to develop breakthrough ideas for a variety of campaigns and marketing touch-points Who we think would do great in this role has: 5+ years of experience in art/creative direction or design in an advertising environment 5+ years of experience building and optimizing creative work for social Strong interest in consumer behavior and/or neurosciences: a strong desire to understand the motives behind consumer decisions Experience developing insight-driven work, applied in mobile and digital Experience bringing an idea to life by balancing data with storytelling/creative input Affinity with mobile gaming and understanding of the main advertising channels and formats Well-organized working style and ability to quickly learn new things in a fast-paced working environment Fluency in English, both written and spoken If you are interested, send your application today. We look forward to hearing from you. ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Rovio’s Puzzle Studio is the home of the passionate team behind Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Friends, the newly launched Angry Birds Dream Blast, and other unreleased games currently in production. The studio strives to create puzzle games that are instantly fun, but that can also turn into years-long hobbies. Puzzle Studio is also exploring new ways to use narrative and character worlds in casual mobile games, with the aim of creating a true emotional connection that stays with players even when they’re not playing. We are looking for a Senior Narrative Designer to join our Puzzle Studio. Senior Narrative Designer defines the in-game narrative and leads its development in pursuit of providing our players with exciting experiences in rich, believable and memorable virtual worlds. In collaboration with a passionate team of professionals, the person crafts, arranges and conveys cohesive interactive storytelling in appealing and accessible ways. Responsibilities: Work hands-on on a game story in the Puzzle studio Review, give feedback and contribute creatively to the game’s overall design Participate in defining themes and tones that support the game’s creative vision Collaborate with the game team to brainstorm creative ways of encapsulating a game’s core mechanics through story and narrative Help to establish the tone of the game’s world, and propose creative ways of effectively presenting this world to the players Review and provide feedback documents on all creative elements Finding and steering external writers Identify problems with the narrative and work on creative solutions together with development teams Lead the narrative strategy and ensure its constant communication to the development teams Collaborate with different teams (level designers, game designers, artists, animators, audio designers, etc.) to ensure the correct integration of all narrative elements Coach other experts on topics of narrative design, providing insight and narrative expertise to sister discipline leads, such as production, art, game design and audio Identify, develop and communicate best practices for everything related to storytelling in games Who we think will do great in this role has: Experience in leading a creative team Extensive knowledge of interactive storytelling, plot, and narrative structure in F2P mobile games and digital media in general Proven ability to build believable and lovable worlds in mobile F2P games Released successful F2P game(s) as a narrative writer or a narrative director Professional experience as a writer in the mobile game industry Ability to craft sharp, clear dialogue for diverse target audiences Strong ability to communicate ideas through verbal, written and visual means Ability to switch between different writing styles and tones Ability to work independently or as a part of the design team Keen interest in sharing learnings across Rovio Experience in steering externals Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Data is at the heart of everything we do at Rovio. It enables us to continually improve our games and provide incredible experiences for the millions of users who play our games every day. All of this data is only valuable if it can be used to guide our day to day operations. It is the job of Business Intelligence to turn that raw data into actionable insights for Rovio’s games teams and other business units. The Business intelligence team aims to empower Rovio’s teams with insightful data, and also with relevant tools and models that support decision making. We are now looking for two Data Analysts to join us. One to work in Puzzle Studio, another to work in Battle Studio. In Puzzle Studio you’d work with the passionate team behind Angry Birds Dream Blast, Angry Birds Match, Angry Birds Friends, and many other unreleased games currently in production. The studio strives to create puzzle games that are instantly fun, but that can also turn into years-long hobbies. If you join Battle Studio, you’ll be working with the team that made a splash with their award-winning 5-on-5 shooter, Battle Bay, and they are driven by the opportunity to build Rovio’s next mega-hit that will not only top the games chart but also become a world-renowned entertainment IP. If you have a strong preference for one studio over the other, let us know in the application—if not, we’ll figure it out together. Responsibilities: Design experiments that allow us to validate our hypotheses, then translate the results into learnings that help steer our games in the right direction Build targeted analyses and visualizations to answer the team’s most pressing gameplay questions Develop tools to bring a data-driven point of view to team’s everyday work Ensure that critical business decisions are backed with data Who we think will do great in the role: You can build strong relationships with the development teams and management You are comfortable working in an environment that is constantly shifting and evolving You have a good eye when it comes to data: you can tell when a number is a bit off, or when an analysis needs one more breakdown to tell the story just right You love games (especially F2P). You understand the different needs for a game in soft launch and for one that’s been live for years Key qualifications: 2+ years of experience generating recommendations from data (more experienced candidates can be considered for a Senior Data Analyst position) Understanding of statistical analysis Strong SQL skills and comfortable with Python or R Strong skills in building dashboards and visualizations (e.g. Looker, Tableau) We’d love if you have some of these: Prior experience working in the gaming industry Familiarity with our tech stack (AWS, Presto, Hadoop, Spark, Azkaban) Understanding of how user acquisition works and its effects to game metrics What you get when you join us our Business Intelligence team: Awesome data-minded coworkers: We are a family-like community that is hands-on, collaborative and ambitious. We help each other grow professionally. Hackathons: We love to try new technologies and methods to build the next generation infrastructure. Don't keep us waiting - send your application already today! Remember to include a cover letter and CV. ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Would you like to work in a position where your input and contribution have a strong impact on the growth of the company? Would you like to put your analytical and communication skills to a higher level? If yes, you could be the Senior Market Analyst we are looking for to join our Games central team. You will support and guide decisions at market level, managing the market database and being responsible for market data accuracy, unicity and visibility. This new role in our organization will deliver analytical insights on the market at macro level to help identify opportunities for new products or live development and more generally to help all teams involved in growing our business achieve their goal. Your responsibilities as a Senior Market Analyst: Deliver Market insights & competitive benchmark: proactively keep the company updated on key market trends, leveraging and aggregating all available data sources Partner with User Research, BI and Tech teams to develop tools and frameworks that lead to better Market Insight Establish a collaboration flow with other internal teams handling market and user data, to facilitate its aggregation and communication Manage research relationships with external vendors and internal partners Assist teams - from Corporate strategy to Product - with ad-hoc analysis and recommendations We are looking for someone who has: Experience in quantitative research methodologies Understanding of following data analysis techniques: statistical significance testing, correlations analysis, multivariate analysis techniques (such as cluster/segmentation analysis) Experience with Excel Experience in defining the scope and requirements for research/analytic initiatives, ability to explain the business needs to technical teams Technical know-how to process and interpret large amounts of data and multi-task Passion for research and flexibility to work on custom projects Experience in collaborating with cross-functional teams Understanding of game development Team player mind-set: ability to work collaboratively and/or initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal oversight Critical thinking and ability to understand and respond to complex questions from various types of clients to aid in the development of research plans 3+ years of experience in mobile games, in analytical roles Fluent in English We’d love if you have some of these: Ability to apply data analysis techniques (mentioned above) Experience with SQL or modern data analysis tool (e.g Python is a plus) Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Games Technology works with data and analytics, machine learning, build and submission tools, cloud infrastructure for service and game servers, and their in-house gaming cloud services platform, Beacon, to bring Rovio’s games to life every day. With a multi-national team of talented professionals, Games Technology supports tens of millions of players, hosts some of the most cutting edge cloud services out there, serves thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe, captures 4 Billion analytic events per day and over 1TB of data per day, and runs approximately 1300 instances on Amazon AWS. All of these services and tools enable successful live operations in Rovio’s games, allowing game teams to optimize player engagement and monetization. We are now looking for a Front-End developer to join our talented Games Technology Team in Rovio Espoo, Finland! As a Front-End Developer you will help us provide the best possible tools to our game developers and support teams, so they can manage games and provide world-class player experiences. You will help to build web applications and related backend APIs using state of the art tools like Angular, creating services that will enrich our player’s experience. Your responsibilities as a Front-End Developer: Architect and build efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications Work closely with UX designers, product managers and servers engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to tricky web development problems Participate in the design process, gathering requirements across groups including games, marketing, ads, user acquisition, customer support teams. Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and be ready to make our products better for our users. Who we think will do great in the role has: 4+ years of recent front-end development work experience Strong working knowledge of modern Javascript, Typescript, HTML, CSS Excellent team working skills Passion to grow and learn Strong verbal and written English skills Ability to think creatively to solve concrete and real problems Familiarity with front end architecture standards and follow industry best practises We’d love if you have some of these: BSc/MSc in Computer Science or a related technical field strongly preferred Experience with multiple web clients on desktops and mobile devices Passion to work in all parts of software development lifecycle from planning to testing, documentation and deployment Practical experience working in Agile software development teams using Scrum or Kanban Experience with Cloud platforms (AWS) Understanding of mobile game development Genuine interest in games What you get when you join our Games Technology: Our team is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious. Work in a truly international environment with more than 15 nationalities in our team Don't keep us waiting - send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Games Technology works with data and analytics, machine learning, build and submission tools, cloud infrastructure for service and game servers, and their in-house gaming cloud services platform, Beacon, to bring Rovio’s games to life every day. With a multi-national team of talented professionals, Games Technology supports tens of millions of players, hosts some of the most cutting edge cloud services out there, serves thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe, captures 4 Billion analytic events per day and over 1TB of data per day, and runs approximately 1300 instances on Amazon AWS. All of these services and tools enable successful live operations in Rovio’s games, allowing game teams to optimize player engagement and monetization. We are now looking for a Server Developer to join our Games Technology team. If you say yes to challenge, want your work to reach 10’s of millions of gamers around the globe, and feel inspired by being part of developing innovative services for free-to-play games, you could be the one we're looking for. Your work will include developing Rovio’s Beacon services and other tools for our game teams. Rovio's Beacon cloud services are used by all of all our games providing user identity, analytics, advertising, segmentation, live ops, payments and third party services. We also provide game server infrastructure templates and microservices, and are working to introduce AI to our game development. You will work closely with our game teams to find great answers to challenges we face building and operating our games. You will work on projects with other members of our team of developers (client, front-end, server, data, cloud, QA), product managers, and designers to implement versatile solutions Who we think will do great in this role has: 4+ years of recent Java development Experience developing RESTful services Experience working with NoSQL and SQL databases Experience in cloud technologies and orchestration (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform) Wide understanding of both software and platform architectures and components used to build them Practical experience working in Agile software development teams using Scrum or Kanban Passion to work in all parts of software development lifecycle from planning to testing, documentation and deployment Team player mind-set with good communication skills especially in English and have a can-do attitude We’d love you to have some of these: C# and .NET Core experience. Javascript or TypeScript programming experience. Linux shell scripting. BSc/MSc in Computer Science or a related technical field Experience with test frameworks and continuous integration systems Interest in emerging solutions and technologies, for example, the use of machine learning in gaming What you get when you join our Games Technology team: Our team is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious Work in a truly international environment with more than 15 nationalities in the Technology team When applying, please tell us what you would bring to Rovio! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Rovio’s Battle Studio is all about creating world-class competitive experiences for touchscreen devices that keep players rapt with the rush of winning – and the agony of defeat. Battle Studio made a splash with their award-winning 5-on-5 shooter, Battle Bay, and they are driven by the opportunity to build Rovio’s next mega-hit that will not only top the games chart but also become a world-renowned entertainment IP. We are now looking for a Server Developer to build our game back-end. You’ll integrate with the game team to create great, server heavy game in the Battle Studio. Our teams are senior, our hierarchy is flat and our ambitions are high. This is an environment where strong ideas, commitment and hard skills trump years of experience. Your responsibilities as a Server Developer: Design, implement and test backend functionality for our games Create, maintain and operate the game server cloud infrastructures Ensure our servers are efficient, secure and scale well Integrate other cloud services to the game servers Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists We're looking for someone who has: 3+ years of relevant skills and experience Good knowledge and experience of cloud platforms and related technologies Experience of using C# and .Net Core Good understanding of relational databases Experience with debugging, profiling and performance optimizations Excellent team player We’d love you to have some of these: Having worked in the games industry Experience with AWS Experience with PostgreSQL Proficiency with C++, Python, Bash and other languages is a strong plus Don't keep us waiting, but send your application already today! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more

Games Technology works with data and analytics, machine learning, build and submission tools, cloud infrastructure for service and game servers, and their in-house gaming cloud services platform, Beacon, to bring Rovio’s games to life every day. With a multi-national team of talented professionals, Games Technology supports tens of millions of players, hosts some of the most cutting edge cloud services out there, serves thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe, captures 4 Billion analytic events per day and over 1TB of data per day, and runs approximately 1300 instances on Amazon AWS. All of these services and tools enable successful live operations in Rovio’s games, allowing game teams to optimize player engagement and monetization. We are now looking for a Full-Stack Developer to join our Games Technology team. If you say yes to challenge, want your work to reach 10’s of millions of gamers around the globe, and feel inspired by being part of developing innovative services for free-to-play games, you could be the one we're looking for. As a Full-Stack Developer, your work will include developing Rovio’s Beacon services and other tools for our game teams. Rovio's Beacon cloud services are used by all of all our games providing user identity, analytics, advertising, segmentation, live ops, payments and third party services. We also provide game server infrastructure templates and microservices, and are working to introduce AI to our game development. You will work closely with our game teams to find great answers to challenges we face building and operating our games. You will work on projects with other members of our team of developers (client, front-end, server, data, cloud, QA), product managers, and designers to implement versatile solutions. Your responsibilities as a Full-Stack Developer: To architect, implement and maintain cloud services and capabilities for Rovio’s games and studios To lead small development projects, coaching other developers working on the project To fix your fair share of bugs Who we think will do great in this role has: 3+ years of experience with recent Java development for cloud services and working with NoSQL and SQL database 3+ years of experience of either Client development in C# / C++ , Android, IOS, Unity or Web development in modern Javascript, HTML, CSS, Angular Experience developing RESTful services Experience in cloud technologies and orchestration (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform) Wide understanding of both software and platform architectures and components used to build them Practical experience working in Agile software development teams using Scrum or Kanban Passion to work in all parts of the software development lifecycle from planning to testing, documentation and deployment Team player mind-set with good communication skills especially in English and have a can-do attitude We'd love if you have some of these: Linux shell scripting BSc/MSc in Computer Science or a related technical field Experience with test frameworks and continuous integration systems Interest in emerging solutions and technologies, for example, the use of machine learning in gaming What you get when you join our Games Technology team: Our team is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious Work in a truly international environment with more than 15 nationalities in the Technology team When applying please tell us what you would bring to Rovio! ---- What you get when you join us Careers at Rovio About RovioRead more