Game Design, Media Studies, Research, Entrepreneurship, Advertising, Psychology. We deliberately draw from all disciplines to fuel our innovations.

Our partners are highly experienced and usually spread all over the world in various areas of industries or arts.

We come from diverse cultural spaces and together speak multiple languages. We celebrate differences but share the same values and, sometimes, the same sense of humour.

Plus we're fun to be around.

konstantin

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

I spent 10 years researching the impact of games on players at universities like MIT. I have also created different prototypes made to subvert common play experiences and toy with games as expressive tools.

What do you love to play?

I love to play work. I have a playful approach to problems, where I can explore new territories, develop strategies and try them out. Outside of work, Escape Rooms offer an ideal space for play - limited time, social and immersive discovery.

ROLES

At Playful Solutions I play the Opportunity Seeker, Future & Strategy Designer and the Legal Lizard. I also play the role of Talk Designer and I am Project Partner in diverse projects.

lena

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

I bring my entrepreneurial spirit, my experience design and facilitation skills and my head of inspiration to Playful Solutions. I’m a generalist who has worked many jobs in different industries and my curiosity and interest in people and organizations, as well as my love for stories and fantasy fuel me in my work for Playful Solutions.

What do you love to play?

I want to be touched or inspired by games. I like smaller, experimental games that let me explore and experience different topics, but I also love games that have a certain beauty and magic to them.

ROLES

I am managing partner of Playful Solutions, however I am currently on leave.

ioana

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

Into Playful Solutions I bring my background in brand communication and advertising. I like planning, multi-tasking and managing resources, but I also love creating stories and giving them a voice.

What do you love to play?

My play choice is quite broad and the more social a game is, the better. I like group activities and board games, with a fondness for role-playing. On the go, I like tricky puzzles and beautifully designed mobile games. I also play (and watch) tennis.

ROLES

My roles in Playful Solutions are Communication Agent, Workflow Wizard and Insights Discoverer, as well as Project Director and Project Partner for various of our ongoing projects.

georg

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

My corners of expertise encompass interactive media, game development and visual design.
I am eager to experiment with cutting edge technologies such as Virtual & Augmented reality, Machine Learning and 3D printing.

What do you love to play?

I love playing Strategy, Third Person Action and Virtual Reality games.

ROLES

At Playful Solutions I am a Game Designer & Developer, Visual Designer, Programmer and Playfulness Officer. I am currently on educational leave.

ana

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

Into Playful Solutions, I bring a background in Psychology, and a passion for understanding how people learn and develop, and how to create the right conditions for this to happen. I've been working in very diverse contexts, mostly focused in learning and development, consulting and event management.

What do you love to play?

I like games that challenge me, like small puzzle games, but also strategic board games. Since I was a teenager I've enjoyed playing adventure games, where I could learn about random topics.

ROLES

My roles at Playful Solutions are: People Person, Organisational Developer, Workshop and Experience Designer, Finance Fairy and Player Handler.

partners

martin

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

My university background is business, industrial engineering and technical management. My passion in competitive gaming fuels my drive to continually push the boundaries of gaming event formats.

What you love to play?

I’ve been playing video games since I was 6 years old. I reached the top of the ladder in multiple games such as Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, CoD, and World of Warcraft. I currently play Apex Legends.

sebastian

What do you bring into Playful Solutions?

I help Playful Solutions with knowledge and experience with managerial structures that support the company’s development: financial structures, legal structures and structures concerning staff management.

What you love to play?

My favorite game is a traditional Austrian card game called „Tarock“. It’s actually more like a game-framework that offers multiple playing options. Besides, I like creative and fun group games like Activity, Nobody’s Perfect, Cards against Humanity and so on.

network

Our network of designers, developers and creatives spans the world. In order to reach the best results in our playful solutions, we partner with renowned institutions like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as world-known players, brilliant game designers, innovative AR or VR techies, talented artists, puzzle geeks or escape room builders.

work with us

Do you have a playful project in mind but don’t know where to start? Or do you simply want to meet us and see how we can work together towards a playful solution? Don’t wait any longer and get in touch!