Lead UX Designer - Candy Crush Soda Saga
Craft:UX & UI
Do you want to design and impact millions of players? Bring innovation to the core gameplay of the game?
We are looking for a proactive Lead UX Designer with proven leadership experience to bring the player- centric methodologies to the core of the game, the gameplay!
Your role within our Kingdom
As part of Candy Crush Soda Saga, you will lead the next gameplay innovation players will experience in the game. Reporting to the Director of User Experience, ensuring the process is player- centric and inclusive.
Collaborating with User Researchers, UI Designers, Game Designers, Developers, Producers, Data Scientists and business units. Take ownership for mentoring other UX Designers in the team.
Communicate appropriately with your team and customers and form relationships to have a healthy team.
Consider our players in every part of the design process and advocate for them. Design for everybody; your designs are inclusive and consider all types of players' abilities.
Provide clear documentation to your team that drives a straightforward implementation of the features.
Understand qualitative and quantitative data and use them to build informed design decisions that positively impact the player experience and business.
Gameplay Innovation - Pair with Game Designers to bring new gameplay mechanics to the game. Work with Producers to align the features' roadmap.
Spearhead UX design, Stemmed from your experience in Interaction Design and Information Architecture.
Skills to create thrills:
- Experience leading UX in a team and mentoring other designers.
- Good understanding of the product development cycle in an agile environment.
- Great prototyping skills.
- Analytical thinking to solve problems.
- Work autonomously
- F2P mobile game development experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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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