Game Designer

Available position

Wargaming Helsinki studio is seeking a talented Game Designer (Mobile) who will contribute to designing game features, gameplay, and user interfaces for a new product in development. You strive for a clear and cohesive vision for user experience, and work with engineers, artists, producers, and other designers to make that a reality. You understand that depth doesn’t require complexity and that simple doesn’t mean shallow. You’re self-motivated, collaborative, and have a positive, solution-oriented attitude, and you easily share this expertise with a team.

    What you will do:
  • Based on your experience and qualifications, you’ll participate in several aspects of mid and/or hard core F2P mobile games design (e.g. feature design, social design, monetization design, game balancing, character design, interaction design, level design etc.)
  • Create wireframes, feature descriptions, presentations and UI layouts using appropriate tools
  • Collaborate with other Game Designers, Project Managers and other members of a cross-functional team
  • Able to have the foresight to what the end user “really” needs
  • Requirements:
  • Enthusiasm and desire to create great games
  • Experience in creating and leading game concepts
  • Experience in designing mid-core (or hard core) F2P mobile games
  • Broad and Deep knowledge and understanding of game mechanics
  • Experience in game and economy balancing
  • Ability to receive, evaluate, prioritize and incorporate feedback
  • Clear understanding of current mobile game trends
  • Ability to communicate game design and vision
  • Desirable:
  • Comfortable with MS Excel
  • Experience with Competitive Multiplayer Games
  • Experience with mobile UX/UI
  • Unity Engine experience
  • Additional info:

    Why you’ll love WG Helsinki:

  • Opportunity to work with an experienced, humble and nimble development team with one mission: Make. Great. Games.
  • Autonomy and independence—take decisions without layers of management or bureaucracy
  • You’d be joining at a perfect time: when we’re just kicking off a new project
  • You’ll be part of the international Wargaming ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation and benefits plan

Game Server Engineer

Available position

Wargaming’s mobile team in Helsinki is looking for a Server Engineer to provide players a seamless gameplay experience through a network of reliable tools and services. You’ll join a nimble team on building out an unrivaled set of backend services and functionality that will be the basis of tech behind Wargaming’s Mobile products.

    What you will do:
  • Design, implement, deploy and maintain a set of highly-scalable and available backends for live games
  • Contribute to best-practices on reliability and availability
  • Troubleshoot and tune high-volume shared database systems
  • Requirements:
  • Proven ability to be a team player
  • Genuine passion for games
  • Excellent programming skills
  • Database design and implementation skills, and good SQL and NoSQL knowledge
  • Desirable:
  • Experience programming in Scala
  • Familiarity with Cloud computing
  • Experience in server development without application servers
  • Experience with Unix and scripting languages
  • Additional info:

    Why you’ll love WG Helsinki:

  • Opportunity to work with an experienced, humble and nimble development team with one mission: Make. Great. Games.
  • Autonomy and independence—take decisions without layers of management or bureaucracy
  • You’d be joining at a perfect time: when we’re just kicking off a new project
  • You’ll be part of the international Wargaming ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation and benefits plan

3D Artist / Senior Artist, Mobile

Available position

Wargaming Helsinki is looking for a Senior Artist to play a key role in driving the vision and creation for our new mobile game! You'll help establish style from concept to development, working with our internal team of artists and developers in our Helsinki studio. You’ll also be able to collaborate with the global Wargaming teams in order to create the best looking game in the world!

    What you will do:
  • Push the boundaries of mobile 3D graphics
  • Model, rig, texture, render 3D characters, vehicles, and other objects
  • Work directly with our in house art team, collaborating and brainstorming on new ideas
  • Collaborate with Wargaming’s distributed teams around the world
  • Ensure all models/assets created (shape, color, shading) reach required quality level.
  • Contribute and advise on style and direction of new game/app, keeping in mind limitations associated with software and project milestones
  • Work with the Production team and other artists to define key milestones and deliverables and contribute towards improving production pipeline
  • Actively accept and provide feedback and critique to/from Producer, Leads and artists
  • Requirements:
  • You are autonomous and tackle problems as you see them arise.
  • 2+ years of experience in game development: modeling, rigging, texturing and rendering using 3DS Max/Blender, and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
  • Good knowledge creating low and high-poly 3D characters and objects.
  • Advanced skills in creating texture maps (light, shade, color, and details).
  • Good understanding of human and animal anatomy with a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling.
  • Versatile and prepared to tackle many different kinds of tasks, ranging from creative challenges to out- and in-sourced mass production.
  • Self-motivation, good communication and organization skills, team spirit, problem solving skills and proactivity.
  • Ability to multi-task and to adapt easily to change.
  • A passion for making great games!
  • We also appreciate the following qualities:
  • Animation skills (2D/3D). Knowledge and experience of Blender, Unity, knowledge of creating visual effects and motion graphics.
  • Knowledge of 3d texture painting software such as Substance Painter and Quixel DDO
  • Additional info:

    Why you’ll love WG Helsinki:

  • Opportunity to work with an experienced, humble and nimble development team with one mission: Make. Great. Games.
  • Autonomy and independence—take decisions without layers of management or bureaucracy
  • You’d be joining at a perfect time: when we’re just kicking off a new project
  • You’ll be part of the international Wargaming ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation and benefits plan

System Administrator

Available position

Wargaming’s mobile studio in Helsinki, Finland is on the lookout for an awesome System Administrator to support the local team with IT support and contribute in developing various development processes.

    What you will do:
  • Provide software assistance to the staff
  • Assist with work-bench support: laptops, PC and mobile devices
  • Install and maintain software, computer hardware and mobile devices
  • Develop and write instructions and keep them up-to-date
  • Make it your mission to optimise efficiency by setting up the needed hardware, software and automations
  • Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills; desire to work with users and solve their technical issues
  • Professional knowledge of hardware and computer peripherals
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 8
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office 2010 and 2013
  • Basic understanding of domain networks and their processes
  • Familiar with Unix-like operation systems
  • Knowledge of server operation systems (Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Active Directory, DNS‚ DHCP‚ VPN‚ FTP‚ HTTP‚ DFS, Ethernet, etc.
  • Willingness to learn new skills in order to optimise the development processes (automation, scripting, etc.)
  • Desirable:
  • Well-versed in Mac OS X
  • Experienced with PowerShell (script writing)
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Hands-on experience with access control
  • Knowledge of English (technical documentation, business correspondence)
  • Additional info:

    Why you’ll love WG Helsinki:

  • Opportunity to work with an experienced, humble and nimble development team with one mission: Make. Great. Games.
  • Autonomy and independence—take decisions without layers of management or bureaucracy
  • You’d be joining at a perfect time: when we’re just kicking off a new project
  • You’ll be part of the international Wargaming ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation and benefits plan