Small team,
big impact.

Creating something great with just a few

The most important part of the Lotum DNA is our star team; their many qualifications shine as brightly as their personalities. Every day, we feel that there is greater success and pleasure in boosting this excellence than there is in merely increasing the size of the team. In our small, agile teams, we create products that fascinate millions of people every day – this is our motivation.

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Freedom and

We enjoy tremendous freedom and work exclusively on our own games. Each team uses the technologies and work methods it considers most useful. As a self-financed and profitable company, we do not have to consider the interests of investors or banks – just those of our users. This means that each and every one of us takes responsibility for our own development, for our products and for the company itself.

Agility in action

We are learning – every day and at all levels. A lean and test-driven approach is deeply rooted in our DNA. We evaluate new features based on prototypes and A/B testing. We are not afraid to make mistakes or try out new technologies and markets.

Open feedback culture

We have a clear feedback culture that has grown over the years. In addition to holding dedicated sessions like retrospectives, one-on-one meetings and Feedback Fridays, we have succeeded in making feedback a direct, immediate part of our everyday work. We drew quite a lot of inspiration from Radical Candor, a concept created by Kim Scott. During a live lecture, the top manager worked with us to examine why honest criticism and genuine interest in the person you are talking to need not be mutually exclusive.

Education at all levels

We aim to make learning fun with our products by helping people build their vocabulary, knowledge and capacity for abstract thinking. And that’s not all: we see learning as a key element of our DNA. It is the cornerstone of our teams’ excellence.

So it’s only logical that at Lotum, there’s no limit to learning – in terms of either content or budget. Everyone can decide for themselves how to acquire new knowledge and share it with others. There is a huge range of options, so your thirst for knowledge will certainly be satisfied:

Whether on the regularly scheduled Personal Growth Day or on flexible research days, everyone can learn on their own or in a team and take time to pursue personal or professional growth.

At Lotum, we benefit from first-class access to education: a privilege that we are aware of and that motivates us as a company to contribute to the education of others.

Since 2020, we have been one of the largest German supporters of Wikipedia every year.