20 New Talents for the Games Industry, GamePro
Saranen Consulting Oy
Have you dreamed about working in the games industry? Level up your career by applying to take part in a Finnish success story.
Through the GamePro program several gaming companies are looking for fresh talent to a variety of different roles. The aim of the program is to grow 20 new talents to the games industry. This is the 10th GamePro program and through an industry-wide collaboration (including Neogames), already 200 professionals have found their place in the Finnish games industry!
GamePro gives you a unique chance to develop your skills and get the opportunity to find your dream job in the games industry. The program combines both on-the-job learning and trainings held by seasoned industry veterans and aims to give you a flying start to your games career.
In which games company are you interested in working in? Several games companies are looking for new talent through GamePro e.g.
- Dazzle Rocks
- Black Block
- Kukouri Mobile Entertainment
- Nutfarm Games
- Critical Force
More companies will be listed on the site throughout the application period. You can find a more comprehensive list of the companies and roles at https://www.saranen.fi/rekrytointikoulutus/gamepro/
What do I get?
- opportunity to work in the highly successful games industry
- immediate chance to work on interesting games projects
- 20+ days of trainings by industry veterans
- chance to build your network in the games industry
Can I apply? Do I stand a chance?
We expect you to have a genuine interest in the games industry and it doesn’t hurt if you have something to show for it. Your background can be almost anything as games industry offers work for people with very different experience. You can have educational or experience-based background in e.g. technical, graphical or commercial type of roles.
You can apply for GamePro if you are currently an unemployed, registered jobseeker, facing the prospect of unemployment or on a temporary employment contract that end before the start of the program, plus you have an active account with TE Services (Labor Exchange).
Finnish language skills are not required. The training sessions are held in English, and for most game companies, English is a primary language. So, don’t hesitate to apply! The duration of the program is 6 months (18.3.-15.9.2020)
GamePro is a close collaboration between the Uusimaa Center for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, TE (Labor Exchange) Services, Neogames, recruiting companies and Saranen Consulting.
Interested? Apply now!
Go ahead and fill out the application to TE Services and professional skills profile to Saranen. Selection process will start right away. The application period ends on the 24th of February 2020.
- Fill out TE Services’ training application online at: https://bit.ly/2U1itQf
This is the official application form for the program, so take your time and fill it out with care. In addition to your qualifications and experience, remember to highlight your motivation, too. The first round of selections will be made on the basis of this application. (NOTE: the TE Services page is in Finnish!)
- Fill out the profile to Saranen. This profile will be your showcase for hiring companies: https://sc.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_A&jid=357
Mira Tapiola, firstname.lastname@example.org, 0451716787