Welcome to Helsinki!

Games Factory Talents are organizing their first event back home, in beautiful Helsinki. Local companies are eager to hire talent from abroad, and want to invite the most promising applicants to Helsinki for a day of interviews and awesome activities. Traveling expenses will be covered for all applicants that get chosen for an interview.
Polish up your resume and apply for face-to-face interviews with some of the leading software and game companies in Finland. We hope to see you there!

Why come?

This is the perfect opportunity for passionate developers and game specialists to meet their future employers!

This will be the first time we invite foreign talent to Helsinki, to meet with the local companies here. You will get a chance to network, be interviewed, and share experiences with professionals from the field.

Why Finland?

Finland is one of the best places for developing your career in the gaming and software industry. Beautiful nature, opportunities for professional growth and competitive salary are just some of the things you'll enjoy here. Finland also has one of the highest ranked educational systems and is a great place for your family.

If you ever dreamed of working in Finland, this is your chance! Polish up your resume, apply and keep your fingers crossed for an invite for the event on the 30th of March!


Helsinki Games Factory

How can I join?

Apply for a position that would be most suitable for you, you can specify what your looking for more detailed in your cover letter. The participating companies will review your application, and schedule interviews with the ones they might see hiring.

On the 13th of March we invite you to join us at the House of Finland in St Petersburg, to hear from the recruiting companies and to ask any questions you might have. Register here to attend.

The event will be live streamed, so you can also follow it online. Register here for online event. 


On the 6th of April we warmly welcome pre-selected candidates for their face-to-face interviews  at the event (invite only).

Selected candidates will be transported by bus from St Petersburg and by ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki (expenses covered).

Games Factory Talents will also be there to answer any questions you might have, and to give you advice on how to land a job at the various software and game companies in Finland.

We are hiring!

Hatch Entertainment

Hatch is the world’s first made-for-5G game streaming service for mobile and other screens. Our HQ are located in Espoo, Finland, just a quick metro ride away from the buzz of the capital, Helsinki. We currently have 120+ premium games on Hatch, which is available on Google Play.

We’re pioneers in what we do, we work hard and aim high. And honestly? We expect our employees to share our ambition. In return, we offer innovative benefits, full healthcare, next level theme parties and an informal, relaxed work environment that nurtures progression and well-being.

Though our roots are in the North, we’re international in our mindset. Our team is comprised of twelve different nationalities, our working language is English and our app is already out in the Nordics, UK, Ireland and Japan.

If you’re passionate about entertainment, hungry for a challenge and think we’d be crazy not to hire you, we want to hear from you.

Angular Velocity

We create revolutionary sports technology that provides data for anyone from researches to the at-home-viewer.

We work hard to achieve our goals but we also celebrate our successes. We have an international team ranging from Brazil to Finland and a lot in between. English is our main working language.

If you love sports and tech, look no further, Angular Velocity is the pioneer in real-time sports tech. Come join our team.

Our main office is situated in Malmi just 15 minutes from the airport and Helsinki City centre. We even have our own little indoor sports arena for prototyping.

If you like what you’ve read so far, come talk to us!


Housemarque is the oldest game company in Finland and has a track record of 20+ years of developing top-notch console and PC games with a focus on tight gameplay, impeccable audiovisual execution, and technical excellence.

We are looking for experienced talent who want to grow with us. We are currently working on two exciting projects: an unannounced AAA game with a new IP, and Stormdivers.

We are the perfect workplace for talented people with interest in self-development, open communication and passion for games. Our brilliant, diverse and empathetic group of people create a warm and welcoming atmosphere to our office in Helsinki, and we focus on our employee’s well-being and healthy work-life balance.

Our company's purpose is to:
1) Be a great workplace, where people can develop professionally and personally;
2) Develop games that bring joy and happiness to our gamers and fans.


Yousician is a revolutionary music platform for anyone to learn, play, create and teach music. Our mission is to make musicality as common as literacyand to achieve that, we reimagine music education, so everyone can unleash their inner musician.

Profitable, with over 10M monthly active users worldwide across our products and team of 95 people based in Helsinki and New York, we are the largest and fastest growing music education company in the world.

Next Games

Next Games is the first publicly listed mobile game developer and publisher in Finland, specializing in games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies, TV series or books. The developers of the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead games redefines the way franchise entertainment transforms into highly engaging service-based mobile games.

We are a team of over 100 people of 20 different nationalities in Helsinki, Finland, at the heart of mobile games development. We are passionate about creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. We share a profound love for games, a burning desire and an ambitious strategy to develop lasting global mobile entertainment. At Next Games you get to work in teams within an intimate, blindingly fast startup environment and wear many hats.

Currently we are working on multiple new games based on popular entertainment franchises including Blade Runner Nexus for the popular Blade Runner franchise.

Games Factory Talents

Games Factory Talentsare the organizers of the event, but we are also adding new talent to our talent pool.

We are looking for talent for a variety of positions, so no matter what your role is apply if you think you would be a good addition for the Finnish game industry.

Check out the video to see how much fun we had at one of our previous events in Kiev!


Helsinki Games Factory

Saturday 6th of April 13:00 - 18:00

06:00        Bus leaves from St Petersburg (schedule for ferry from Tallinn TBA).

13:00        Tour around Games Factory and lunch.

14:00        Interviews and company presentations start.

14:00        Games Factory Talents presentation.

14:10        Housemarque presentation.

14:20        Yousician presentation.

14:30        Angular Velocity presentation.

14:40        Next Games presentation.

14:50        Hatch Entertainment.

15:00        Coffee break.

15:30        Interviews continue  

16:00        Networking with companies at the companies stands. 

18:00        Time to say goodbye

Meet us at the event

Oleg Paliy
Business Developer
Games Factory Talents

Miia Hakala
Talent Manager
Games Factory Talents

Kristian Törnqvist
Angular Velocity

Juha Maja
Angular Velocity

Surath Chatterji

Hatch Entertainment

Amanda Ristalahti
Administrative Specialist
Hatch Entertainment

Michaela Peltoniemi
Talent Manager
Next Games 

Agnieszka Besz
Senior Game Programmer

Next Games 

Anu Tukeva

HR Manager Housemarque 

Lauri Immonen

HR CoordinatorHousemarque

Rob Pappas
Talent Acquisition  


Magnus Lindfors 
Talent Acquisition


Event participants