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Hothead Games Overview

Vancouver, BC
51 to 200 employees
2006
Company - Private
Video Games
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Unknown
We love making super fun mobile games. We’re ranked in the Top 100 mobile game studios in the world with over 250 million downloads across iTunes and Google Play platforms for category leaders like Kill Shot, Kill Shot Bravo and the Big Win Sports Series.

Mission: We want to be the best. Not just in Vancouver or Canada, where we started our company in 2006. We want to make the best shooter and sports game experiences on mobile. Period.

We create the concepts, develop the games, and publish them, providing our players ... Read more

Hothead Games Reviews

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    I have been working at Hothead Games full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A great company that has seen success in a growing yet competitive market.
    -Co-workers
    -life/work balance
    -transparency
    -perks (gym, benefits, snacks, lunches, ski passes, sporting events, beer kegs)
    -new projects regularly
    -able to make a difference/contribute to overall success of company

    Cons

    -growth opportunities limited in some departments
    -processes could use more structure

    Advice to Management

    -invest in new concepts, but kill under performing ones quicker
    -regularly invite feedback/new ideas from all departments (and follow-up when received)
    -build even better employee intro process

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Hothead Games Interviews

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    Product Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Hothead Games (Vancouver, BC) in April-2017.

    Interview

    3 rounds
    1st phone screen 2nd phone with director 3rd on site interview with two directors. Interview questions were well balanced.
    They held their decision making process too long.
    They asked fun questions with the actual data.

    Interview Questions

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