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Join us ONLINE on April 18, and ONSITE on April 19th in Kamppi, Helsinki
Due to the layoffs in the games industry, we've decided to switch things up and make our event a bit lighter. Say hello to Games Job Fair LITE! Our ongoing commitment still stands in supporting the industry and helping folks find new gigs, so we're moving all our Day 1 live sessions on April 18th to LinkedIn Live with Q&A session on our Discord server, making it totally FREE to attend!

If you're in Finland, mark your calendar for April 19th. We're hosting a FREE career coaching day in Kamppi, Helsinki. Swing by to chat with senior recruiters from studios, get some one-on-one CV and Portfolio Reviews, and network with peers! See you there!
Online Activities on April 18

Get in on the latest hot topics of the games industry through expert talks and studio presentations


Showoff your Unity skills by creating a simple game in 2 weeks to a brief given in collaboration with the experts from Unity


Put your texturing, rendering and composition skills to the test!


Online Participating Studios
LinkedIn Live Event Agenda
Thursday, April 18
13:55 – 14:00
13:55 – 14:00
Opening of Games Job Fair Spring 2024 LITE
Oleg Paliy | CEO @ Games Factory Talents
Oleg Paliy, CEO of Games Factory Talents welcomes all the participants to the opening of Games Job Fair Spring 2024 LITE
14:00 – 14:30
14:00 – 14:30
FunPlus Studio Presentation
Frauke Gabrow & Enric Cabestany
14:30 – 15:15
14:30 – 15:15
FunPlus Q&A Networking on Discord
(opens on the 4th of April)
With Koca Wen
Connect with the studio on their Discord channel, chat, and ask any questions.
14:30 – 15:00
14:30 – 15:00
Metacore Studio Presentation
Hanna Kontinen
15:00 – 15:45
15:00 – 15:45
Metacore Q&A Networking on Discord
(opens on the 4th of April)
With Sofia Lavaste and Pauliina Snellman
Connect with the studio on their Discord channel, chat, and ask any questions.
15:00 – 15:45
15:00 – 15:45
GIANTS Software Q&A Networking on Discord (opens on the 4th of April)
With Petra Erlbacher
Connect with the studio on their Discord channel, chat, and ask any questions.
15:00 – 15:45
15:00 – 15:45
Strikerz Inc. Q&A and Networking on Discord
(opens on the 4th of April)

With Veronika Novik

Connect with the studio on their Discord channel, chat, and ask any questions.
15:00 – 15:20
15:00 – 15:20
Successful Feedback Loops in Mobile Gaming
Moritz Angenendt | Community Manager @ FunPlus
Covering a vital part of a Community Manager's work, I will dive into managing successful feedback loops between the game team and the player base. After a short introduction, I will explain in more detail what community feedback is and why it is an essential part of any game, how it is gathered, how we "translate" and sort raw feedback, and what the biggest challenges are.
15:20 – 15:40
15:20 – 15:40
Yesterday's Debt and Tomorrow's dream
Ali Farha | Senior Technical Producer @ Star Stable Entertainment
Explore the insights gained from 12 years of tech and content development in MMO gaming for girls, with a special focus on how we successfully ported our game across multiple platforms. This talk will dive into our effective strategies for managing technical debt while maintaining a rigorous, non-stop weekly release schedule. Attendees will gain a practical roadmap ensuring smoother, more efficient production processes in the gaming world.
15:40 – 16:00
15:40 – 16:00
Influencer Marketing in Gaming: Powering Success & Growth

Dimitris Mavromatis | Growth Marketing Manager @ FunPlus
Join us for an insightful discussion on the impact of influencer marketing in the gaming industry. Discover how leveraging influencers can power success and drive engagement in the competitive world of gaming.

16:00 – 16:20
16:00 – 16:20
The State of the European Game Industry in 2024
Jari-Pekka Kaleva | Managing Director @ EGDF
Global game industry is going through difficult times, but during hard times Europe is the place to be. In his presentation Jari-Pekka Kaleva will go through the challenges European game industry is currently facing and will sum up its strengths and opportunities.
16:20 – 16:40
16:20 – 16:40
Reinventing Game Launches
Jesse Lempiäinen | CEO & Co-founder @ Geeklab
Discover the Future of Game Launches: A Groundbreaking Presentation by Jesse Lempiäinen. Dive into innovative strategies for successful game releases with insights from Geeklab's CEO. Learn about audience-focused development, the power of iterative testing, and how small tweaks can lead to big wins. This presentation is a must-see for anyone in the gaming industry looking to elevate their launch strategies and engage audiences more effectively.
16:40 – 16:55
16:40 – 16:55
Sloyd Challenge Winners Announcement
Avi Latner | Co-founder @ Sloyd AI
Judges of the Sloyd Challenge will announce the winners
16:55 – 17:40
16:55 – 17:40
Unity Challenge Code Review
Thomas Winkley | Technical Marketing Advocate @ Unity
The judges of the Unity challenge, will review the code of the winning entries
17:40 – 17:45
17:40 – 17:45
Closing of Online Games Job Fair Spring 2024 LITE
Oleg Paliy | CEO @ Games Factory Talents

Meet us onsite at Innovation Home in Kamppi, Helsinki on 19 April
Day two of the event will take place onsite at Innovation Home, Kamppi. Entry is FREE, to network and have your CV and Portfolio reviewed by senior recruiters from the studios .
Fill in the Eventbrite registration form to let us know you are coming onsite
Onsite Activities on April 19

Talks by supporting partners

Receive 1:1 CV/Portfolio reviews by volunteering recruiters from the Games Industry.
Senior recruiters joining us for the CV and Portfolio review sessions
Studio representatives generously offering their time to give valuable feedback on your CVs and Portfolios to give you an edge in your job search.
  • Petteri Tuomimaa
    Talent Acquisition Coordinator
    Noice
  • Arja Martikainen
    Founder
    Games Jobs Finland
  • Ben Flatt
    Redhill Games
    Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Juho Salila
    Redhill Games
    Art Manager
  • Elena Koivumäki
    Talent Acquisition Lead
    Varjo
  • Ivan Lugovoy
    Senior Game Artist
    Rovio
  • Nora Puhakainen
    Talent Manager
    Nitro Games
  • Tanja Lankia
    Head of Growth
    Rebase Consulting
  • Lauri Immonen
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Housemarque
  • Nick Sweetman
    Founder
    Game Art Co.
  • Revathy Vijayakumar
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Games Factory Talents
  • Oleg Paliy
    CEO
    Games Factory Talents
Onsite Event Agenda
Friday, April 19
11:00 – 11:30
11:00 – 11:30
Registration and Coffee
11:30 – 11:45
11:30 – 11:45
Welcome by City of Helsinki
Laura Hakola
11:45 – 12:00
11:45 – 12:00
Game Makers of Finland
Milla Pennanen
12:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00
CV and Portfolio Reviews with Studio Recruiters
16:00 – 16:05
16:00 – 16:05
Closing of Onsite Games Job Fair Spring 2024 LITE
Oleg Paliy
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