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Senior Level Designer - Candy Crush Saga

London 018

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Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Candy Crush Saga is one of the biggest games in the world, entertaining millions of players every day, and we are looking for people who are as excited as we are about making it even bigger and better. Working in a talented cross- functional team, you will play a key role in the development and delivery of new and exciting experiences for our players.

 We’re looking for a Senior Level Designer to deliver world- leading mobile games. If you want to contribute to creating an amazing experience for millions of players to enjoy on the go then this is the right job for you!

As part of Candy Crush Saga team, you will lead a team of Level Designers supporting one of our largest franchises and play a key part in creating well- balanced, consistent and thrilling levels based on the game’s rules as well as support the delivery of the game’s core vision.

Ultimately, you will ensure our content is fun to play!

 

Your role within our Kingdom

  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of level designers

  • Set the standard for your team in terms of level creation, quality assessment, and best practices as you create, assess, rebalance and tune new and existing levels.

  • Lead your team in continuously improving workflow and process efficiency.

  • Be the go- to expert for any questions around level design, like how much content to release, what balancing strategy makes the most sense for your title, what decisions should be taken based on your understanding and analysis of the data, and what actions are needed to ensure that the game continues to be competitive in a rapidly changing industry.

  • Work closely with our leads, developers, creatives and data scientists to shape new features and contribute to creative discussions.

  • Have the ability to blend creativity with methodical testing and balancing.

  • Remain up- to- date with Level Design literature and best practices to continue contributing to our Level Design expertise.

 

Skills to create thrills

 

  • Must have prior experience managing or mentoring level designers.

  • Experience and/or knowledge of level design processes for casual games

  • You have a great passion for games, understand the casual market and know how to think out of the box. And, of course, you’ll need to know what makes a good game.

  • You know how to support others in their growth trajectory.

  • Experience working within a game production team and/or knowledge of game production best practices

  • Effective communication skills

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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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