Senior C++ Game Developer
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.
We are looking for a motivated developer who thrives exploring new ideas and who will help his team to drive their features forward.
Your role within the Kingdom
Our programmers are at the heart of our game development, they come from diverse backgrounds but they are all passionate about games, working closely with the rest of the team.
As part of the development team, you will enjoy a creative, challenging, and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise.
In addition to your day-to-day programming tasks you will also help manage a small team of developers. You’ll need to care for the professional development of your peers and their well-being.
Some bite-sized bullet points of the job description are:
- Design, architect, implement and optimize new and existing game features.
- Manage a small group of developers, with a focus on mentoring.
- Help with roadmaps, timelines, estimations and priorities.
- Take an active part in game creation.
- Share knowledge.
- Skills to create thrills
You are genuinely excited about making games - whether you have done so professionally already or are looking to join the industry! 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.
- Previous experience managing small teams.
- Deep knowledge of C++.
- Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks.
- Passion for software development.
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 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 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 needs to be in English.