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Senior Game Designer - Candy Crush

London 018

Craft:

Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Do you want to create the world’s best mobile games? Have you got big ideas and the skills to make them happen? We’re looking for a Senior Game Designer to join our Kingdom. You’ll crush it in a team where you can experiment, go beyond the obvious and take the lead. Break the rules, make the rules - do whatever it takes to make unforgettable games.

Your role within the Kingdom

As our new Senior Game Designer you will lead the feature design on a game with an experienced cross- discipline team.

  • Understand business and players’ needs and provide well informed decisions

  • You will identify potential features to test and make recommendations to the production team.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the player’s needs and motivations.

  • You will harness the creativity of the entire team to craft new features and obtain learnings.

Skills to create thrills:

  • Ability to conceptualise, document and develop complex systems on Core, Meta and Social layers

  • You can hold the vision for a feature from concept to release

  • You have experience with player centric design and methodologies

  • You are an effective communicator and are able to rally a multidisciplinary team behind your vision.

  • You will have a consistent record of designing impactful features and systems for live games

  • Ability to perform post release analysis, generate insights and make recommendations

  • You mentor junior designers, share knowledge and help level up the design craft

The following skills would be very helpful for the role:

  • Previous experience with ‘Match Puzzle’ games (E.g. Match- 3, Clicker, Linker, Bubble Shooter…)

  • Experience with economy and game balance

  • Strong stakeholder management

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

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 needs to be in English.
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