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Senior Game Designer - Candy Crush Saga

London 018

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Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Are you a F2P Designer passionate about creating new and exciting reward systems for the No.1 casual game in the mobile market? Do you enjoy hands- on designing and testing creative solutions backed by player research and live data? 

We are looking for a Senior Game Designer to join our team, to take ownership of new player experiences and rewards within Candy Crush Saga! 

Your role within the Kingdom

  • Collaborate with product managers to identify and address problems and opportunities 

  • Drive the design & discovery process for strategic bets related to new player rewards 

  • Actively seek and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to generate insights on player behaviour & motivations

  • Own the design process for features end to end, from ideation to post launch iterations

  • Deliver clear, concise, and thorough specifications to cross functional teams responsible for implementing these features.

  • Identify and solve for challenges met through the production cycle, ensuring design decisions are clearly communicated to the team.

  • Integrate features effectively with the existing game ecosystem

  • Support in analyzing feature performance and take ownership to identify improvements and communicate learnings to the team

  • Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices specifically in casual mobile space and share learnings with teams

Skills to create thrills

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Keen eye for identifying problems, driving innovation and finding new opportunities

  • Extensive F2P feature design and monetisation experience

  • Experience working closely with Economy Designers to create and balance new rewards

  • An great understanding of design principles and player psychology

  • Understanding and application of Data driven design 

  • Track record of designing high performing features for live games

  • Bonus points for experience in the casual puzzle genre

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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