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C++ Developer - Innovation Team

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

King operates mobile games at a substantial scale. With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes our code runs on hundreds of millions of devices across the globe. 

We are looking for a dedicated C++ Developer with passion for development and with certain experience in commercial C++ products to help our team build shared modules that will be used in all our games.

Your role within the Kingdom

If you want to create amazing user experiences and entertainment for millions of players to enjoy on the go then this is the right job for you. You will be part of a highly competent team of developers in the creation of large scale systems for Player Support, Globalization, Game Studios and King in general, not only delivering high quality and well- structured code but doing so with a user’s point of view.


We know that the continued success of King depends on preserving the amazing culture we have, so ‘fit’ is very important. We work in a small, collaborative Agile team where everyone is involved in coming up with great features and ownership of the outcome is key.


We are problem solvers, constantly reviewing how and why we do things and learning from each other. We are experimental, trying out new tech and ideas and willing to take risks to drive the entire industry forward. We are sociable and fun, and we like to hang out together. We are passionate, some might even say quirky, and while we love what we do, our lives are about more than work.

Our vision is to work as a B2B organization, making sure that the platform we provide is compatible with all the different games at King.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the SDK supporting the games developed at King

  • Designing and implementing client side aspects of the features and modules we support

  • Collaborating with game teams to enable features they want to build

  • Working closely with King’s internal Java server frameworks

  • Deliver high quality and well- structured code

  • Share knowledge and help colleagues

As a new member of the team we offer a unique opportunity to be involved hands on and learn as you go. The wide responsibilities of the team give a wide array of challenges to conquer and King offers many opportunities for training and personal development.

Skills to build thrills

You have phenomenal passion for programming and are committed to quality and polish. As a developer you are also analytical and naturally curious about understanding the entire tech stack. And, of course, you’ll need to know what makes a good game and user experience.

Other skills include:

  • A degree in Computer Science or similar discipline

  • Proven experience programming in C++

  • Interest in building reusable flexible APIs and libraries

  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Experience working with mobile devices (Objective C/Swift & Android)

Bonus points

  • Previous experience in game development

  • Experience with Android or iOS development

  • Experience in working with memory / performance critical applications

  • Confidence working with Java and server side code

  • Knowledge of in Lua, C, C#, Unity

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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