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Mid Level C++ Game Tech Developer | Portfolio Games


Job Description:

Want to be part of the creation of the world’s best mobile games? We’re looking for a Developer to join our tech team! You’ll be part of a team that speaks your language, taking on complex challenges - using some pretty nice tech. Our games are adored by hundreds of millions of people, and you’ll be building the systems that make them play brilliantly on any platform.

Your role within the Kingdom

If you want to create technology that enables game teams to deliver entertainment for millions of players then this is the job for you. You will have a part in solving complex technological challenges to help create and maintain a tech ecosystem that is constantly evolving and shared across many of our titles. Your work will support many games' roadmaps. As part of the development team, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Designing and implementing capabilities and tech for multiple games 

  • Taking an active part in scoping, planning, tracking and communicating progress and adjustments during development.

  • Maintaining and optimizing new and existing technologies used by games

  • Contributing high quality and well- structured code to our global code base 

  • Sharing knowledge and helping colleagues

Skills to create thrills

In our opinion, programming experience and dedication for gaming as well as the willingness to share great ideas are equally valued. Are you a passionate and creative teammate? Who you are:

  • You enjoy programming in C++

  • You have experience working in a large codebase.

  • You can create common solutions that can work for multiple teams

  • You are passionate about games

  • Possess a high sense of quality and pride in the work you deliver 

  • Capable of taking technical ownership for a product or project

  • Like exploring technologies and are able to work in an environment with complex multiple tech stacks

Bonus Points

  • Experience developing libraries and technology as services

  • Experience building tools for game development

  • Experience with Android or iOS development

  • Experience collaborating with multiple crafts and teams to execute technology changes

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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