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Lead UI Designer - Candy Crush Saga

V4P FEB19 168B

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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 experiences that delight players across the world.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced UI Designer to lead various UI initiatives for Candy. You’ll share best practices of efficient work with UI designers, UX Designers, Game Designers, User Researchers, Developers, Game Artists and Technical Artists. You have the willingness and ability to manage people, to grow their skills, and coach them in their career development. With your positive attitude and natural ability to work with people, you will support the creation of high quality deliverables that strike a harmonious balance between player and business needs in designing effectively and optimising user interface systems. 

You will support production of Candy features and champion UI initiatives, working closely with the UI designers, producers and art leadership to help bring up the product end result to the next level. With your passion for player centric design, you will mentor your team members to make their designs even more user friendly and accessible.

As a member of the Candy team you’ll participate in a 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 have experience in UI design for mobile games

  • You have a well- developed sense of visual aesthetics

  • You are great at articulating design decisions

  • You are confident in analysing design specs 

  • You have knowledge of technical constraints and assets optimisation

  • You can apply interaction and communication design to your work

  • Great understanding of how to produce appealing UI in style within the available time frame and resources

  • You have strong leadership skills 

  • You are eager to manage others and bring their talent to the next level

  • You are adaptable to change and able to convey it to the team

  • You are structured and champion documentation to secure your work and knowledge sharing

Bonus Points

  • Experience in line management

  • Experience in user testing and player validation

  • Experience working in an agile project environment

 

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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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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