Rovio Academy: Job Opportunities with the Creators of Angry Birds
Article by George Norman
On 04 Feb 2011
Rovio Mobile, the developer behind the incredibly popular Angry Birds game, has announced the launch of the Rovio Academy. If you dreamt about working as a game developer for Rovio Mobile, if you are a talented programmer, and if you can speak Finnish, then you have to enroll in the Rovio Academy.

Rovio Academy, as the Finnish computer game developer explained, is a six-month recruitment and training program. 10 devs who can speak finish, have C++ experience, and want to become experts in the games industry will join the Academy, which is organized by Rovio Mobile, Saranen Consulting, and the Finnish Employment and Economic Administration.

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“Our goal is to take ten new talents on board, provide them with training by experienced experts from the industry, and hire all trainees as game programmers at Rovio. The program consists of altogether 26 training days; both theoretical teaching, guided on-the-job learning and on-the-job training. The application period lasts until February 20th, and the training begins at the beginning of April 2011,” explained Rovio Mobile.

If the chance to work for Rovio Mobile and become and expert game developer sounds like something you might be interested in, you can find you more information on the Rovio Academy and you can apply for the program at
rovioacademy.com.

In related job-hunting news, Skype has recently announced it will add 350 new jobs this year.

“Skype is the place to work in Silicon Valley”, said Jennifer Caukin, Director of PR for the Americas, responsible for Skype's media relations and communication activity in the region.“So if you want to work on the next great Skype idea and have the opportunity to be at a company that is transforming communications and bringing people closer together all over the world, check out our job opportunities, and get in touch.”



Tags: Rovio Mobile, Rovio Academy, Jobs, Skype, Finnish
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