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Game Designer Trainee, Puzzle Studio

  • Application Deadline: March 3, 2019
  • Espoo

We are now seeking a motivated and collaborative Game Designer Trainees to join our Puzzle Studio for the summer 2019, in Espoo, Finland.

What you’ll take under your wings:

You will be responsible for assisting senior designers in their work, e.g. by designing levels and content for the game, helping out with game balancing, and other design work.

You should have these feathers in your cap:

  • Genuine interest in the games industry and a serious passion for free to play (F2P) game development
  • Strong interest in casual mobile games
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills
  • Self-starter and able to tackle problems independently

It would be cool if you had some of these skills:

  • Completed independent game projects or game mods in game designer role
  • Strong knowledge of published casual, mobile and F2P games
  • Ability to understand user’s motivations.
  • Ability to quickly build and test game content and iterate gameplay
  • Ability to create simple yet versatile game mechanics that are easy to learn.
  • Experience with Unity game engine valued

If you are a strong team player with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, you could be an ideal new Rovian to join our international and creative work environment where your input and contribution will matter.

What you get when you join us:

  • We give you the best support we can to 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 lunch vouchers, breakfast, gym, sauna, gaming area and our various hobby clubs. Oh, and we've got good coffee. And fresh fruits. And free soda :)

Please apply by filling the online application form (please attach a cover letter with your CV) including the earliest date when you can start working.

Aim high and send your application over already today! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
Sophie Vo
Executive Producer
"Ownership and growth are important in my work and I feel Rovio has been a great environment for that."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Help to relocate

About the company

Rovio is a Finnish, games-first entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, that has been downloaded 4B times since 2009, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theaters in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content. Rovio’s operations are divided into two business units, Games and Brand Licensing.


Regine Abel | Hiring Manager

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