Our studio is crafting the future of King games! We are championing innovation and exploring new territories both in casual space and mid- core.
King New Games is looking for a passionate gameplay developer to help explore and forge exciting gameplay experiences to captivate our audiences.
Your role within our Kingdom
You will be working in the game team on one of our new titles, hand in hand with our creative team, trying to find that next innovative spark.
Work closely with your team, both creatives and developers.
Able to architect, design and deliver features, foundations and tools for Unity games, reaching high quality for a lasting game.
Be that extra eye on coordinating the technical quality of the project and be the driver for improvements and innovation.
Leading other developers helping them grow in their role and competence.
Collaborate with other counterparts both within and outside of the game studio, to both share and gain knowledge.
Be part of the creative journey, actively contribute to the creative process, and then complete it
Skills to create thrills
You are passionate about programming and have a sense of quality and polish. As a developer you are also analytical and genuinely interested in the tech you work with, wanting to build an excellent tech foundation for games.
We want you to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and to be a strong collaborator, able to work in a fast paced, demanding, yet fun and professional environment.
You are very skilled in game development, being part of multiple game projects before. Preferably experienced in Unity and C#, but the experience of other game engines is good.
You have experience of other languages such as C++, Python or Java.
You like to work with tech and architect solutions.
You are an excellent teammate who likes to discuss solutions and ideas as a group.
You are able to lead other developers.
You are keen to grow and develop yourself.
King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.
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!
Applications need to be in English.
London, United Kingdom
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.