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Lead UI Designer - Live Games

V4P FEB19 168B

Job Description

Join our Sugar Rush - we are revamping the classic game and have some very Sweet and exciting plans ahead!

We are looking for an experienced and talented Lead UI Designer to lead the visual UI style revamp of the game. Candy Crush is after 7 years still one of the world’s most successful mobile games, the Divine work you do will be seen and enjoyed by hundreds of millions of players.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced and talented Lead UI Designer to lead the visual UI style revamp of the game. Candy Crush is after 7 years still one of the world’s most successful mobile games, the Divine work you do will be seen and enjoyed by hundreds of millions of players.

Together with the Art Director and Lead Artists you will drive the new Visual Vision forward. You know what Delicious design looks like and confidently coach your team towards excellence. A big game like Candy Crush has many stakeholders and as spokesperson for UI you will always have a close collaboration with producers, designers, artists, developers, business performance, player insight and of course marketing and brand.

Skills to Create Thrills

  • Your portfolio shows your interest and experience of creating and directing high quality UI for casual games or similar mobile apps

  • You can help create and drive a visual vision with an excellent eye for both composition and details

  • You have knowledge of best practices and how to communicate complex information efficiently and intuitively

  • You can quickly do concepts and/or mock- ups to communicate your ideas

  • You have experience in creating and sharing best practises, moodboards, colour schemes, style guides and other necessary documentation

  • You have strong communication and organizational skills, you like project planning and have an understanding of how to produce appealing UI in style within the available time frame

  • You are very interested in player behaviour and player experience and utilize player research to help inform design choices

  • You see change as an opportunity not a threat

  • You have the willingness and ability to lead and inspire others, to grow their skills, adhere to established styles and push boundaries

A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimization and implementation

  • Skills in animation and special effects

  • Knowledge of, and an interest in free- to- play best- practices

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.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you’re from, it’s all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

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.

King in Stockholm

“Go and watch the sunset at Skinnarviksberget, it’s the best secret beauty spot in the city.”

This is where it all began. From our Stockholm studio we first embarked on the Candy Crush Saga and the rest is Nordic folklore…

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That’s why we’ve gathered everything essential in this easy-to-read-guide. This way you can enjoy your time fully when you get here – like hiking and eating raw herring.

 

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UX & UI @ King

V4P FEB19 168B

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