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Unity Performance Engineer - New Games

London 164

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Unity Performance Engineer to join a game team in Stockholm.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

Work as part of a sub- team within a game team where you will collaborate with artists & designers in creating an amazing game. You will challenge and refine our way of working with internal technology. As a developer you have an interest in understanding the whole tech stack, you have good analytical capabilities, you write well- structured high- performance code, are comfortable working with a complicated code- base and have a great sense of what is performant and scalable. We work in agile sprints using an iterative approach, so you see the impact of your work almost immediately.


Deliver high quality/high performance and well- structured code

Design, architect and implement workflow tools and game supporting features

Be a role model with solid coding skills, an innovative mindset, and the ability to inspire those around you

Be proactive, drive own initiatives and spread knowledge

Skills to Create Thrills

  • Passionate about game creation

  • Extensive software development experience

  • Excelling in performance characterization, knowledge of performance analysis methodologies

  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Passion for squeezing every ounce of performance out of the software

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Unity’s DOTS architecture

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Bonus Points

  • Proficient using Data Oriented Design patterns with extensive low level architectural knowledge

  • Professional experience with Android or iOS development

  • Experience building plugins and libraries for Unity

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 Heros

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.

Dream Bigger

It's an exciting time to join King. We're challenging ourselves to dream bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. Together we’ll create new experiences that raise the bar. Through creativity and innovation, we'll redefine the world of games again and again.

King will provide relocation and visa support where necessary.

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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Relocation Guide

Here at King, we know moving to another country is a life changing decision.

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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Technology & Development @ King

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Technology & Development

We create unforgettable games that are loved by hundreds of millions of players around the world. Every day we experiment, prototype and challenge the norms.

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