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Senior C++ Developer - Catalog Games

London 164

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Want to create the world’s best mobile games? Have you got the skills to make that happen? We’re looking for a Developer to join our Kingdom. You’ll be part of a team that speak your language, tackling sophisticated challenges - using some pretty nice tech. Our games are loved by hundreds of millions of people, and you’ll be building them. As well as the engines, systems and platforms that make them play admirably on any platform.


Your role within the Kingdom

We are looking for a Senior C++ Developer  who thrives exploring new insights at the forefront of mobile game innovation, helping to deliver ground- breaking bite- sized entertainment for millions of players. You’ll be part of the Catalog Games studio, which leads a portfolio of 9 King games across multiple King locations.

Your role is key in delivering product improvements and features to reality, inside our games. Alongside a team of developers, you will be crucial in supporting the product function to assess technical complexity for feature development and building those features.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, architect, test and implement technical features

  • Share knowledge and help colleagues

  • Help with roadmaps, timelines, estimations, and priorities.

  • Improve the technical foundation of the game supporting new and existing features

  • Deliver high quality and well- structured code


Skills to create thrills:

You have a phenomenal passion for programming and are committed to quality and polish. You are genuinely passionate about making games, developing new innovative features and solutions, and game industry R&D - whether you have done so expertly already or are looking to join the industry!  As a developer, you are also analytical and interested in understanding the whole tech stack. And, of course, you’ll need to know what makes a good game.

Bonus points:

  • Experience in working with memory/performance critical applications.

  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines, jenkins, groovy.

Who you are:

  • Deep knowledge of C++

  • You are passionate about games and would love to build the next big mobile hit

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

  • Capable of taking technical ownership for a product or project

  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks · Passion for games and software development

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.

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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