Hello and welcome to the Kwalee Podcast, where myself, Matthew Barter, the Ambassador and Content Manager at Kwalee, will sit down with industry leaders to unravel the stories behind successful games. In this episode, I am joined by Simon Platt, our Head of Development. With over 12 years in the games arena and a track record of steering dev teams through the creation of 150 titles, including chart-toppers on the Apple App Store and Google Play, Simon brings a wealth of experience.
Our Vice President of Marketing, Harry Lang, sits down with us to talk about all things marketing, and even his fantasy pet of choice…
Today, we have the pleasure of introducing Harry Lang, the Vice President of Marketing at Kwalee. With responsibilities from user acquisition for Hybrid Casual games on mobile platforms to leading the teams for PC Console marketing, Harry brings a wealth of experience to the marketing team at Kwalee. Join us as he shares his best advice and reveals his fantasy pet of choice.
Creative work is at the heart of what we do as a games developer and publisher. Every fortnight, we have Creative Wednesdays, an event across all our locations worldwide where we play games and share updates with our teams.
Our video editor Adam Willis sits down with us to talk about his favourite projects here at Kwalee. Our company is made up of a diverse bunch of people, and we’re growing all the time! To provide some insight into the multitude of individuals and roles that go into releasing chart-topping games, we’re pulling back the curtain and focusing on the people who make it all happen.
Our marketing artist Carla Evans sits down with us to talk about travel, teleportation, and the creative process!
We’re excited to announce that Adrian Garton has officially joined the Kwalee family as our new VP of HR! A veteran with over 25 years of talent experience, Adrian brings his vast knowledge of organisational management to build upon Kwalee’s robust, open culture.
Sometimes, there’s a real fear about joining a games company among people in the games industry. In some studios the norm is to work well beyond reasonable hours to deliver projects against a demanding schedule. Some people have even chosen to quit their dream careers 4-5 years later because of it. And it’s unfortunately one of the most common company mistakes.
Kwalee is made up of a diverse bunch of people, and we’re growing all the time! To provide some insight into the multitude of individuals and roles that go into releasing chart-topping games, we’re pulling back the curtain and focusing on the people that make it all happen. Go ahead and explore the full People Make Kwalee archive.
This time, we’re sitting down with Emma, our hard-working Office Manager for the UK office!
What do you do at Kwalee?
If you’ve ever read a blog post one of our team members has written, attended a conference where one of us has spoken at or even simply scanned our website to see what we’re all about, you’ll no doubt have come across the phrase ‘Creative Wednesdays’.
We refer to them a lot since they’re a fundamental part of what we do at Kwalee, but in the past we have been less effective at explaining what they are — and why we are so passionate about them — to those outside our walls. We want to correct that. So, let’s start right at the beginning.
It’s International Women’s Day! For this People Make Kwalee entry, we brought together a few of Kwalee’s brilliant women, from various departments and across all three of our global studios, to talk a bit about how they came across the games industry and what they love about it.
Who knows – it might inspire you to start your journey in the gamedev business. Their words are a reminder that there’s no single route into this industry, so it might be closer than you realise.
Here’s what we got to know after sitting down with them for a chat.