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Tools Developer | Portfolio Games

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

King operates mobile games at a massive scale. With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes our code runs on hundreds of millions of devices across the world. We believe that the right tools in the right hands are key to our success as a company.  


Your role within the Kingdom

If you want to boost productivity for the teams creating entertainment for millions of players to enjoy on the go then this is the right job for you. Together with your colleagues, you will have a part in creating and maintaining tools and pipelines for our mobile casual games. Being embedded within Level Design and Technical Art teams, you will work on game- changing tooling and infrastructure to enable our content creators to build features faster, easier and more reliably.

Our work never gets boring and is as diverse as our teams and players.

Responsibilities include:

  • Improving, extending, and maintaining our tool applications

  • Enabling new workflows by connecting existing tools in new ways

  • Being a part of maintaining relationships with our stakeholders

  • Handle versioning and releases of tools

  • Discover opportunities for workflow improvements


Skills to create thrills

  • Great communication and collaboration skills

  • Solid knowledge of C++

  • Solid knowledge of Python

  • Good understanding of content pipelines and how content integrates with a game

  • Understanding of build automation and continuous integration

  • Comfortable working with bigger scope tools and systems for longer periods

Added Bonus but not essential

  • Have previous experience/interest with the Rust programming language

  • Have experience with any UI frameworks like Qt or ImGUI

  • Have experience with CMake

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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