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Build Engineer - New Games Foundations

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Our studio is creating the future of King games! We are championing innovation and exploring new territories in mid- core. 

New Games Foundations is part of Unity@King, which focuses on supporting game teams using the Unity3D engine.

We help teams with technical challenges to let them deliver their products quicker,  taking the result and making this available to all other game teams. We work closely with many departments to ensure our teams have the support they need, such as Shared Tech and Central Art. 

Your role within our Kingdom

Work as part of the New Games, supporting teams in both Barcelona and Stockholm alike. You will be working with various game teams and help them create their pipelines for our games.

  • Work closely not only with your team, but also with the shared teams, collaborating to create the best solutions possible

  • Lead the things you create

  • Deliver high quality

  • Design, architect, and implement solutions from start to finish

  • Share knowledge with the Studio and King as a whole

Skills to create thrills

You are passionate about programming, build engineering, and also have a sense of quality and polish. As a developer you are also analytical and genuinely interested in understanding the tech you work with. 

We want you to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and to be a strong team player, able to work in a fast paced, demanding, yet fun and professional environment.

  • You are a teammate who likes to discuss solutions and ideas

  • You are keen to grow and develop yourself

  • Experience in scripting languages like Python and Groovy

  • Experience using build technologies such as CMake and Gradle

  • Comfortable using UNIX environments

  • Experience with Unity and C# is a plus, but not required

  • Have worked with Jenkins or other CI systems for build and automation

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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