Shanghai, 18 January 2023 – Virtuos, a leading global video game development company, today announced its inclusion in the Best Workplaces™ in Greater China 2022 list by Great Place to Work®. Virtuos was selected for its outstanding performance in building an inclusive workplace with a high-trust culture and for its contribution to society and the environment. Other notable winners include NVIDIA, Accenture, and Walmart.
Virtuos’ Best Workplaces™ in Greater China 2022 Trophy
Over 250 companies from a wide range of industries including technology, healthcare, and retail across Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan participated in the Great Place to Work® Trust Index and Culture Audit survey, which assesses employees’ perceptions of leadership, organizational culture, and trust in the selection of the list. Out of which, 92 companies were awarded Best Workplaces™ in Greater China 2022.
“Considering the tough times and difficult challenges that organizations and their leadership lived together with their employees due to COVID restrictions, being able to keep a great working culture, innovative teams and profitable business is a great accomplishment…It is clear that leadership everywhere was confronted with seriously tough situations where trust played a key role in overcoming so many complications,” shared Great Place to Work® at the announcement of its list.
At Virtuos, over two-thirds of employees participated in the anonymous 2022 Trust Index survey. The company received high ratings in the five dimensions of credibility, respect, fairness, camaraderie, and pride, as well as an 86% employee satisfaction rate on its workplace environment, leadership, and welfare benefits.
“We are honored to receive this award. This is a testament to Virtuos’ core values of excellence, trust, and positivity, as well as a recognition of our efforts over the years,” said Minny Abels, Global Human Resources Director. She added, “At Virtuos, we believe that a caring and inclusive workplace where the true needs of our employees are heard enables our employees to feel respected and cared for, and can inspire them to break through and achieve personal growth. Moving forward, we will continue to uphold our people-first belief – providing continuous care and training for our talent to build an extraordinary team and create even better games.”
Wang Wei Wei, GM of Virtuos Shanghai said, “Virtuos has always been committed to creating a workplace that cares for and encourages the development of our employees. Not only can employees receive structured training and promotion at different stages of their personal development, they also have the opportunity to work in their preferred studios, projects, and teams. We also emphasize providing a fair and flexible environment for our female employees, ensuring everyone’s well-being as they realize their potential in an inclusive and diverse environment.”
Tian Li, Regional Director of Virtuos Chengdu and Xi’an said, “Excellence is part of Virtuos’ corporate culture, ingrained in our DNA. The recognition by Great Place to Work® proved that our long-term efforts are on the right track. I’m extremely proud of what we’ve achieved – my team will take this milestone as a motivation. We will continue to listen and improve so our employees can feel positive and trusted, and achieve excellence at Virtuos.
Kyle Ji, GM of Virtuos Xi’an said, “Being recognized as one of the best workplaces in Greater China proves that our long-term practice of excellence, trust, and positivity is seeing results. Virtuos’ diversity and inclusiveness have left a strong impression on me. We have always been committed to creating a platform where every game talent and enthusiast can realize their value, as well as providing a comfortable and open working environment for everyone to thrive.”
Virtuos has continued to grow steadily as a leading global video game development company in the past year. In the face of challenges brought on by the pandemic, Virtuos was able to swiftly implement remote work to ensure the safety and health of its employees, as well as drive business and headcount growth in Greater China. At the same time, Virtuos has further promoted diversity in the workplace by providing equal opportunities and resources for continuous learning and development to inspire new capabilities and creativity. The boost in team morale and innovation helped to accelerate its business development globally, laying a solid foundation for Virtuos to create quality games with its clients and partners.
Founded in 2004, Virtuos is a leading global video game development company headquartered in Singapore with studios across Asia, Europe, and North America. With over 3,500 full-time professionals, Virtuos specializes in game development and art production for AAA consoles, PC, and mobile titles, enabling its partners to generate additional revenues and achieve greater operational efficiency.
For over a decade, Virtuos has successfully delivered high-quality content for more than 2,000 projects and its clients include 18 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide. More information at www.virtuosgames.com.
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About the Best Workplaces in Greater China List
Since 2012, Great Place to Work® has identified the top organisations that create great workplaces in Greater China in which they operate through the publication of the Best Workplaces™ in Greater China list.
The objective of publishing the list is to acknowledge organisations and Great Workplaces from diverse industries and sizes that deliver and establish a great culture among the colleagues and associates, so as to sustain and enhance the competitive edge of the region.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 13 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and the World’s Best lists published annually in Fortune. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.