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Welcome to Northern Stars studio!

Northern Stars is a mobile game development studio in Helsinki, Finland where the top mobile game companies are located. We are an in-house studio of Pixel United, a top 5 mobile game publisher in Tier 1 countries.

Our world-class team is working on the new genre-defining Hybrid Casual game products to deliver the most exciting daily digital habits for our audience.

We are always looking for great talents joining our teams and happy to chat with you.

Pixel United in numbers

Top games
global studios allover the world with
Top 5
mobile game publisher
in western market

As other Pixel United studios deliver industry leading game products and live services – our ambition is to deliver globally successful mobile games.

“We are here to create and make global star games”

Our vision is scale-up mindset, and we are bringing best from both worlds. We are supported by big company with advantage of great marketing, UA and central tech. We target hybrid casual games and eventually dominate the hybrid casual games market. We know why we want to there and what we want to deliver to make another big hit in our portfolio.

We build studio cornerstones first and concentrate. The most important value is the culture of the team and studio. The team is our star, we have built world class team in short period and aiming to grow bigger. Our number 1 studio culture is trust. Trust your colleagues, trust your capability and the players will trust our products and us.

We listen,
We communicate,
We deliver.


Jussi Lassila
Technical Director

Bruno Malta
Art Director

Simo Sinenko
Concept Artist

Jesse Honkanen
Game Designer

Juuso Huttunen
Lead Engineer

Kari Kuvaja
Lead Engineer

Minjae Kim
Senior Product Marketing Manager

Riku Heino
Senior Games Designer

Thuy Nguyen
People & Culture Business Partner

Mikko Saarela
Server Lead

Praveen Sharma
Product Manager

Jarkko Jämsä
3D Animator

Eren Ozel
Senior 3D Artist

Fedor Grintsov
Senior UI/UX Artist

Antti Nikander
co-General Manager

Minu Lee
co-General Manager

Besa Istrefi
Associate Producer

Ari Talja
Tech Lead

Maxim Shnyrev
QA Lead

Hannu Maksimainen
Senior Client Engineer

Chris Aylott
Senior Game Designer

Semyon Leshchenia
Community Manager

Siddharth Verma
Senior Game Engineer

Nirnay Sharma
Senior Full Stack Developer


Northern Stars Studio have the talent, vision and passion. We offer you amazing working place in the vibrant location with great view overlooking amazing Helsinki city.

Join the journey with us if you think you are right for the following roles.


Northern Stars Studio
Itämerentori 2, 13th floor
00100 Helsinki
044 2230 415