Now that fall is embracing us with greyness, wind and rain, it’s getting cosy and people find more time to read. The perfect moment to present our new column “Daily Business for a…”, which aims to give potential applicants an overview of the diverse working areas in the games industry. For this purpose, we will regularly ask employees from different companies with the most diverse of occupations to tell us about their jobs, daily duties, working life and careers, as well as their promotion opportunities. We are happy to welcome Geraldine Feidner, Senior HR Business Partner and Melanie Kohwagner, HR Team Lead and Business Partner at Travian Games, as the first to participate and answer our questions.
You are looking for a job opportunity in the video game industry? Have a look at Games-Career.com, the portal for games industry jobs in germany. Next to the many jobs offers at our job portal, we have a special feature for you today. InnoGames is looking for a Game Designer. Also, feel free to have a look at the company profile.
In today’s #EmployeeExperience, Carolina Albuquerque tells us about her new job as Project Manager for Operations at Munich based Developer an Publisher Travian Games. In the Interview, we not only learn about her career, her duties and her plans for the near future, but also about welcoming onboarding practices like Welcome Box and Cupcake Time…
As Senior UX Designer at Travian Games, Miguel Angel Lonzano faces the challenge of reducing and simplifying UI and interaction patterns as much as possible – without having much impact on core users, but making it easyer for new ones. In today’s #EmployeeExperience, he tells us what pleases him about this task. If you want to know, why Miguel considers himself lucky, working with Travian and what amenities the company provides for their staff, read on…
Pauliina Törnqvist is a newby at Travian Games. Since September 2017 she has been working with the Munich based browser games developer and publisher as Project Lead. Her answers to our #EmployeeExperience questions are not only giving us an insight, about all-embracing onboarding processes being provided by many companies, but also how straight but still colourful a CV can be.
In our column #EmployeeExperience, we regularly interview staff members of different gaming employers in different positions, who just joined their company. Our today’s interview partner has travelled far: Last summer, Ben Calder and his family moved from Australia to Germany. Like this, Ben fulfilled his dream of working in the games industry – he has been hired as a PHP backend developer by InnoGames, a Hamburg-based developer and publisher of successful browser games. In the following interview, Ben speaks frankly about his former career steps, his experiences in the new company and how he and his family have been supported by his new employer during the first weeks in a foreign country.
In our colum #EmployeeExperience, we regularly interview staff members of different gaming employers in different positions, who just joined their company. Our goal is to impart an impression of the numerous possibilities of gaming education and career entries. Besides, we would like to provide advice for junior jobseekers and have a closer look at the subject of onboarding from the employee‘s view. Today, Dan Pratt, Senior User Interface Designer at Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg tells us about responsibilities in his position and hands out detailed tips for potential applicants.