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Lead UI Designer - Live Games

V4P FEB19 168B

Job Description

Can you take our players on a journey? Do you want to create the world's best mobile games? We need UI talent to help us level up. You'll drive our team forward to deliver unforgettable experiences that delight players across the world.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced and talented UI Designer with people manager experience. You’ll work closely with UI designers, UX Designers, Game Designers, User Researchers, Developers, Game Artists and Technical Artists to create high quality deliverables that strike a harmonious balance between player and business needs. Collaborating with internal stakeholders and Art Leadership you will continuously work on improving ways of working, optimising user interface systems and new player- centric features for Candy Crush. As Lead UI you will manage a team of talented UI designers and your focus will be split 50/50 working with product and people. You will report into our Craft Director

You will be contribute to setting the strategic framework and champion UI initiatives, working closely with the Art Director to help bring up the UI design of the game to the next level. Together with Craft Lead you will support in continuing quality improvement for people management initiatives.

As a member of our Stockholm team you’ll participate in cross- location collaboration. We believe your communication and organisation skills will help you to champion our cooperation on features and information exchange with the Berlin team.

Please apply in English. A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

Skills to Create Thrills

  • You are a natural leader and genuine interest in people

  • You have great people management skills

  • You have genuine interest in mentor others and bring their talent to the next level

  • You have experience in UI design for mobile games

  • You have a well- developed sense of visual aesthetics

  • You are great at articulate design decisions

  • You are confident in analysing design specs

  • You have good knowledge of technical constraints and assets optimisation

  • You can apply interaction and communication design to your work

  • You mitigate risk in project planning. Great understanding of how to produce appealing UI in style within the available time frame and resources

  • You have good communication and organizational skills

  • You are structured and champion documentation to secure your work

  • You are proactive and reliable team player

A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

Bonus Points

  • Experience working on UI style guides

  • Skills in animation, motion design and special effects

  • Experience working in an agile project environment

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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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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V4P FEB19 168B


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