For the first year, Big Viking Games had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Canadian HR Awards hosted in Toronto at the Liberty Grand Complex! We were honoured to be nominated and recognized for The Cotton Candy Award (Best Reward and Recognition Strategy) as well as The Beyond Boardrooms Award which nominated our Human Resource Manager, Ana Ivanic as the HR Rising Star of the Year. Read More
Thank you to everyone who came out to TechFest hosted by TechVibes Wednesday night and visited our booth! We hope everyone had their fair share of cookies, Viking hats, and some great chats with our ten Vikings who came out for the evening. Read More
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Marketing Intern at Big Viking Games? Well, it’s no secret that Vikings are talented, smart, and awesome individuals and when it comes to finding our interns, we expect no less!
Eva joined Big Viking Games in May of this year and was our very first Marketing Intern to join the Horde. Eva is now back to school for the Fall, but will still be with us during the school year on a part time basis! In just a few short months, she tackled a wide range of projects and was not only a pleasure to work with but also really showed us she had what it took to become a Viking! Read more about her experience here: Read More
In 2008, during the Facebook social games craze, Greg Thomson (CPO and co-founder of Big Viking Games) decided to sell his game, YoVille (now YoWorld) to Zynga. At that point, YoWorld was generating more than 100,000 new installs every single day with virtually zero dollars spent on marketing. Read More
Home to the vast majority of our Vikings and for good reason – London, Ontario is definitely a great place to live and grow a business! We wanted to know why the 11th largest city in Canada is such a great place, so we asked a bunch of our Viking’s why they picked London (aside from the awesome reason of being classified as a Viking, of course) over any other town and these were some of the top reasons: Read More
We are extremely excited to announce our selection as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2015! This is our second year winning the award and goes to show that all the hard work is definitely paying off! Read More
Our CEO, Albert Lai had the opportunity to sit down with Patrick O’Rourke of the Financial Post for an in-depth interview of why he chose Ontario as the home for Big Viking Games. Read More
Big Viking Games is extremely proud to announce that we have been placed seventh out of 50 companies as a Best Workplace in Canada!
We are grateful to have won this award and could not have done so without the amazing people we work with each and every day! Thank you for the continuous recognition and support!
Here’s our official press release on winning the award: Read More
On March 10th, Jason C. decided to let his fellow Viking employees cut off all his hair (all 24 inches of it!) for the Canadian Cancer Society! Of course we had to get this monumental moment on film which is exactly what we did. Here’s a little bit of background information:
Big Viking Games is extremely proud to announce that we have been named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2015 by The Globe and Mail for the second year in a row!
We are very excited and extremely grateful to be granted this award, and are proud of being acknowledged for all the hard work that every Viking has put in to build an amazing work culture. Thank you to every person who has supported us since day one — we would not be here without you! Here’s to many more!