Ex-Zynga Producer Joins Bigpoint Team in Hamburg


Hamburg, July 1, 2014 - Bigpoint, a leading online game developer and publisher, recently welcomed Varun Nagendra on board. As the new producer of Farmerama, he is in charge of leading the farm simulation game’s live operations. The Farmerama team works on updates which include exciting new features and engaging events.  

The former producer from Zynga is originally from India. In his previous position, he led the live production of major games such as Farmville, CastleVille, Bubble Safari as well as Empires and Allies.

“I’m extremely pleased to join the incredibly talented team at Bigpoint”, says Varun Nagendra, Producer of Farmerama. “I’m really happy in Hamburg and I appreciate the open-minded atmosphere in the company. Bigpoint enables complete creative freedom for all its game teams. Farmerama is an outstanding game with an extremely passionate and active community. This gives us a great opportunity to develop the game further and provide entertaining content to our users.”

“We are happy to welcome Varun. His experience in live operations and free-to-play games will be valued. He also completes a truly diverse and international team in our Hamburg office in Germany”, says Nina Müller, Director of Live Games at Bigpoint.





About Bigpoint

Bigpoint is a leading online game developer and publisher worldwide. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, Bigpoint designs high-quality games for all gamer segments published on bigpoint.com, as well as by more than 1,000 international distribution partners and media companies.

Employees from 35 countries use state-of-the-art technology to transform the industry with innovative gaming concepts, while setting international standards to fulfill the expectations of more than 340 million gamers in over 200 countries.

Every one of the 40 online games in Bigpoint´s portfolio is free-to-play and includes a customized micropayment system for each game to allow users to make micro payments to speed up their game progression.

Many of the titles have won various international prizes and audience awards, such as the MMO of the Year 2013 for Rising Cities and the Best Browser MMORPG 2012 for Drakensang Online.

In addition to its headquarters in Hamburg, Bigpoint holds a development hub in Berlin and maintains a presence throughout Europe and in the USA for distribution purposes.

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