We believe in games

Reforged Studios was born out of our passion for games. Our vision is to empower creativity and to make the very best games in the world through artistic freedom and innovation of design. Where our muses lead, we follow.

We are a privately held game studio based in Helsinki, Finland. Guided by our solid understanding of the games and game genres, we aim turn our expertise into world-class core games with strong mainstream appeal and AAA production values.

Passion meets experience

We believe in our people, in our creative freedom, and taking risks. Our team has over 100 years of combined experience in key roles developing highly successful gaming brands – including the world’s most popular online titles. We are core gamers on all platforms and combine gaming culture and expertise with an acute business design sense.

This vast experience has been built in companies such as EA, Ubisoft, Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games, Games Workshop, CCP Games, DICE, Frozenbyte, Remedy Entertainment, Boomlagoon, Housemarque, Grey Area, Next Games, Sulake, and Bugbear Entertainment.

Teemu Vilen

Co-Founder, CEO

Tuomas Pirinen

Co-Founder, CCO

Marko Kylmämaa

Co-Founder, CTO

Jukka Kokkonen

Co-Founder, Game Tech Lead

Andy Chambers

Creative Director

Markus Montola

Senior Designer

Timo Heinäpurola

Technical Director

Niklas Beilinson

Brand Manager, UX/UI Designer

Jonne Ojennus

Game Designer

Mikko Hänninen

Senior Backend Developer

Maxime Mege-Ythier

VFX Artist

Mikko Tiusanen

Senior Engineer

Press

Finnish devs Critical Force and Reforged Studios partner to rise up in the world of mobile eSports

29.11.2016  -  Pocket Gamer

Critical Force and Reforged Studios have entered a strategic partnership to help boost the profiles of both companies in the mobile eSports world.

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How to get a job at NetEase-backed Helsinki startup Reforged Studios

5.11.2015  -  Pocket Gamer

Pocket Gamer reached out to CEO Teemu Vilén to see what he could share about company culture, the sort of candidate he's interested in, and personal tips for those thinking of applying.

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NetEase Talks About $2.5 Million Investment in Reforged Studios

27.10.2015  -  A-list daily

NetEase Capital's Assistant VP discusses details on it's $2.5 million investment into Reforged Studios.

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Reforged Studios and Ninja Division Publishing LLC Announce Partnership

2.3.2017  -  Ninja Division

Ninja Division Publishing LLC. and Reforged Studios are announcing a new publishing partnership to bring fans of miniatures and tabletop strategy board games a new gaming experience.

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Reforge your career

The secret recipe of making great games is to hire the best people in the industry. We are always looking for people to join our ranks. We are looking for passion, creativity, humility, and ambition to make the best games in the world.

You reckon that's you? Then we want to talk to you.

Gameplay Engineer

You will be working with a small team of industry veterans in developing a mobile game based on one of the most important entertainment franchises in the world. Reforged Studios values mastery of craft and provides a high autonomy, results driven workplace for engineers who want to develop cutting edge technology and take full ownership of their solutions. You will collaborate with engineers, designers and artists in a flat hierarchy to forge the next industry leading experience for the players.

You will design and develop gameplay features, and work with game designers and artists ensuring the quality of the most important part of the game -the fun of playing!

We seek both intermediate and senior level engineers!

Must-have skills: Experience in C/C++ and C#, vector math Gameplay programming experience

Would be a plus: Mobile game development background, Unity

Nice to have: iOS, Android, Autodesk, Maya & 3D Max

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Tools Programmer

You will be working with a small team of industry veterans in developing a mobile game based on one of the most important entertainment franchises in the world. Reforged Studios values mastery of craft and provides a high autonomy, results driven workplace for engineers who want to develop cutting edge technology and take full ownership of their solutions. You will collaborate with engineers, designers and artists in a flat hierarchy to forge the next industry leading experience for the players.

The tools programmer is responsible for the production of in-house tools and smoothly working pipelines of the project.

Communication skills are the key for this role -tools programmer is the one who ensures that the content generation team can work smoothly, seamlessly and gets the support they need.

Must-have skills: Experience in C/C++ and C#, some tools/pipeline programming background

Would be a plus: Vector math, iOS/Android experience, Unity

Nice to have: Knowledge of OSX, Windows, Linux

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3D Artists

We’re looking for humble but ambitious, razor-sharp professionals who can both learn and teach. You want to work on one of the most successful franchises of all time with us.

As part of the Art team, you’ll channel your wealth of modeling and texturing experience to help us tell stories through visually compelling environments and other in-game assets. You will interact with external teams and guide them in delivering world-class art assets.

We seek both intermediate and senior level 3D artists!

You are:

  • Experienced: you know how to navigate around Unity, Maya/3DMax and other major graphics software packages
  • Always up for co-op: whether leading or collaborating, you’re at your best when working with other daring, industrious pros
  • Creative yet punctual: you create high-quality art assets within tight deadlines


You will:

  • Create world-class 3D art assets to be used in-game
  • Navigate a cross-functional dev environment that includes artists, designers, and engineers to ensure a perfect blend between art and gameplay
  • Liaison with outsources to ensure the art they deliver is up to required quality and arrives on time


Don’t forget to include a resume, cover letter, and a link to your portfolio.

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Producer

As a Producer, you’ll join a passionate cross-functional team to create innovative games. You’ll drive development, smash through obstacles, and push projects across the finish-line. You’ll meet and exceed expectations by helping concept, deliver, enhance, and schedule projects at every stage of production.

You are:

  • A servant-leader: You always place the team’s and player’s interests above your own.  You’re quick to spread out praise but hold yourself accountable for the failures. You lead from the front, and look at actively developing.
  • Battle-hardened: You have delivered products to the market place, be it as a leader or a member of the team, you know what it takes to take a product into the marketplace from beginning to finish.
  • A problem solver: You take deep pride in your work and view each new problem as an opportunity for success; you approach challenges creatively, but methodically, sparking discussions as you work toward prioritising and breaking down the steps to solutions.
  • Goal oriented: You develop, plan and actualise mission, and strategy and schedule into a cohesive outcome through capable team management, tactical execution, and unrelenting focus on daily progress.

You will:

  • Develop a framework for planning, scheduling and delivering games on time, up to a world-class quality, within a budget.
  • Manage the relationship, planning and scheduling of the external partners and outsourcers.
  • Represent the project and the team to internal and external partners.Understand and defend decisions you and the team makes.
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Open Application

We are always looking for a skilled and experienced people from all the different vistas of gaming industry. If you feel your talents and personality would fit our crew, please send us an open application!


WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

An industry vet: You have shipped several games and had a hand in creating at least one game with global success – or you have gained your chops in gaming industry in some other role. Either case, you are a seasoned veteran of the trade.

Intellectual ambition: Maybe you have a relevant degree, or maybe you have been taught by experience. Either way, game industry is your life-long passion and a continuous learning experience.

Passion for gaming: You play games of all genres with a good knowledge of classics as well as the latest hits on all major platforms. Gaming is our passion, and nothing helps you to fit in better than sharing that passion.

Cultural fit: Our culture means everything to us. We want people whose ambition is to make the best games in the world – tempered with the humility to learn from past mistakes. You know how to have fun while still providing excellent results. 

 

WE WANT YOU TO:

Tell us why and what: What is your position in the fields of gaming industry? What would your role be with us? Why are you interested in joining us, and why will we be interested in having you as part of the team? Amaze us and we will get back to you!

 

Location: Based in Helsinki, Finland

Salary: Based on experience, negotiable

Apply for an open position by clicking the button below. Send us your resume and cover letter with your application, indicating your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date.

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Contact us

Helsinki HQ
We are located at the pulsing heart of the city near the best restaurants, game shops, and bars in town. It seems to make our staff happy.

Los Angeles
Our California office is close to world class entertainment, sunny beaches and the technology industry.

Email:

contact@reforgedstudios.com

Address:

Eerikinkatu 28
00100 Helsinki
Finland