Yilmaz Kiymaz, Expert Unity Developer at InnoGames
InnoGames is Germany’s leading developer and publisher of mobile and online games. The company based in Hamburg is best known for Forge of Empires, Elvenar and Tribal Wars. InnoGames’ first mobile title Warlords of Aternum is a fantasy turn-based strategy game. Born as a hobby in 2003, InnoGames was founded in 2007 and today has a team of 400 employees from more than 30 nations who share the passion of creating unique games that players across the globe enjoy for years. Yilmaz Kiymaz, Expert Unity Developer, tells us about InnoGames’ working environment and corporate culture, their future plans and what question he might ask you in a job interview if you were one of the highly appreciated passionate individuals to join the InnoGames-team…
A growing trend in both gaming and marketing is the development of video content for social media platforms. Games Academy students have been shooting Youtube videos since 2010, but following the rise of the digital ‘influencer,’ and the marketing channels that have opened up around them, they have discovered that producing content for social media apps presents a number of difficult challenges. During the ten day Influencer Marketing and Content Creation bootcamp from August 5 – 16, 2019, Lecturer Howard Hunt will teach students how to develop striking visual content for Facebook, Instagram, and other smartphone applications.
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Omoloro Oyegoke, Senior Backend Software Developer at InnoGames
Omoloro Oyegoke has been working as Senior Backend Software Developer for InnoGames since December 2017. When he first arrived at Hamburg, where the developer and provider of online games is based, the company made a big effort to make onboarding easy for him. In the interview, Omoloro remembers his first days and tells us about InnoGames’ company culture and why he likes it, in a very personal manner.
Impression Pitch & Match @ gamescom 2018 Source: game e.V.
Be part of the fourth „Pitch & Match“ @ gamescom on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019! Two hours of 20 minutes meetings with business partners from all over the world. As the number of pitching developer teams will be limitedapply now to pitch your game!
For the tenth time, the Clash of Realities international research conference is providing the opportunity for interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. The Cologne Game Lab of TH Köln is looking forward to welcoming their guests from November 19 to November 21, 2019. Call for Papers for Game Studies Summit: Paratextualizing Games, and Media Education Summit: Digital Games and Children, open until June, 30.
Matthew Hartz, Technical Product Lead at InnoGames
Have you ever wondered, what the responsibilities of a Technical Product Lead are? You have an idea, of course, but were you aware of the many different tasks that this position entails? Matthew Hartz works as Technical Product Lead for the Hamburg based mobile developer InnoGames. In today’s interview we learn a lot about the importance of his profession and get to know details we may not have known before.
Melanie Kohwagner (left), HR Team Lead and Business Partner and Geraldine Feidner, Senior HR Business Partner at Travian Games
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.
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