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Game Developer -NetEase Games Won 2022 ATD BEST Talent & Development Award

Studio wins big in the “Talent and Development” category at a prestigious event.

NetEase Games was honored with another ATD (Talent Development Association), being one of the winners of the BEST 2022 Award for Talent & Development, in recognition of our work in learning and training our employees.

NetEase Games is proud to announce that it is one of the winners of the 2022 BEST Talent and Development Award, alongside other well-known Fortune 500 companies, such as IBM, Walmart and Sony. NetEase Games has become the first technology company in China to receive this prize since this prize was created nineteen years ago.

The Talent Development Association recognized NetEase Game’s Superior hiring practices and support for current employees

The ATD is a professional organization that helps companies around the world to support the development of their employees. NetEase Games has already been recognized as a global expert in organizational learning and demonstrating best practice in talent development, being a three-time winner of the ATD Awards. NetEase Games constantly evolves the work based on industry best practices by providing professional training to our staff.

The BEST award is given to companies that demonstrate their ability to adapt and learn in all aspects of talent development at all levels. It’s about organizations maximizing the potential of their employees by investing in talent development and performance initiatives.

NetEase Games Talent Initiatives Aim to Build Skills and Encourage Growth

NetEase Games is a market leader in employee training and provides all the necessary resources to help them use their skills in developing and promoting high quality games. NetEase offer programs, sessions, a platform and more to help their employees progress in their careers.

NetEase Games hires talented people from all over the world. In order to help developers from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds to work better together, NetEase talent team organizes cultural events among employees to raise intercultural awareness and offers language courses for those who work in intercultural teams.

NetEase also promote the professional growth of employees through its knowledge sharing platform and the Yi course. Knowledge sharing between departments is essential, as it helps to speed up the development process by giving everyone involved a better understanding of every aspect of production. NetEase Games uses its knowledge management platform to ensure that employees have the resources to gather the information they need at all times, and can find and connect with colleagues who can help them solve challenges at work. The company annually rewards those who share articles with the most likes and views on the platform.

Yi course is another of by NetEase efforts to help its employees understand different aspects of the entertainment industry, how to communicate across departments, functions, culture and receive updates on new market trends. It is through the Yi course that the company keeps abreast of the latest trends and development of the pan-entertainment industry, acquires screenwriting skills and KOL creation experience, understands Apple and Google technology, and captures other creative and technical trends.

NetEase Also striving to grow its youngest employees, NetEase Games organizes special “mini projects” for new graduates, where individuals from different disciplines are brought together and given six weeks to develop a demo. If the demo is greenlit, it will be incubated internally to flourish. Some by NetEase the most successful games come from Mini-project.

NetEase Games’ talent initiatives also extend externally. The company works closely with top universities and shares industry knowledge on courses related to game development.

About NetEase Games

NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999), developing and operating some of the most popular mobile and PC games on the market, including China and Japan. As one of the world’s largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the world and developing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world-class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders, including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a subsidiary of Microsoft) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, visit

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