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Level Designer - 6 Months FTC | Farm Heroes Saga

London 018

Craft:

Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Do you want to create the world’s best mobile games with hundreds of millions monthly active users? Have you got big ideas and the passion to make them happen?

 

We’re looking for a Level Designer to join us.

We are looking for a Level design to join Farm Heroes Saga, a team where you can experiment, go beyond the obvious and take the lead. Break the rules, make the rules – do whatever it takes to make unforgettable games. 

As part of Farm Heroes Saga, you will have the opportunity to not only work on a game with more than 5 million daily active users with more than 5000 levels, but you will also be able to join a really diverse team that work hard and have fun even harder. 

Farm Heroes is part of the Portfolio Games team so you will also get to work with our extremely talented and creative game makers that work across our most exciting games, Pet Rescue, Bubble Witch 3, Candy Crush Friends & Candy Crush Jelly.

This opportunity will connect you with Level Designers working on all our 5 titles and you will come together to tackle challenges specific to the craft of Level Design.

 

Your role within our Kingdom

  • You will work on a game that is 8 years old and is still growing strong.

  • As part of a level design team, you will deliver great level experiences suited for the audience of Farm Heroes Saga.

  • Autonomously create, assess, rebalance and tune new and existing levels, when needed, to follow the content strategy.

  • Have the ability to blend creativity with methodical testing and balancing.

  • Understand and analyze data to be able to react quickly in a rapidly changing industry.

  • Be able to clearly communicate around your designs and decisions.

  • Contribute to creative discussions.

  • Remain up- to- date with Level Design literature and best practices to continue contributing to Portfolio Games Level Design expertise.

  • Make proposals to improve our processes, tools, features.

Skills to create thrills

  • You have a great passion for games, understand the casual market and know how to think out of the box. And, of course, you understand what makes a good game.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills 

  • Experience and/or knowledge of level design for casual games, be it individual levels or collection of them (solid understanding of game balancing and pacing).

  • Experience working within a Live Game production team and/or knowledge of game production best practices

    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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