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April 21-22
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Finland Games Job Fair
thinking about EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES in the games industry?

Then, Finland Games Job Fair
is the place to be!

Welcome to Finland Games Job Fair 2021!

The event where we bring together some of the leading gaming studios in Finland and some of the brightest talent in the gaming industry. Due to the current pandemic situation, we are organizing a two-day online event on
21-22 April that will include various opportunities to engage and mingle – all from the comfort of your own workspace.

Here's what to expect

Keeping with our motto of "Always On Recruitment",
we want this event to serve as a
platform to connect recruiters and talent which will be accessible for 2 months.
Virtual Connect
Where recruiters and talents can mingle and connect with each other either through random networking or one-to-one meetings
Speakers
Hear from the some of the best personalities on the latest happenings in the gaming industry
Job Opportunities
Recruiters can publish jobs on the Career Wall where talents can review and express their interest

Speakers

Here's a fraction of the line up we have in store for you
Agenda April 21 - 22
21 April
22 April
What we have planned for you
10:00
10:00
Opening words by the organizers
Oleg Paily, CEO
10:05
10:05
Finnish games industry overview
Koopee Hiltunen, Director
Neogames
Presentations of the studios
10:15
10:15
MiTale Ltd.
Natasha Skult, CEO & Creative Director
10:30
10:30
Quicksave Interactive Ltd.
Elina Arponen, CEO and Founder
Show more
10:45
10:45
Fingersoft
Elina Yrttiaho, HR Manager
11:00
11:00
Yousician
Rahul Pardasani, Talent Acquisition
11:15
11:15
Dazzle Rocks
Tuuli Peltonen, HR Specialist
11:30
11:30
Frogmind
Teemu Mäki-Patola, COO
11:45
11:45
Lightneer
12:00
12:00
Rovio
Alexei Ryan, Senior Studio Recruiter
12:15
12:15
Redhill Games
Ekaterina Dolgova, COO and Co-founder
12:30
12:30
Supercell
Malla Saarinen, Recruiter
12:45
12:45
Metacore Games
Anna Kaskeala-Moore, Head of People Operations
13:00
13:00
Seepia Playables
Elizaveta Petrachuk, CEO
13:15
13:15
Networking at the Studios interactive stand
Participating studios will be going Live to answer any questions from the attendees at their interactive stands.
14:45
14:45
Results of Salary Survey in the Games Industry
Milla Pennanen, Executive Director
15:05
15:05
How Finland supports international talents willing to work & relocate to Finland
Katri Raevuori, Project Manager
15:20
15:20
Get to know Helsinki
Nisha Yadav, Talent Advisor
15:40
15:40
IGDA
Renee Gittins, Executive Director
16:00
16:00
Games Factory Talents
Oleg Paliy, CEO
Wrap up & Networking
22 April will be dedicated to Panel discussions and scheduled 1 to 1 interviews
10:00
10:00
Opening Words
Oleg Paily, CEO
Insights & Panel Discussions
10:05
10:05
What makes Finland a unique place for game development
Peter Vesterbacka, Joonas Tamminen, Ilkka Paananen
10:20
10:20
Tips & tricks to land a job in the Finnish Game Industry
Arja Martikainen, Business & Concept Owner
10:35
10:35
Insider info on breaking into the Game Industry
Alexei Ryan, Senior Studio Recruiter
11:00
11:00
Panel Discussion - What recruiters look for
Oleg Paily, CEO
11:30
11:30
Panel Discussion - Entry into the Game Industry for IT Professionals & Juniors
Milla Pennanen, Executive Director
12:15
12:15
Panel Discussion - Recruitment & Relocation during COVID
Marina Velikova
13:00
13:00
Game Development World Championship (GDWC)
Olli
13:20
13:20
Success Stories of past participants
What does it feel like after moving and living in Helsinki
14:00
14:00
Closing of the event and Goodbyes
Oleg Paily, CEO

How to attend

Submit Event Form
Please complete this short application form, specify your Skills and Specialities that you would like to continue working with, attach your resume, LinkedIn or link to portfolio.
1
Invitation to join
We'll send you an invitation via PINE platform to join with the detailed instructions on how to complete your profile for the the event.
2
Early access to Pine
Once your profile is created on Pine, recruiters can publish jobs on the career wall, screen talents and reach out to them. Talents can apply to the job openings and reach out to recruiters. We are looking forward to meeting you!
3
Flashback to our previous event in Kyiv

FAQ

Q:
Will I get an interview with a participating studio?
A:
We can not promise that unfortunately. But we will do our best to book you an interview. If you apply early enough we will organise a call with our talent coordinator to discuss more about the open roles and requirements to see if there are matching job opportunities, but you have to send us your application as soon as possible!

Q:
Where can I see all the job opportunities?
A:
Please visit our Job Board and apply today! Job openings from participating Finnish game studios will be published prior to the event! You will also be able to reach out to the recruiters and discuss the roles directly.
Q:
Is the event free?
A:
Yes, it is free for all talents. However, we will screen received applications, and will invite those talents whose profile is complete for the event. So please don't delay your application and send it in today!

Q:
What if I can't find a suitable position or a suitable company, but still want to relocate to Finland?
A:
New companies are always joining and have new openings. The best thing you should do is apply for the event or via Open Application on our website and we will contact you in case we see a good fit for both you and the studio.
Q:
If I get hired, will anyone help me with all the permits, apartments etc.?
A:
Studios will support you and your family in the relocation process. You will receive help with all the aspects of relocation, so rest assure you will be taken care of! A relocation professional will also help you get settled and ensure you have the basic requirements in place - Finnish personal identity code, tax card, bank account, etc. If you have a spouse and/or kids moving with you, studios will support their relocation too.
Q:
Will I be able to attend the event anonymously?
A.
Yes, talents have the option of attending the event anonymously without their current employers being in the know. For more information on activating profile anonymity please email us on talents@gamesfactoytalents.com
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