Article courtesy of Goodgame PR
Hamburg, June 9, 2015 - Goodgame Studios, Germany’s leading game software developer and publisher, comprises of talent from all over the world creating a high-performing team that thrives on its cultural diversity. One third of the staff have joined the company from abroad, which is more than 400 international employees coming from over 60 different nations. Today, Goodgame Studios signs the Diversity Charter to publicly express its dedication to diversity.
At Goodgame Studios, diversity is an integral part of the corporate culture and an asset that benefits the company as well as its employees. A very positive working atmosphere and open-minded colleagues allow collaboration to be based on mutual trust and respect, making everyone feel valued for their strengths and contributions. Over 30 percent of the workforce is female, which exceeds the technology industry average, and the company plans to build on this number in the future. Goodgame Studios also employs a special onboarding team which helps international employees settle in Germany, starting once they get their job offer and continuing throughout the year with regular intercultural events that promote communication and strengthen community spirit. Further initiatives to foster cultural diversity at the company include an LGBTTIQ network, Gaymer & Friends, which promotes acceptance for various sexual identities and offers employees the opportunity to take part in talk sessions and participate in nationwide campaign days.
"At Goodgame Studios, we place a lot of value on diversity. Everyone is unique, and accepted for who they are. What counts in this company are qualifications and ability, regardless of nationality or belief. We are signing the Diversity Charter today because we truly believe that living and sharing these values makes a difference," says Ina Bourmer, Head of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition at Goodgame Studios.
Goodgame Studios is a leading company in game software and specializes in the free-to-play market. Its strategy focuses on mobile and browser games. The company offers more than 10 games in 25 languages and has over 260 million registered users worldwide. With over 1200 employees, the company has the largest workforce in German gaming software development. Goodgame Studios was founded in Hamburg in 2009 and is owner-operated. Along with the company headquarters in Hamburg, there are also subsidiaries in Tokyo and Seoul. Goodgame Studios only markets and publishes games it develops in-house. You can find them on its portal as well as through an extensive global partner network.
The development of the company has been distinguished by multiple awards, among them "Entrepreneur of the Year 2011" from Ernst & Young, the "Technology Fast 50 Award 2014" from Deloitte, which recognized the fastest growing German technology companies in 2014, and "Best European Studio" at the European Games Awards 2014. The company's games also receive industry prizes on a regular basis. Most recently, Goodgame Empire and Empire: Four Kingdoms were awarded the prestigious awards "Best European Browser Game" and "Best European Mobile Game" respectively at the European Games Award 2014.
Job Opportunities with Goodgame Studios
Goodgame Studios is looking for talent in all areas: Game Art, Game Design, Business Development, Business Intelligence, Community Management, Conversion, Game Balancing, Human Resources, Localization, Marketing & Communications, Marketing Technology, Monetization & Payment, Product Management, Project Management, Game QA, Game Server Development, System Administration / IT, Technical Support, Web Development, and Web Performance so wherever your skills lie you can find your perfect game job with Goodgame Studios.
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