We are hiring!

Shoot us a message if something from the list below ticks your boxes. If not, we are always looking for creative minds who think outside of the box.

ABOUT US

We at Valo Motion are game developers and hardware manufacturers. Our HQ is based in Helsinki, Finland. The name Valo Motion comes from the Finnish word valo, meaning light, which is central to our interactive products.

We revolutionize how sports and games are combined to create fun and effective exercise. We believe that high quality products should be developed with true passion for sports & games. Check out our company Linkedin page for our latest posts!

How to apply

  1. Send us a message: careers@valomotion.com
  2. Include your CV and cover letter/portfolio and tell us about why you would be a fit to our team!

Or do you know anybody who would be perfect for the job? Give them a shout about us!

OPEN POSITIONS

Developers

(Senior) Game Developer

We are looking for a (Senior) Game Developer to join our team of professionals. While working as a Game Developer at Valo Motion, you will be creating and implementing unique game concepts for Valo Motion’s products. You will work with a highly passionate and motivated team to design, develop, deliver and maintain unique games and products that have not existed before.

Valo Motion offers job possibilities that allow working with larger concepts, platforms and full games. Having full control over our own product platforms and remote software deployment ensures that the games that we develop will always end up to players. We provide a possibility for challenging and inspiring work with unique products that make a difference in the world by making people active. Valo Motion is looking for a Game Developer to join our family of enthusiasts who want to provide joy and thrill of movement to players around the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing (rapid prototyping) new game features and interactions
  • Taking a game project from the concept stage to the finish line

Skills required

  • 3+ years of experience working with the Unity game engine
  • Passion for game design and development
  • Excellent knowledge of C#
  • Experience working on commercial products
  • Good communication skills

Pluses

  • Knowledge of AR technologies
  • Experience with Kinect or movement based games
  • Sports/exergame background
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design

Apply now!

Senior AR Game developer or Senior AR technology programmer

While working as a Senior AR Game developer or Senior AR technology programmer you will be creating unique game concepts for new products that will have a similar impact as ValoClimb and ValoJump. You will work with a highly passionate and motivated team to design, develop, deliver and maintain unique products that have not existed before.

Valo Motion is looking for 1 to 2 persons to join our family of enthusiasts who want to provide joy and thrill of movement to players around the globe.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing (rapid prototyping) new game features and interactions
  • Optimizing games to run smoothly
  • Holistic game development or
  • Implementing visual effects and computer graphics wizardry

Required:

  • Experience with AR/VR/XR
  • Familiar with the Unity game engine
  • Strong programming skills with C#
  • Experience with debugging, optimizing game performance
  • Several years of experience working on commercial products, with at least 1 commercially
    shipped product
  • Experience with game design and development or
  • Deep knowledge of AR/computer vision technologies
  • Skilled in implementing real-time visual effects and shaders

Pluses:

  • Experience in computer vision
  • Experience with Kinect or movement based games
  • Interest in novel human-computer interaction
  • Experience with C++
  • Sports/exergame background

Apply now!

Full-stack Developer

We are looking for a Full-stack developer to join our team to develop the web infrastructure for our active game products.

Valo Motion’s products have been shipped in over 60 countries all over the world. They all communicate with our server through which we can provide new game updates, statistics and automation to the customers. We provide a web portal to our customers that help them ensure they get the most value out of their product. We also provide a web service to the players, who can, for example get their gameplay videos and scores through the service and share them to their friends.

Our ecosystem for active games is always growing and an efficient and scalable web infrastructure is crucial to enable it. As a Full-stack Developer at Valo Motion, you will be working as part of a team to bring our web infrastructure to the next level.

Valo Motion offers job possibilities that allow working with larger concepts, platforms and full games. Having full control over our own product platforms and remote software deployment ensures that the games that we develop will end up to players. We provide a possibility for  challenging and inspiring work with unique products that make a difference in the world by making people active.  Valo Motion is looking for a Full-stack developer to join our family of enthusiasts who want to provide joy and thrill of movement to players around the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Improving and developing new features for Valo Motion’s web platform
  • Working vertically on Valo Motion’s web, mobile and game ecosystem
  • Ensuring quality with unit and integration tests
  • Web development with Ruby on Rails and ReactJS
  • Web-app deployment on mobile

Skills required

  • Experience with the entire web development stack
  • Good knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript and Javascript libraries (jQuery, React, Angular)
  • HTML, CSS (SASS), SQL
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of unit/integration testing

Pluses

  • Knowledge of mobile app development
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Ionic React
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Web API development
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design
  • DevOps experience

Apply now!

Art, Design, UX

We are always looking for talent, so feel free to contact us.

Marketing

Content Manager

We are now looking for a Content Manager to join our growing marketing team. 

As Content Manager, you are responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content to achieve Valo Motion’s business goals. You are a strategic storyteller, with a strong vision for how to leverage different types of written or video content to tell effective, engaging, dynamic stories to support the company brand identity.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the business stakeholders to create an effective content marketing strategy in line with business objectives
  • Create and publish content according to quarterly plans: 
    • Website content, such as blogs, case studies, newsletters, interviews
    • Campaign content, such as landing pages or social media posts
    • Press releases
    • Sales materials
    • Customer and partner communications
  • Content distribution to organic online channels and social media platforms to increase brand awareness
  • Social media management across our social media channels
  • Prior video production experience, excellent communication skills, and can serve as interviewer or product presenter in front or off camera
  • Develop and manage the editorial calendar to ensure deadlines are met
  • Optimize website content according to SEO best practises
  • Monthly content performance analytics and reporting

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ experience in similar marketing position (internal marketing team, digital marketing agency)
  • Ability to conceive fresh and appealing ideas for new content that establishes or supports the company’s brand identity
  • Excellent writing and communications skills in English (or native)
  • You are comfortable in front of the video camera, both as an interviewer and as a product presenter
  • Experience with social media management
  • You are organized and can deliver high-quality work within agreed timelines
  • Adept at SEO best practices
  • Ability to travel

Please note this position requires also partly commuting to our offices in Lauttasaari (Helsinki). To apply, please send your CV, application letter and other information relevant to the position. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found. 

Apply now!

Sales & Projects

Technical Producer / Project Manager

We are looking for a highly organized professional Technical Producer / Project Manager to manage our development projects. Our development team works as a cohesive team with tasks split according to skill set and interest. While our products are distinct, they share a number of features and libraries. This means that some development work is common for the entire product line and some product specific. As our producer your task will be to keep track of the various projects and ensure that the internal prioritization is up to date.

Working in a relatively small and agile company you may be asked to help out with other tasks or departments as well, all depending on your particular skill set and interests.

Valo Motion offers job possibilities that allow working with larger concepts, platforms and full games. Having full control over our own product platforms and remote software deployment ensures that the games that we develop will end up to players. We provide a possibility for  challenging and inspiring work with unique products that make a difference in the world by making people active.

Valo Motion is looking for a Technical Producer / Project Manager   to join our family of enthusiasts who want to provide joy and thrill of movement to players around the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the team to deliver new games and features to our exergame platforms
  • Manage development roadmap, scheduling and budget
  • Manage weekly sprints and task prioritization
  • Improve and optimize our workflow and project management
  • Coordinate with marketing on upcoming releases
  • Coordinate with sales and support on customer requests and needs
  • Participate in recruiting new team members

Qualifications

  • Solid experience in managing agile game and software development projects
  • Experience with project management tools such as Asana
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple roles / projects simultaneously

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with Unity game engine
  • Programming experience
  • A love for sports and movement
  • Experience in the indoor entertainment or attractions industry

Apply now!

Other

Installation Project Manager

We launched our latest product ValoArena in 2022. It has received an amazing reception on the market and due to the high demand we are now looking for an Installation Project Manager to join our team.
As Installation Project Manager your main task is to manage new installations together with our partners’ project managers. Your work will partly be composed of coordination with our partners (i.e. emails and phone calls) and partly practical equipment preparation and installation. Our goal is for ValoArena to be installable by external teams, but especially in the beginning it is very important for us to attend each installation and ensure that the customer receives the best possible experience. After familiarized with ValoArena, you have an opportunity to include coordination of other Valo Motion products to your portfolio.  Valo Motion provides a possibility for challenging and inspiring work with unique products that make a difference in the world by making people active.


Responsibilities 

  • Managing upcoming installations with the stakeholders (our sales team, partners’ sales teams and project managers. and customers and their teams)
  • Traveling and leading installations on-site as needed
  • Onboarding customer staff if on-site for installation (otherwise our customer success team will handle this)
  • Managing and developing the hardware for ValoArena with our providers and partners
  • Managing and developing our manuals and other documentation for ValoArena
  • Supporting our sales team and partners as a technical expert in ValoArena

Other Potential Tasks

  • Supporting our marketing department by coordinating shipments and installations for trade shows
  • Other tasks that fit your skills and experience

Qualifications 

  • Experience with typical tools and construction equipment
  • Good working knowledge of AV products and installation
  • Good working knowledge of PC components
  • Experience with project management tools such as Asana
  • Excellent communication skills (English required, other languages a bonus)
  • Ability to handle multiple roles / projects simultaneously
  • A willingness to travel

Desirable Skills 

  • A love for sports and movement
  • Experience with global shipping
  • Experience with AV installations, stage or trade show equipment
  • Experience in the indoor entertainment or attractions industry

Please note this position requires commuting to our offices in Lauttasaari (Helsinki).

Apply now!

IT Specialist

We are looking for an experienced IT specialist, who has an excellent understanding on how computers, networks and AV equipment works, and has experience in managing business level solutions. Your main task will be to manage and maintain our fleet of IT- products in 65 countries.

We have a 24/7 customer success team who handles most of the customer contacts. You would be solving and preventing problems in our products together with that team.

We are a growing company and also need someone who can set up our internal solutions and manage them with confidence. Additionally a part of the job will be to prototype, validate and test hardware solutions for our current and future products, so experience in choosing and testing the right components and equipment for long-term use is also necessary. The job is very varied and requires a hands-on touch, so no two days will be the same.


Tasks

  • Technical specialist for customer success team
    •  Mostly not interacting with customers, but investigating and solving technical problems
    • Developing remote support tools to manage our ~1000 products in 65 countries
    • Some on-site visits may be required, mostly for local customers
    • Researching and testing components for our products
    • PC assembly and component validation
  • Maintaining and developing our internal IT infrastructure
  • RMA / Warranty management of own and customer electronics
    • Communicating with suppliers and their technical support / warranty teams

Required skills

  • Good knowledge in PC:s, network solutions and audiovisual hardware (projectors, speakers, displays etc.). You know how to assemble a PC and how to choose the correct components for different use cases.
  • Experience in troubleshooting hardware and software issues on Windows based computers. If a computer is for example not booting up successfully, you know how to investigate the issue and analyze the findings to determine what the cause for the failure was.
  • Setting up and managing Windows business/enterprise solutions, such as employee PC:s, accounts and the company’s internal network solutions
  • Administration of company network infrastructure, tools and equipment (printers, WiFi network, computer peripherals etc.)
  • Administration of company software licenses, user accounts, and access privileges
  • Confidence to work hands-on with IT-equipment and tools (such as assembling and building prototype setups of upcoming products for testing)
  • Stress-testing potential future hardware setups
  • Fluent in English

Skills/experience we consider useful but not required 

  • Experience in component and electronics sourcing and vendor management
  • Remote deployment of images to PC:s
  • RMA system management
  • Previous experience in working at a game company

Other

  • As the work is very hands-on, please be prepared to work at the HQ at Lauttasaari most of the time (remote work is of course possible when your tasks allow it)

Apply now!