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Frontend Developer, Innovation Team

London 164

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

We’re looking for a frontend developer with a passion for development and new technology.

 

Your role within our great Kingdom

 

If you want to create amazing user experiences using the latest frontend technologies, then this is the right job for you. You will be part of a highly competent team of developers in the creation of large scale systems, not only delivering high quality and well- structured code but doing so with a user’s point of view.

 

We know that the continued success of King depends on preserving the amazing culture we have, so ‘fit’ is extremely important. We work in small, collaborative Agile teams where everyone is involved in coming up with great features and ownership of the outcome is key.

 

We are problem solvers, constantly reviewing how and why we do things and learning from each other. We are experimental, trying out new tech and ideas and willing to take risks to drive the entire industry forward. We are sociable and fun, and we like to hang out together. We are passionate, some might even say quirky, and while we love what we do, our lives are about more than work.

 

Skills to create thrills

As a frontend developer looking for the next step in your career, you are:

  • Very experienced in HTML5, CSS3, Native Javascript, single page applications and web development in general.

  • Be up to date with new technologies and frameworks.

  • Used to ES6+.

  • Focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term.

  • Structured and analytical.

  • A comfortable people person, able to make non- technical users feel at ease.

  • Able to see a user experience from the user's point of view, and craft UIs to make their lives easier.

  • Knowledgeable about web protocols, application servers and web servers.

  • Striving to be the best in your area of expertise, no compromises.

  • A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies.

  • Motivated by challenges and new opportunities.

  • Strong knowledge in Unit Testing.

  • A team player that likes to discuss solutions and ideas.

  • Fluent in English.

 

Tasty bonus skills

As a frontend developer you are:

  • Have experience working with Javascript frameworks ( React, and / or Angular, Vue.js, jQuery, etc.)

  • Knowledge of ES7+ and TypeScript

  • Used to CSS preprocessors (SASS, LESS, CSS modules)

  • Experienced working with frontend build tools like Webpack, NPM scripts.

  • Like to play and enjoy any of our games.

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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