(Wel)come to Hamburg!
Hamburg is one of Europe's biggest games industry hotspots - and one of the most livable cities. Skilled games professionals are in high demand at 190+ games related companies in the city.
Whether you want to know more about Hamburg and its games industry or already plan relocating to Hamburg - we compiled useful information for you:
► Why Hamburg is the perfect place to advance your career in games
► Tips: How to quickly feel at home and settle in Hamburg
► Further helpful links and resources
Hamburg - the place to advance your career in games
A vibrant games industry, attractive job opportunities, a rich cultural life and a green, safe city. Sounds just like the right place to take your next career steps?
Starting out in Hamburg
You already decided to take on a job at a local game company and move to Hamburg? Great!
► Here's some info that will help you settle in, organize your new life in Hamburg, and connect to the local games scene!
Helpful links and resources
Get in touch:
You'd like to get to know more about Hamburg and its games industry first-hand?
- Join the Gamecity Hamburg Discord (connect with 1000+ devs from Hamburg and beyond)
Also, we from Gamecity Hamburg, the city's location initiative promoting and connecting the games industry, also always have an open ear for you:
- Contact the Gamecity Team (or find your contact for specific questions here)
- Gamecity Hamburg Newsletter (news from Hamburg's games industry delivered to your inbox hot from the press)
Find job openings in Hamburg's games industry:
- Games Jobs Germany (type "Hamburg" in the field "Arbeitsort")
- Games Career (search for "Hamburg")
- Find Hamburg-based companies in our company index
Official guides and resources for expats coming to Germany:
- Make it in Germany (guide/tips for skilled professionals, maintained by Germany's federal government)
- Handbook Germany (practical tips for navigating your move to Germany)
- Hamburg Welcome Portal (Hamburg-specific info and contact points, maintained by the City of Hamburg)
Getting to know Hamburg's games industry:
- Gamecity Online Hub (explore the city and the industry in your browser)
- Gamecity Company Index (browse 190+ companies from Hamburg)
- Gamecity Treff (casual networking meetup with 200+ attendees from Hamburg's games industry)
- Hamburg Indie Treff (quarterly meet-up with fellow devs in person)
- Overview over the German games industry as a whole (summarized by the industry association "game")
Photos used on this page:
- Intro section: "Lichterherz auf der Elbphilharmonie", © Mediaserver Hamburg / https://www.instagram.com/sascha_b_hamburg/
- Section The place to advance your career: Mediaserver Hamburg / Christian Brandes
- Section Starting out in Hamurg: Unsplash / Patrick Rosenkranz