Transcript of "Wooga: Internationality meets Agility @Zutaten 2013"
Key facts in a nutshellfounded 2009 in Berlin by Jens (CEO) & Philipp (CTO)social games for Facebook & Mobile50 million MAU70% of users are Female280 people // 40 nations // based in Europe’s Tech Capital Berlin
Social games are disrupting thetraditional games industry Social games Modern consoles (Playsta>on, XBOX) Home computers (C64 / Amiga) Early consoles (Atari) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 Old world New world Audience Core / Heavy Everyone Development Product Service Promo>on Mass adver>sing Viral Business Model One >me fee Freemium
...but how do we dosuccessful games for everyone?
Small teams, huge impact § flexible project management§ small teams of 10 - 15 people§ interdisciplinary working environment (engineers, pm & game artists) Diamond Dash DAU 1.200.000 1.000.000 800.000 600.000 400.000 200.000 0
Casual games, casual workplace§ value personality & performance over rules, team fitting § no suits, open office space & flat hierarchies§ awesome kitchen (cereals, sweets, softdrinks, milk, fresh fruits, beer) here casual Friday happens every day.
Tap into your full potential how do we learn teambuilding from each other? budgets for every team to get the § brownbag lunches people stronger § daily standups § weekly open team connected to each meetings other! personal development: § budget of € 1.500 per employee / year § 2 paid days off for personal education