Juha Vainio




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Executive Producer of the Control franchise at Remedy
Game Production and Leadership Professional

As the Executive Producer ("CEO") of the Control franchise, I own, supervise, and am accountable for all Control-related undertakings at Remedy, including strategy, development, and PnL.

Currently heading e.g. two new major game productions within the Control franchise, codenamed "Condor" and "Heron":
Condor: 4-player co-op multiplayer FPS PvE game set in the world of Control
Heron: Bigger game in the Control franchise

We have shipped Control (a AAA 3rd-person supernatural action-adventure game), and two paid expansions, on PS4, XBox One, Epic Game Store (PC), Steam (PC), GOG (PC), Amazon Luna, Nintendo Switch (Cloud Version), PS5, XBox Series X|S, and Google Stadia.

Control has won over 80 awards, out of which over 20 are Game Of The Year awards.

About

Executive Producer of the Control franchise / Remedy
12/2017 - present

Board Member, Operative Lead, Treasurer / IGDA Finland
11/2016 - 12/2018

CEO, Founder, Executive Producer / Epic Owl
12/2014 - 11/2018

Head of UX/UI in Games and Gaming Machines / Veikkaus
9/2016 - 12/2017

Product Lead, EP, Senior Producer / Rovio
9/2012 - 12/2014

R&D Manager, Project Manager, Tech Lead / Nokia
6/2005 - 6/2012

Senior SW Engineer / Teleca, Geracap, VDSL Systems, Stonesoft
5/2000 - 5/2005

Master of Science (Technology), Computer Science / Helsinki University of Technology
5/2001

Links
My frequently featured Gamasutra.com blog
Me pitching Epic Owl at Slush 2015 (video)

My interview in Talouselämä (in Finnish)
My interview in Nordic Game Bits
My interview in Good News from Finland

Remedy Entertainment Plc
CONTROL


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