24 Mar 2021
Finland – One of the happiest countries in the world known for its long dark winter nights, Santa, reindeers and of course, mobile games.
Today Finland has around 240 game studios, of which 20 are major players: Supercell, Rovio, Remedy Entertainment, Housemarque, and also foreign companies such as Ubisoft, EA, Zynga, Epic Games, and others. With that said, it’s easy to see that Finland is quickly becoming a hotspot for game development.
“Finland is one of the leading gaming hubs in Europe and has some of the fastest growing game studios in the world”
— Oleg Paliy, CEO of Games Factory Talents
There are approximately 3500 people working within the video game industry in Finland, and with around 300 current vacancies, there is an active need for developers.
Approximately 35% of the current workplace originate from another country and as English is the official language in the industry, this presents some exciting opportunities for industry professionals from all over the world.
Games Jobs Direct currently have 11 vacancies in Finland, with 128 remote roles available.
Events in Finland
Finland Game Fair – A two-day online event (April 21-22) which brings together some of the leading gaming studios in Finland and some of the brightest talent in the gaming industry.
For more information on what’s going on in the video game industry in Finland, visit the IGDA Finland website.
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