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We are Hiring!

After recently announcing our company launch, the team at Social First is growing quickly and we are on the lookout for talented individuals to join the team. 

We are a veteran team with years of experience in building cross-platform social MMO games together and in different companies. We promote healthy work-life balance, safe and inclusive culture, professional development, transparent communication and low hierarchy. We are remote-first and based in Helsinki, Finland - The gaming capital of the world.

“At Social First, we create cross-platform, social multiplayer & MMO games that will keep players and their friends engaged for years to come” says CEO Kim Soares. “This is a really exciting time to join the team and we’re looking forward to finding passionate professionals who are ready to make an impact in the games industry and help us create awesome social experiences for our audiences”. 

At Social First, we value inclusivity, autonomy and a crunch-free lifestyle. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, we offer six weeks of annual paid vacation from the start as well as a remote-first hybrid model for those who want it. 

Image: Social First office, Helsinki, Finland

We are currently looking to fill positions in Art, Design and Programming. Head to our jobs page to find out more. 

About Social First

Social First is a  team of accomplished game developers who have formed an independent studio based in Helsinki, Finland. CEO Kim Soares and President Mikko Kähärä founded Social First in 2021 with the mission to create games that are social experiences, span decades and extend beyond gaming; giving players platforms to create meaningful relationships with people all across the world. The team is backed by Play Ventures and a syndicate led by Joakim Achrén. For more information on Social First and their work, please contact Sophie Riordan, PR & Communications, at For their press kit, click here.