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Milan

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Foundation Date

2013

Bending Spoons

Milan

Story

We are Bending Spoons

Bending Spoons started in 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a collaboration between five young friends with extensive expertise in business, technology, and design. Our common vision was to create a legendary tech company, one that builds products used and loved by millions of people all over the world, and is recognized as among the very best places to work on the planet. We were ready to bend spoons with our minds, if that was what it took to make it happen. Read more

Vision

We're Hackers

We're turned on by making products that are the most widely used, loved, and profitable. We believe in true knowledge and creative experimentation. We truly enjoy thinking laterally, and destroying rules and best practices, when they get in the way of innovation.

We are climbers

We believe in personal initiative and make sure every voice is heard. Tough challenges and difficult problems are exciting to us, and we see them as a means to reaching our full potential. Read more

Benefits

Be part of a tribe
Be part of a tribe
Company phone and macbook
Company phone and macbook
Free lunches
Free lunches
Remote work
Remote work
Stock options based on performance
Stock options based on performance
Bottomless tea, water, orange juice and snacks
Bottomless tea, water, orange juice and snacks

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 02-07-2019
Location: Milan

Job purpose :
Commitment & Contract

Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato).

Location

Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes. We offer substantial support for relocation, including finding an apartment in Milan and paying the rent for twelve weeks.

Compensation & Benefits

Generous, top of market, and moreover can grow very rapidly and include stock options, depending on your performance. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset.

At Bending Spoons, we’re aiming to build one of the best companies in the world. Already one of the top iOS app developers worldwide, we're going to expand our product line to include hyper-casual and casual games with the goal of creating the next hits. Therefore, we’re looking for someone with exceptional passion, creativity, analytical ability, and integrity to turn more great ideas into reality.


A few examples of your responsibilities:



  • Use your creativity and your business sensitivity to define new hyper-casual and casual concepts (or rethink existing ones), and pitch them to the team. Be ready to be constantly challenged, by your team and by the market.

  • Balance system variables and iterate on core game mechanics to make the product’s vision come true.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the players’ needs and motivations, listen to their feedback, and react accordingly. Study competitors as well as the market at large, looking for new opportunities.

  • Know your games’ numbers inside out. Constantly analyze data, test, and iterate, with a very data-driven mindset.

  • Work with game developers and artists to ensure the game turns out to be exactly as intended.

  • What We Offer

  • Huge impact. You’ll experience what it’s like to design games for one of the fastest growing mobile companies in the world. Combined with our knowledge of the mobile industry, your work will have a good chance of ending up in the hands of millions of players.
  • Independence. Together with your colleagues, you’ll be free to choose a direction for a game, test, fail, and try again.
  • Top-notch team. You’ll be immersed in a concentration of talent, expertise, and team spirit you’re unlikely to find anywhere else.
  • International reach. We’ve conquered hundreds of millions of downloads for our apps, and our users come from all over the world. We’re a global reality and your work will have global exposure.
  • What We Look For

  • Passion for hyper-casual and casual games. You love to create fun, engaging user experiences, and spend a big part of your day researching new market trends, aiming to create the next hit.
  • Creativity. You’re inventive and find inspiration everywhere.
  • Reasoning and depth of learning. You can solve most challenging problems independently, given the necessary knowledge. You learn new concepts and skills rapidly, and look to understand stuff truly in depth.
  • Precision. You’re famously accurate and pay attention to detail, on both minor and major tasks.
  • Interpersonal skills. You love working with people and can build quality relationships with everybody.
  • Relevant experience. You’ve got at least a couple of games under your belt. You know your way around the most common game development platforms such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Rationality and self-control. You like to make decisions based on facts, and you can generally keep doing that even in moments of stress or emotion.
  • Vision. You can dream big dreams and see a path to make them come true.
  • Pragmatism. Far from being too academic or obsessive in your perfectionism, you understand that, when getting things done in a competitive world, speed is often as important as quality.
  • Drive. You’re energetic, hard-working, and persevere through adversity until the job is done, and done well. You get turned on by getting results, and always aim for excellence in what you do.
  • Curiosity and initiative. You love exploring and you’re entrepreneurial in seeking out new opportunities and testing new ideas of your own accord.
  • Communication. Your communication, both written and oral, is structured and crystal clear.
  • Humility. You’re down to earth, eager to listen to people’s constructive criticism, and ready to get your hands dirty with whatever the team needs to succeed.
  • Proficiency in English. You read, write, and speak proficiently in English.
  • Vacancy opened 02-07-2019
    Location: Milan

    Job purpose :
    Commitment & Contract

    Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato).

    Location

    Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes. We offer substantial support for relocation, including finding an apartment in Milan and paying the rent for twelve weeks.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Generous, top of market, and moreover can grow very rapidly and include stock options, depending on your performance. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset.

    At Bending Spoons, we’re aiming to build one of the best companies in the world. Already one of the top iOS app developers worldwide, we're going to expand our product line to include hyper-casual and casual games with the goal of creating the next hits. Therefore, we’re looking for someone with exceptional passion, creativity, analytical ability, and integrity to turn more great ideas into reality.


    A few examples of your responsibilities:



  • Use your creativity and your business sensitivity to define new hyper-casual and casual concepts (or rethink existing ones), and pitch them to the team. Be ready to be constantly challenged, by your team and by the market.

  • Balance system variables and iterate on core game mechanics to make the product’s vision come true.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the players’ needs and motivations, listen to their feedback, and react accordingly. Study competitors as well as the market at large, looking for new opportunities.

  • Know your games’ numbers inside out. Constantly analyze data, test, and iterate, with a very data-driven mindset.

  • Work with game developers and artists to ensure the game turns out to be exactly as intended.

  • What We Offer

  • Huge impact. You’ll experience what it’s like to design games for one of the fastest growing mobile companies in the world. Combined with our knowledge of the mobile industry, your work will have a good chance of ending up in the hands of millions of players.
  • Independence. Together with your colleagues, you’ll be free to choose a direction for a game, test, fail, and try again.
  • Top-notch team. You’ll be immersed in a concentration of talent, expertise, and team spirit you’re unlikely to find anywhere else.
  • International reach. We’ve conquered hundreds of millions of downloads for our apps, and our users come from all over the world. We’re a global reality and your work will have global exposure.
  • What We Look For

  • Passion for hyper-casual and casual games. You love to create fun, engaging user experiences, and spend a big part of your day researching new market trends, aiming to create the next hit.
  • Creativity. You’re inventive and find inspiration everywhere.
  • Reasoning and depth of learning. You can solve most challenging problems independently, given the necessary knowledge. You learn new concepts and skills rapidly, and look to understand stuff truly in depth.
  • Precision. You’re famously accurate and pay attention to detail, on both minor and major tasks.
  • Interpersonal skills. You love working with people and can build quality relationships with everybody.
  • Relevant experience. You’ve got at least a couple of games under your belt. You know your way around the most common game development platforms such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Rationality and self-control. You like to make decisions based on facts, and you can generally keep doing that even in moments of stress or emotion.
  • Vision. You can dream big dreams and see a path to make them come true.
  • Pragmatism. Far from being too academic or obsessive in your perfectionism, you understand that, when getting things done in a competitive world, speed is often as important as quality.
  • Drive. You’re energetic, hard-working, and persevere through adversity until the job is done, and done well. You get turned on by getting results, and always aim for excellence in what you do.
  • Curiosity and initiative. You love exploring and you’re entrepreneurial in seeking out new opportunities and testing new ideas of your own accord.
  • Communication. Your communication, both written and oral, is structured and crystal clear.
  • Humility. You’re down to earth, eager to listen to people’s constructive criticism, and ready to get your hands dirty with whatever the team needs to succeed.
  • Proficiency in English. You read, write, and speak proficiently in English.
  • Vacancy opened 02-07-2019
    Location: Milan

    Job purpose :
    Commitment & Contract

    Hourly, temporary.

    Location

    Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes (max 20% of the time).

    Compensation & Benefits

    11.80€ per hour. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office.

    With tens of millions of active users and an ever-increasing number of active projects, complexity and workload are growing quickly at Bending Spoons. Hence, we’re looking for a young, smart, versatile, pragmatic, energetic, and proactive student to come and help us part-time by taking care of executing a wide variety of unspecialized tasks, so that our more experienced Spooners can devote more of their time to problems that require their deeper expertise.


    Expect any kind of mission, but a few examples could be:



  • Compile a database of potential hires from various sources and then identify the most interesting ones for Bending Spoons.

  • Improvise yourself detective to find contact information for app developers we’d like to do business with.

  • Following our guidelines, reply to the many users of our apps that email asking for support.

  • What We Offer

  • Unique environment. We think we’re one of the most exciting companies in Europe, and you’ll be able to experience firsthand what it's like to be one of us.
  • International vibe. Most of our users are American and our company language is English, so you’ll get to practice it a bit.
  • Flexibility and trust. You’ll be one of the team and fully trusted. No micromanagement or checking on your working hours. Just focus on doing a great job.
  • Young colleagues. We’re 28 years old on average, so as a student you won’t feel like the odd one out, and you might actually end up making new friends.
  • What We Look For

  • You’re a student. We won’t offer this job to professionals.
  • Conversational English. You read and write well and speak at a conversational level.
  • Moderate IT skills. You’re tech savvy enough to smoothly use Google Docs, Google Sheets, and run advanced searches on Google.
  • Drive. You’re energetic and persevere until the job is done, and done well.
  • Precision. You’re detail oriented and can accurately follow instructions.
  • Hands-on attitude. You’re pragmatic: you typically have good common sense for how to get things done in practice as opposed to just being a theoretician.
  • Good reasoning. You understand and learn not-too-complex tasks in a heartbeat, and carry them out independently.
  • Humility. You’re eager to help and not at all picky on what tasks you’re asked to take on.
  • Vacancy opened 18-06-2019
    Location: Milan

    Job purpose :
    Commitment & Contract

    Full-time or part-time (you choose), 6-month contract. A permanent (tempo indeterminato) position might be offered by the end of the period.

    Location

    Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Generous, top of market, and moreover can grow very rapidly and include stock options, depending on your performance. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset.

    We know our success starts with our people, and so attracting top talent is our company’s number one priority. We cherry-pick each Spooner among thousands of applicants, never compromising on our exceptionally high standards. Having extremely ambitious goals for this year, we’re looking for an eclectic recruiter who brings a balance of creativity and determination to our team.
    A few examples of your responsibilities:



  • Screen applications.

  • Pore over internal and external databases scouting for passive candidates.

  • Create mass communication campaigns to reach top-talents around Europe.

  • Come up with new, high-yield channels and initiatives for our recruiting campaigns.

  • Schedule and hold interviews, making sure each candidate is offered a positive experience, no matter the outcome.

  • What We Offer

  • 360° approach to recruiting. You’ll follow candidates from scouting to onboarding, with the opportunity of improving every step of the recruiting process.
  • Variety. You’ll be recruiting for many different roles, from business to technical ones, continuously adjusting your strategy and communication accordingly.
  • Unique environment. We think we’re one of the most exciting and fast-growing tech companies in Europe, and you’ll be able to experience firsthand what it’s like to be one of us. Nothing about Bending Spoons is conventional, and we like it this way.
  • International reach. Our audience is wildly international, and so should be our team. Our company language is English. We’re a global reality.
  • No micromanaging. Be the owner of your effort, and take responsibility for your tasks. You’ll be given all the incentives to make a real impact.
  • Hands-on learning. Learn all our tricks and best-practices guided by more experienced Spooners, and put your new skills at use from the very beginning.
  • What We Look For

  • Go-getter, resilient attitude. Once you have a goal, you are impossible to stop, charging forward to make it happen at all costs. Failure doesn’t discourage you, as you stand up after a fall, and try again, undeterred.
  • Hard-working, diligent attitude. You generously spend yourself to get done what needs to be done. When you’re assigned a task, one can always count on you carrying it out timely.
  • Precision. As a recruiter, you’re going to take care of very complex tasks and manage a large database of applicants. Extreme attention to detail is necessary.
  • Preferably, passion for the field. For you to contribute greatly to our mission, you need to be passionate about your job. Ideally, you live and breathe recruiting, and find the idea of unearthing and bringing onboard hidden talent extremely exciting.
  • Ability to relate with others. You’ll have to passionately and energetically communicate our vision, and be amicable, if you’re to win over difficult candidates. Consequently, you need to be able to connect with them. If you are not an extrovert, you must be able to act as one when needed!
  • Communication. You’ll be responsible for the correspondence with candidates, and for developing copy for our career page and job listings. For this reason, your proficiency in English and Italian is high-level, both orally and in writing.
  • Humility. You’re eager to help and not at all picky on what tasks you’re asked to take on. You’re open to feedback and truly value others’ opinions.
  • Some IT and spreadsheet skills. You’re savvy enough to smoothly use Google Docs, Google Sheets, and/or Microsoft Excel.
  • Vacancy opened 18-06-2019
    Location: Milan

    Job purpose :
    Commitment & Contract

    Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato).

    Location

    Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes. We offer substantial support for relocation, including finding an apartment in Milan and paying the rent for twelve weeks.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Generous, top of market, and with a substantial stock-option package. Moreover, it can grow rapidly, if you do great work. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset.

    At Bending Spoons, we’re aiming to build one of the greatest companies in the world. Our product line is both rapidly expanding and radically increasing in quality as we grow at the speed of light pursuing this mission. Therefore, we’re looking for someone with exceptional drive, analytical ability, creativity, and integrity to lead a team of amazingly talented designers, engineers, and marketers in charge of a portfolio of fast-growing apps with tens of millions of users and generating tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue already today.


    A few examples of your responsibilities:



  • Help define the vision, strategy, and roadmap for the products you’ll be responsible for. Do so marrying wild ambition with rationality and pragmatism, finding a good balance between making big bets and seizing low-hanging fruits.

  • Know your products’ numbers inside out. Constantly analyze data, test and iterate, with a very data-driven mindset.

  • Study direct competitors as well as the market at large, looking for new opportunities.

  • Constantly communicate with the team as well as the rest of the company in a way that’s both clear and inspiring.

  • Foster a fantastic atmosphere within the team, one that’s both charged with ambition and urgency to excel and very caring. More generally, be a paragon of our values.

  • What We Offer

  • Huge impact. You’ll run some of our best apps with full responsibility. Your work can seriously impact Bending Spoons, tens of millions of users, and even the mobile-app industry at large, in the next few years.
  • No clients, lots of trust. We have no clients to dictate what to do or micromanaging bosses to clip your wings. Together with your team, you'll be free to choose a direction, test, fail, and try again.
  • Top-notch team. You’ll be surrounded by experts, leaders, and innovators. Your team will be made up of the brightest and nicest guys you’ve ever worked with. You’ll experience what it feels like to be a visionary in a visionary organization.
  • International reach. Our users are all over the world. Our company language is English. We’re a global reality and your job will have global exposure.
  • Unique career opportunity. By joining a fast-growing company that sets out to become one of the world's greatest within the vast, booming mobile market, you get a special chance to turbo charge your learning and career.
  • What We Look For

  • Vision. You can dream big dreams and see a path to make them come true.
  • Pragmatism. Far from being too academic or obsessive in your perfectionism, you understand that, when getting things done in a competitive world, speed is often as important as quality.
  • Reasoning and depth of learning. You’re structured and creative enough to solve most challenging problems independently, given the necessary knowledge. You learn new concepts and skills rapidly, and look to understand stuff truly in depth.
  • Rationality and self-control. You like to make decisions based on facts, and you can generally keep doing that even in moments of stress or emotion.
  • Drive. You’re energetic, hard-working, and persevere through adversity until the job is done, and done well. You get turned on by getting results, and always aim for excellence in what you do.
  • Curiosity and initiative. You love exploring and you’re entrepreneurial in seeking out new opportunities and testing new ideas of your own accord.
  • Diligence, organization. You can blindly be entrusted with big responsibilities as well as coordinating the complex work of a complex team.
  • Leadership. You know how to involve and inspire others. You’re highly demanding of yourself and you’re not afraid of demanding the same level of excellence from others. You’re ready to stand your ground for what you think is right.
  • Communication. Your communication, both written and oral, is structured and crystal clear.
  • Humility. You’re down to earth, eager to listen to people’s constructive criticism, and ready to get your hands dirty with whatever the team needs to succeed.
  • Proficiency in English. You read, write, and speak proficiently in English.