You've been logged out of GDC Vault since the maximum users allowed for this account has been reached. To access Members Only content on GDC Vault, please log out of GDC Vault from the computer which last accessed this account.

Click here to find out about GDC Vault Membership options for more users.


The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Independence and Responsibility: How Supercell's Culture Made 'Brawl Stars' Possible
Speaker(s): Frank Keienburg
Company Name(s): Supercell
Track / Format: Production & Team Management

Did you know free users get access to 30% of content from the last 2 years?

Get your team full access to the most up to date GDC content

Overview: Known for its inverted-pyramid org structure and small, independent game teams, Supercell's unique culture is often credited for enabling the phenomenal success of the company's games. This talk lifts the curtain on that oft-discussed philosophy, as two members of the Brawl Stars team discuss what it actually means to hold all the decision-making power, including navigating internal pushback, shifting team roles and the challenges involved in staying true to Supercell's culture of independence.

GDC 2019

Frank Keienburg


free content

Production & Team Management