May - 2015 - issue > Best Startup to Work For - Mobile Games Developer

Dumadu Games: Providing the Freedom to Innovate, Fail, Learn & Grow

Rashmisree Deb
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Rashmisree Deb
"One of the factors towards learning is to fail and fail fast. We encourage our employees to learn from their mistakes; rather being afraid to admit it in fear of disciplinary action. We ensure that, an individual's role, potential and future success is not affected by failure, instead they are empowered to grow with the same and learn from their mistakes," proudly says Narasimha Reddy, Founder & CEO, Dumadu Games that encourages employees to innovate, fail, learn and grow. Incepted in 2010, Dumadu Games is a leading cross platform game development company, which creates top-notch games for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Blackberry and Mac Desktop applications. The company uses latest technologies such as Unity 3D and Cocos2d/Cocos2dx in providing quality games to the end users.

The proficient minds of Dumadu are obsessed with taking the risk of foraying into innovative opportunities and their unique blend of ethics, talent and culture has always been their key to excellence. Driven by the guiding lights of respect, trust, integrity and commitment towards creating an experience as well as product, the team of expert game designers & developers, and analysts are enabled to breathe success through the positive and open ambience vested within the organization. With an employee-friendly culture, the company doesn't impose any restrictions on the work timings, but expect employees to take better decisions in the best interests of the clients and the company. The company also provides a gym where the employees can shed their stress. Employee-friendly comprehensive HR policies ensure better employee-engagement and work satisfaction. Dumadu has a custom of humming along with the gaming technological revolutions with respect to new engines, game performance, optimization and monetization that helps in catapulting innovative ideas to the next level. Apart from this, Dumadu games give great emphasis to the safety of the women employees. The company promotes open door policy where every female employee can freely approach the committee and discuss their matter directly. "The matter is dealt immediately and with all seriousness no matter what position the employee is in and no matter what the consequences are," says Narasimha.

Narasimha always believed that it is the work culture that binds the team together and therefore follows a flat hierarchy system where he do not differentiate new entrants and experienced professionals. "We promote all new employees to communicate and to be as open as possible with their peers and seniors to ensure that there is no invisible wall between them. Our company gives value to employee's potential along with performance for both fresher's and experienced. This way we don't differentiate between them as each resource is having their own roles and responsibilities," he adds. Dumadu firmly believes in team efforts rather individual contribution so that the success or failure will spread equally across all the team and they can breed excellence in their innovation. Counting several success stories to its name, Dumadu is looking forward not only to diversify into new technology and game domain, but also to be a flagship company in mobile gaming domain.

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