Calling all Game Developers! We’re hiring

Are you a skilled Game Developer, but need more Klang in your life? Then you could be the one that we’re after…

Things are getting crazy (crazy in a good way) here at the Klang HQ in Berlin. We’re approaching the launch of ReRunners, and we’re super excited about partnering with Tilting Point, who will be working their publishing magic on the game.  

But, it’s always good to have as many hands available to get our wacky ideas into the game, which is why we’re hiring!

You may have already seen this vacancy via our Jobs page, but if you haven't, we’re after an amazingly talented Game Developer that has vast Unity3D experience. You must have experience in mobile development with a HUGE passion for gaming, especially for mobile gaming! Plus, it’s super important that you’re based in Berlin (or on your way to Berlin), as we need someone who can start right away.

Why should you want to work at Klang?

Well, we’re super cool and friendly people. I promise. We also like to have fun and create things that we think are amazing – see here. We also have some significant backing, including London Venture Partners (early investors in Supercell) - see here. Most importantly, we’re very passionate about what we do! 

So, could you be the next Klanger? Contact us if you think so!

The Gaming Industry’s Money-Maker

Industry Guru and General Partner of London Venture Partners (LVP) Paul Heydon has recently published an interesting blog post about how Europe is the best place to invest in games, and holds the most valuable developers over the past three years. While we object to being bias (Paul is a good friend and LVP is an investor of ours), we have to agree with him.

Paul claims that there has been $33.8 billion of value created globally over the past three years across the game sector from Acquisitions or Initial Public Offerings. A whopping 50 percent (or close to) of this value was created by games companies in Europe, notably from Softbank's acquisition of Supercell, Zynga's acquisition of NaturalMotion, and Microsoft's purchase of Mojang.

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Money and statistics aside, we couldn’t be happier being based in Europe, Berlin specifically. Not that we’re against living somewhere else, in fact, a bunch of the Klang Gang have lived and worked outside of Europe. We can’t speak for the whole continent of Europe; it’s a bold move to do so! But Berlin is great for us. It has a thriving game scene, a reasonable cost of living, and a network of inspiring people.

We're a part of the London Venture Partners family!

Big news from the Klang camp: we are now officially a part of the London Venture Partners family! We’re super happy to have LVP join our other awesome investors on this adventure.

And, wowzer! It’s really humbling to have the backing of the leading VC in games. One who has previously invested in a bunch of forward-thinking studios, such as PlayRaven, Winko Games, and Supercell.

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We’re now off to celebrate this mind-blowing achievement…

You can read the official press release in full here, as well as our interview with Venturewire.