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Game Engine Developer in Barcelona


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We are looking for an experienced C++ game engine developer to join our custom cross platform mobile game engine team. Our engine and toolchain are used by hundreds of developers inside of King and are used to deliver some of the biggest games in the world. Our team is 35 strong and looking to grow with experienced developers with good customer focused mindsets.

Your role within our Kingdom

Our engine team needs an experienced C++ engine developer to work on improving and maintaining our cross platform mobile engine, editor and tool chain. You will be responsible for developing and refining new and existing features on behalf of our dozens of live production game teams. You should have a keen understanding of the challenges faced by artists, coders and designers, and create the technology that helps them to continuously deliver their projects.

Skills To Create Thrills
  • Experienced C++ developer
  • Worked on a game engine before supporting game developers
  • Knowledgeable about programming and technology in general
  • Happy to work in an agile development environment with team members
  • Knows how to produce high quality, maintainable scalable code and systems
  • Excellent communicator in English
  • Passionate about games, even better if you’ve worked as a game developer before too
  • Deliver high quality and well-structured code
  • Experience in working with memory / performance critical applications
  • A great saga needs diverse 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 craft games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all kinds of people from all types of backgrounds to bring them to life. We believe we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and new ideas in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sort of heroes. That’s why we provide equal opportunities and hire all sorts of talent.

    We’re Seriously Playful

    Officially, we are a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that takes pride in having fun. Every single day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to craft the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company, Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, then we’d love to talk with you.

    Apply now!

    You can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us. You should submit your application in English.


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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