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 recruitment program, several gaming companies are looking for fresh talent to a variety of different roles. The aim of the program is to grow 25 new talents to the games industry. This is the 8th GamePro program and through an industry-wide collaboration (including Neogames and Google), already 160 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.
You can find a more comprehensive list of the companies and roles at https://www.saranen.fi/rekrytointikoulutus/gamepro/
What we can offer
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, 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!
GamePro is labor-market training program and during the program you will receive the salary-linked and basic unemployment benefit, and the labor market support, to which you are entitled as an unemployed person, as well as having your expenses reimbursed. The most important goal of GamePro is an employment contract with your own cooperation company at the end of the recruitment program. You can get more information about applying and financial support from the Labor Line Education Advice service on 0295 020 702 or email@example.com.
The duration of the program is 6 months (12.12.2018-14.6.2019).
GamePro is a close collaboration between the Uusimaa Center for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, TE (Labor Exchange) Services, Neogames, Google, recruiting companies and Saranen Consulting.
Interested? Apply now!
Go ahead and fill out the following two applications, as the selection processes will start right away.
Fill out both applications with care because they are used to select applicants to the next stages of the process.
The application period ends on the 19th of November 2018.
Laura Kyntäjä, laura.kyntaja(at)saranen.fi, 044 570 4830 (please call on Thursdays between 10am and 12pm)
Antti Ilmo, antti.ilmo(at)saranen.fi, 050 306 8637 (best reached by email)
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The program is provided by Saranen Consulting Oy
We help companies in finding new potential talents and help to grow these individuals as future key players by organizing trainings that offer the newest industry knowledge and tools. Our services include recruitment and training programs, outplacement services for companies and job seeking services for the unemployed. We serve companies also in bigger recruitment needs, for example, when building entirely new teams.
Our partners include local Employment Services, large global companies as well as small and medium-sized growth companies and associations.