25.4.2018, 13.00-17.00 (1pm-5pm)
Maria01 Event Space (Lapinlahdenkatu 16, Helsinki)
Teams representing the Helsinki metropolitan area, and any team wishing to enter through this preliminary competition.
Check out the Competition rules to find out if your team qualifies!
No entrance fee! If you’re a student or industry pro, you’re welcome to pop in and take a look at all the competing games!
Venue for after party beers at Navy Jerry’s!
PreBit is produced by students of Laurea UAS, in cooperation with Bit1 and Chips for Game Skills! Tune in later for more information.
Sonja Ängeslevä is working at Unity as Product Director, focusing on mobile multiplayer games. Before Sonja joined Unity, she enjoyed working as a product manager and producer for MMO, Facebook and mobile games as well as building tools for mobile game developers. Her expertise is in data informed product development, where she pinpoints needs, finds bottlenecks and identifies opportunities for growth in mobile games.
Mikko has over 25 years of ICT, digital media and video games experience in management, consulting and C-level positions. He has worked in both large corporations and small startups, usually in charge of new business development, production management, account management or finances. He has held several CEO, CFO and COO positions as well as company board memberships. He is currently working for Tigerhat Games Oy and GRX Game Studio Oy as a partner and a head of studio.
Pekka is a Game Designer with years of experience from Sulake, Boomlagoon Ltd and Armada Interactive. He’s previously been doing graphic and web design as a freelancer and has strong roots in tabletop rpgs and video games. He is a Metropolia UAS alumni.
Jonne is a passonate game designer, IGDA volunteer and Jamtivist. In his 6 years in the industry, he’s taken the game industry in Jyväskylä to a new level by founding Peliosuuskunta Expa and IGDA Jyväskylä Hub. His experience involves working for the University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä Game Lab and hands-on work with startups. And he jammed a game while tandem cycling from Stockholm to Malmö. Now Jonne is Lead Coordinator For IGDA Finland Helsinki Hub, board member of Finnish Game Jam association and working at Next Games Oyj as a Junior Game Designer.