UX Director - Candy Crush Saga
Your role within our Kingdom
We are looking for a highly experienced Game UX Director for our #1 mobile game Candy Crush Saga. You will join our team where your mission is to lead the UX team, collaborate with game leadership, and above all elevate the UX of CCS. As a Game UX Director who coaches large teams towards excellence, you will have unwavering focus on the product, deep UX craft expertise, and the ability to drive the product’s UX vision forward in both a highly strategic and tactical way. Ensuring that sound qualitative and quantitative data is being incorporated into decision- making processes, you’ll collaborate closely with UX Researchers. You’ll work with CCS design leads to bring design processes to new heights and represent the voice of our players across the entire game team. In addition to mentoring and guiding the UX and UI designers on the team to ensure the highest- quality deliverables, you’ll also contribute hands- on UX design work when necessary. As the fiercest advocate for UX on Candy Crush, you’ll have a close collaboration with producers, game designers, developers, business performance, UX labs, player insights, and marketing to collectively solve problems and delight our players.
Skills to create Thrills
In the role of UX Director, you will be able to demonstrate the following set of skills:
You can create, evolve and execute on a vision and have an excellent eye for what world- leading games look like.
With creativity and a true passion for games, you bring years of relevant UX design work, leadership, and collaborative experiences from the casual mobile games industry.
You understand what a great design team looks like and can lead them to excel, ensuring that assignments are appropriately matched to UX designers’ skill sets and strengths.
"Players first" is your motto, and you continuously help the games teams to learn more about our player's behaviors and experiences.
You love diving in to provide hands- on design work when needed.
You can work with very large teams and juggle multiple feature development projects at once.
You deeply value UX Research and understand how to work with the UX Labs to get the most value out of qualitative research regardless of time constraints.
You have a proven track record of directing high quality, complex UI art and animation, including gameplay assets, from concept to in- game.
You bring in- depth experience in defining and applying appropriate user- centered design processes and methodologies, depending on project needs.
You display meticulous attention to detail and creative thinking in terms of elevating the quality and efficiency surrounding style guides, design documentation, pattern libraries, etc.
Your communication skills are excellent - you can make anyone understand the value of a great user experience, regardless of their background.
You have very strong organizational skills - you feel at home with project planning.
You evangelize UX across the entire Candy Crush team, proactively and continuously assessing the game’s needs and driving initiatives.
You have knowledge of technical constraints, optimizations and the implementation of content.
Experience in working in an agile project environment
Expertise in working with large, multinational teams
Let's deliver the best
There's never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and can see a world of possibilities ahead. At King we play as a team, helping each other have impact on a massive scale. A shared love for our craft and our players means that together we'll delight billions of people, and redefine the world of games again and again.
Making the world playful
When it comes to interactive mobile entertainment, we're pretty proud to be number one. We bring moments of magic to hundreds of millions everyday through games like Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga. 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.
Want to join our Kingdom?
You can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com. And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us.
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