How Do You Get a Job at 505 Games? What is it Like Working at 505 Games? ACR Takes a Look.
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What is 505 Games?
Founded in 2006 in Milan, Italy, 505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering quality titles for players of all ages. The company publishes games on leading console, PC, mobile, and social platforms. Product highlights include, Assetto Corsa, Portal Knights, Laser League, Memories of Mars, Control, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, Wicked the Game, and more.
The company also recently announced that it will publish the PC version of Hideo Kojima’s highly-anticipated title Death Stranding, Coming Summer 2020.
Games 505 launched its US operations in 2008. Today, with more than 100 employees, the company has partnerships with Sony, 20th Century Fox, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Paramount, and DreamWorks. 505 Games’ headquarters are in Milton Keynes, UK, and its U.S. offices are located in Los Angeles, CA. The company still has offices in Italy as well as Spain, France, Germany, and China along with a network of distribution partners in the Nordic territories and Australia.
How Do You Get a Job at 505 Games?
505 Games says:
"We LOVE innovation; games that require a different way of thinking are our favourite things, but here’s a secret, it’s REALLY hard to make good games and be innovative at the same time, it’s actually really hard to make games period, but we learn something new about the process every day and are fortunate to get to work with some very creative and talented development teams around the world."
If you are interested in joining the 505 Games team, head to the Careers Page to see the available openings.
"PS – If you’re a developer and you’re reading this and you have a super cool idea or game that you’d like to discuss with us please reach out…..we’d be happy to discuss it with you and we promise not to tell you to make it more like Call of Duty or GTA."
When this update was published, 505 Games had six job openings including Brand Community Manager (UK), Global Brand Manager (CA), Community Manager (CA), Data Analyst (CA), Product Manager (CA), and Senior Product Manager (CA).
How Much Does 505 Games Pay?
Salaries for 505 Games employees vary depending job responsibilities, skills, and education. The company does not list salaries on its website. However, to get an idea of what gaming professionals earn these days, sites such as Glassdoor, JobMonkey, and Recruiter are great resources. For example, Recruiter reports that salaries range from $70,000-$90,000 annually.
A number of websites also report earnings for 505 Games employees based on salaries reported by the people who work there. Glassdoor reports that a Director of Production at 505 Games could earn between $154,000-$167,000 annually. Paysa reports $90,600-$93,500 for Assistant Producers.
As software developers, game developers average $103,620-$114,320 annually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with high performers earning more than $161,290. Entry-level positions typically start at around $66,740.