The Perfect Combination

Malta offers a warm Mediterranean climate; year round sunshine, clear blue seas & vibrant nightlife. Malta is a great place to visit for sea, sun, culture, attractions and all year round events.

Most expats in Malta cite the comfortable, relaxed lifestyle as one of the main reasons for their move. Nowhere is more than 30 minutes away from wherever you are. Everything is almost always within walking distance of your office or home.

Although there are over 2,000 game development studios around the world, not all cities are created equal. Some stand clearly apart from the rest when it comes to especially game development. The difference that sets them apart are:

  • Your Career: Concentration of talent

    The normal hours of work are based on 40 hours a week. For employees, working hours are generally 8.30am to 5.30pm, although the develoopers role offers flexibility on timing.

    Working with top talent is probably the best possible way to learn and advance your career. So, working with us at VRtron can put you on the fast-track to advancing your career.

  • Cost of Living

    Housing is easy to organise, with a wide range of properties available to rent or purchase, all at competitive prices. It also helps that Malta’s cost of living remains one of the lowest in Europe, with groceries, furniture and utilities amongst the cheapest in the EU.

  • Lifestyle - The Ideal Environment

    Malta offers residents the unique opportunity to live every aspect of life to the full, with warm sunshine and sparkling seas providing an enchanting backdrop to a pleasant Mediterranean lifestyle.

    The island offers a stable, secure environment for families and young children, crime is almost nonexistent, making Malta one of the safest places in the world.

Come visit us at VRTRON for a day

Work alongside Game Developers, Artists and marketers.

Working in the video game industry is one of the most rewarding careers on the planet, but it is also extremely challenging and often requires specific skills and even personalities to be successful.

What makes VRtron different?

Our team is made of people with decades of experience in the entertainment industry, here you will find one of the best environments for professional and human development. Here’s a quick overview of just a few of VRtron unique work internment:

Games

We are passionate about games. If you are looking to work on innovative and never-seen products this is the place for you.

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Self driven

This is a truly creative “Be your own boss” environment We are looking for self-driven individuals with new ideas and a go-get it attitude.

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Malta

Malta is a beautiful heaven in-between the Mediterranean sea, blessed with mild winters and hot summers. We’ll help you out with your relocation and for non-EU residents in getting your VISA.

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VRtron’s Working Environment

Games are meant to entertain and provide players with fun, which means developers are constantly challenged with discovering new and unique ways to keep the player’s attention.


VRtron’s company culture is one that embraces novel technologies, flat management, and a multicultural family-like atmosphere that set the beat for highly creative individuals to engage with projects all the way from the conceptual stage up, while they continue to nurture their knowledge and skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

Documentation from Home

Make sure you can gather up as much documentation as you can such as anything from bank statements, work references, medical records and previous lease agreements. You may find that you won’t need everything, but it’s good to be prepared.

Residence I.D Card

The resident I.D card is extremely important and simplifies a lot of for your day to day life in Malta. To apply for a residence card, you’ll first need to have your employment status confirmed by Jobsplus at their offices on St. Zachary Street in Valletta. Next you will need to visit Evans Building in Valletta where you can apply for your residence card. To apply for your residence card, you will need the following:

Forms:

Original and Copy of:

  • Your Passport
  • Your work contract
  • Jobsplus employment certificate
  • A tenancy agreement from Malta

(EU) As European citizen you require:

  • Your ID Card.
  • Job Contract.
  • Rent Contract.

(NON-EU)

  •         Copy of the Application for single-work permit letter. View Example.
  •         Copy of the bio info passport page
  •         Job Contract.
  •         Rent Contract and Rental declaration.
Social Security Number

Applying for a Social Security Number is essential part of becoming a working resident in Malta and can take the next step towards applying for a residence card. You can do it online but first, you are required to have a Maltese ID number.

Bank Account

Setting up a bank account becomes a lot easier once you’ve received your residency card. There are several banks, both national and international, to choose from so do your research on each before you pick one. Most banks will require your ID, a letter of reference from a bank or your employer and a minimum deposit into your account to set it up. An another alternative is using Revolut.  

Revolut is a secure, mobile-based current account that allows you to hold, exchange and transfer without fees in 24 different currencies. Revolut solves a lot of banking problems that some foreigners likely to experience in Malta. The biggest being:

  • instant balance updates
  • transparent mobile app
  • free cash withdrawals
  • great exchange rates
  • spending analytics
  • help with saving
  • great budgeting tools
Getting Around

Consider registering a “Talinja Card“. This is the Maltese public transport card and it will allow you to ride public buses at a significantly reduced rate. The money that you have there is not reset each month and it saves you a lot of money in the long run.

Healthcare and Medical Treatment

Malta has one of the best health services in the world and all EU nationals resident in Malta are eligible to receive free medical treatment at government-funded hospitals and clinics

Of course, you won’t have these luxuries when you first arrive so it’s best to apply for the European Health Insurance card before you leave for Malta. This card is available to all EU citizens and you can easily apply for it online. What’s more, the card is free of charge so it won’t cost you a single cent.

In addition to the public health service Malta has several private hospitals located around the island.