As a sixteen-year-old going on seventeen who hadn’t the first clue as to what gaming was about, you could say that when I first signed up to spend four weeks of my life at Gametize (a local startup that specializes in gamification), I was overwhelmed. Mainly, it was because a part of me immediately related…Read more Confessions of a Gametize Intern: The truth about gamification
With a heavy heart, the Gametize team bids farewell to our first official Gametize Ninja Cat, Maki (named after our lovable Ninja mascot). He is now placed in a loving, forever home after spending 3 amazing weeks within the comfy confines of the Gametize office. How it all began... He was found abandoned by Keith…Read more Maki, the Ninja Cat says goodbye to Gametize…
After a long hiatus, we are resuming our MVP series to feature our teammates. To kick things off again, we’re going to start with the latest full-time addition to our ninja family, Shiqin. As Gametize’s first ‘Gametize Coach’, Shiqin focuses on coaching clients and Gametize users alike in the ways of the platform. She is…Read more MVP of the week: The super yummy GUMMY NINJA!
Two weeks ago, Gametize opened its door to its youngest ninjas ever – two secondary three students (15-year-olds) from Regent Secondary School. Zhen Yuan and Wei Jian joined us on a job attachment program at school, and were all set to be part of the team for a good two weeks. The objectives of the program…Read more Youngest Ninjas Ever
Where my inked people at? Holler at me! I said, holler at me! Oh. Sorry. I can’t hear you guys hollering at me over all my aunts and uncles going, “You’re going to regret that” and “You’re never gonna get a job with that” and “You know it’s permanent, right?”. Surely, at some point in…Read more Tattoo or Taboo? 4 Reasons Why Employers Shouldn’t Care
Christopher was part of our tech team, acting as a software developer in his time here, working on Gametize’s platform and rule engines. However, Christopher did not limit himself to just that, and he did offer insight on creative design work as well. Curious as to what a working environment and life in a…Read more MVP OF THE WEEK 2015: ARE YOU SEEING TWO? IT’S JUST OUR… DOPPLEGANGER NINJA!
Bendexter first came to know Gametize as a user and a backend admin of our platform. And, he first met our Keith as a client. Gametize and Keith both charmed him, and half-a-year later, Bendexter was working with Gametize again, this time not as a user, but as a developer. During his time with Gametize,…Read more MVP of the Week: Try keeping up with… Our Samba Ninja!
Guangwen was with Gametize on a 14-week-long internship, and was part of the business operations team. He proved to be a highly-capable individual and, just on his second day, he was already tasked with creating mock-ups for business pitches. In his time with Gametize, Guangwen accomplished a myriad of things: keeping the office clean and…Read more MVP OF THE WEEK: SUPER-AWESOME AND SUPER-BLUR… SOTONG NINJA!
“Oh my god, you’re so lucky!” is the usual response I receive when I’m asked what my working hours are like. If you’re wondering what they are, the official office hours for us here at Gametize is 10:30am to 7:30pm. To be honest, I had my doubts about such strange working hours when I first…Read more In bed after 11pm, outta bed after 8am, makes your life awesome, fun, and grand!
If you visit the Gametize office, the one name you’ll hear being repeated more than any other is probably “Shan Shan”! Being Gametize’s creative director and also being a project manager, Shan Shan has all the answers, and she knows all the in-and-out’s of almost all the projects. Shan Shan hails from a Communication and…Read more MVP OF THE WEEK: CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT HER… OUR DO-IT-ALL NINJA