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Principal Game Designer

London 018


Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Job Description:

We are looking for a game designer expert  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 vision for a segment of the game and work with the team to translate it into fun and high performing features.

  • Work closely with the Product Director, improving core gameplay, meta and economy and shaping the future of Pet Rescue Saga. 

  • Mentor, guide and help level up a team of talented game designers to deliver great results.

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

  • Set a high quality standard for game design within the team by integrating industry best practices and being up to date with market trends.

  • Deliver clear, concise & easy to digest design specs.

  • Identify and solve for challenges met through the production cycle. 

Skills to create thrills

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

  • Extensive F2P feature design, meta and monetisation experience.

  • Experience leading diverse teams and being a champion for inclusion.

  • Enthusiasm for solving problems and finding new opportunities.

  • Adept at both big picture and detail- oriented thinking.

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

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

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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