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Agile Coach

London 018

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Location: London/Berlin/Stockholm/Malmo/Barcelona 

We are looking for a talented Agile Coach to join one of our game teams. As Agile Coach, your mission is to enable us to become the leading star of agile game development. We work to create and improve on social casual games that entertain millions of players and it’s up to the teams to create, design, architect and build high- quality, fun games - your role is to facilitate this, and to contribute your input to delivering one of the world’s largest mobile games to our extensive player base. 

Your role will be to drive continuous improvements and team dynamics, ensuring the teams run efficiently and at a sustainable pace. You will help to identify bottlenecks and focus on supporting our leaders and teams to deliver with high throughput, high quality and high engagement. You really care about people, know how to motivate them, and have the ability to empower them to deliver in our high performing environment.

Your role within our Kingdom

  • Support the team create the most exciting, fun and profitable game

  • Partner with the Head of Game and support teams understand the game priorities and desired outcomes, how it translates to goals, and you seek to qualify or quantify the results in useful ways.

  • Lead impactful initiatives that improves ways of working, production processes and drives efficiencies 

  • Share Agile practices to create and maintain a sustainable Agile culture/mindset within the broader game team

  • Drive continuous improvement activities and enable the team to look for efficiencies, shift their mindset and evolve the way they operate as individuals, (in teams and as leads)

  • Facilitate learning through workshops, meetings, offsites, etc.

  • Collaborate with the Agile community within the organization to share & create ideas and best practices

  • Encourage healthy, open, and positive communications and feedback culture

  • Coach group dynamics and collaboration

  • Work with Head of Game and HR to find solutions on conflict resolution, change management and team engagement and development 

Skills to create thrills

  • Extensive experience as an Agile practitioner working from principles and context to help teams create and evolve effective new practices.

  • Extensive experience as an Agile Coach “meeting people and teams where they are” to generate powerful new insights about their effectiveness and self- sustain a culture of improvement. 

  • Solid facilitation skills with the ability to work across diverse perspectives and goals to create shared understanding and action

  • Experience coaching teams 

  • Experience of successfully delivering continuous improvement initiatives as well as sharing learnings with through an organization

  • Great communication skills and the ability to challenge as required

  • Knowledgeable of Lean principles and Mindset in product development

  • Previous experience as a product owner or developer (desirable)

  • Good understanding of the game/product development process

  • Passionate about creating a great place to work for everyone around you.


 

We’re champions of creativity!

We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run.

That's how we stay creative. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and champions of creativity!

Want to join our Kingdom?

Please send us your CV by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button. All applications must be in English.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes and heroines. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.

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 need to be in English.
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