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Senior Game Designer

London 018


Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented senior game designer to join the Pet Rescue Design Team!   

Do you want to create the world’s best mobile games? Have you got big ideas and the skills to make them happen? If you want to contribute to crafting an outstanding experience for millions of players to enjoy on the go then this is the right job for you!

You’ll thrive in a team where you can experiment and go beyond the obvious. Break the rules, make the rules - do whatever it takes to make unforgettable experiences

Your role within the Kingdom

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

  • Work closely with the Product Director, helping to redefine the game’s core gameplay, meta & key improvements for the game.

  • Support in analyzing feature performance and take ownership to identify improvements 

  • Harness the creativity of the entire team to craft new features and obtain learnings

  • Deliver clear, concise & easy to digest design specs

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

  • Make sure new features integrate effectively with the existing game systems.

  • Understand business and players’ needs and provide well- informed decisions

Skills to create thrills

  • Ability to create advanced mock- ups/flows/prototypes to showcase new concepts & ideas.

  • Proven game design experience developing new features, core gameplay or meta

  • A good understanding of game design principles and player psychology.

  • Enthusiasm for solving problems and finding new opportunities.

  • Ability to synthesize feedback from team members and rapidly iterate on designs.

  • A natural curiosity and eagerness to explore new ideas. 


The following skills would be very helpful for the role but are desirable rather than essential:

  • Previous experience with ‘Match Puzzle’ games (E.g. Match- 3, Clicker, etc)

  • Experience working with Meta Features 

  • Technical skills: 

    • Good knowledge of unity or similar game engines

    • Experience using git or version control systems

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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“If there’s a cuddly panda in your life, you probably play Pet Rescue Saga. It’s our team in Malmö who you have to thank. And join?”

Our Malmo Kingdom is in the thick of it, sitting in the centre of the city’s cultural quarter. Step outside and you’ve got underground art galleries one way and breath-taking seascapes at the other. We’re opposite Central Station and just around the corner from Stortorget, the historic market square.

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