Tips to game industry from professionals
During the project professional people from big and small game companies were interviewed. Check videos below and collect all the tips from professionals to start your journey to became a game industry professional!
Women in Games Finland Ry
Women in Games Finland (WiGfi) is a non-profit organisation for everyone looking to improve diversity and inclusiveness within the games industry. WiGfi offers their members example mentoring and training, maintains speaker list jonka avulla erilaisten konferenssien ja tapahtumien monimuotoisuutta on mahdollista lisätä sekä tarjoaa konkreettista apua häirinnän vastaiseen työhön. WiGfi also maintains Women in Games Finland group on Facebook and shares resources and information about diversity within games and technology through its channels.
Women in Games Finland founding meeting 27.3.2019.
NEOGAMES -BRINGING THE FINNISH GAME INDUSTRY TOGETHER
Neogames is a member-based non-profit game industry organization. Their mission is to accelerate, coordinate, and support the development of the Finnish game cluster. They exist to connect the industry players and serve their shared interests.
In Neogames website you can find current info about Finnish game industry and tips for beginners or experienced game developers!
IGDA Finland is the local Finnish chapter of IGDA, the International Game Developers Association. IGDA is a non-profit professional society that is committed to advancing the careers and enhancing the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community.
In IGDA Finland’s webpage you can find information about different kind of events held all around Finland.
IGDA Finland Lahti Hub 2019 board.
Game industry education in Finland
Neogames maintain list of educational institutions offering game related education in Finland and Saranen consulting offers GamePro training program to unemployed. Game Jams are good places to get familiar with different kind of roles and skills required in them.
Game industry jobs in Finland
You can find game industry job positions example in Games Jobs Finland site, run by Barona. You can also find job or internship positions from LinkedIn, companys own website, from Facebook groups, example Play Finland or in other recruiting sites.