C++ Developer, Game Economy in Barcelona

King

Workplace
Onsite
Hours
Full-Time
Internship
No
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Job Description

King operates mobile games at a massive scale. With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes our code runs on hundreds of millions of devices across the world.

Your role within our Kingdom

We are looking for a talented person with a degree in Computer Science or similar to join our team. The SDK we work on is written in C++ for all the major platforms (iOS, Android and JavaScript/HTML5). Tasks within the team vary greatly but include:

  • Developing the SDK supporting the games developed at King

  • Designing and implementing client side aspects of the features we support

  • Collaborating with game teams to enable the features they want to build

  • Working closely with King’s internal Java server frameworks

  • Maintaining and improving our existing code base

As a new member of the team we offer a unique opportunity to be involved hands on and learn as you go. The wide responsibilities of the team give a wide array of challenges to conquer and King offers many opportunities for training and personal development.

Skills to create thrills

  • A degree in Computer Science or similar

  • Wide experience programming in C++

  • Experience programing network connectivity

  • Interest in building reusable flexible APIs and libraries

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Experience working with mobile devices (Objective C & Android)

Bonus points

  • Confidence working with Java and server side code

  • Knowledge in Lua, C, C# Unity

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

 

About King

  • Games

  • Privately Held

  •  London, United Kingdom

  • 1001-5000 employees

  • 2003

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games.

We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. Our franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch. We have 340 million average monthly unique users, as of second quarter 2015, across web, social and mobile platforms. 

At King, we design games with a broad appeal, which allow people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesized entertainment. 



King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Seattle, along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.


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