Senior C++ Developer - Live Games

Last updated 2 hours ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

We are looking for a Senior C++Game Developer to drive innovation and collaboration across & within our live game teams. You will work across multiple teams to facilitate both architectural decisions and hands-on development to support smaller feature teams based on rolling needs. You should have a broad range of knowledge and be able to context switch easily to provide active support across the whole team. The ability to see the project as a whole is crucial as you monitor the development in real-time to determine how we should support and assist the rest of the development team.

Your Role Within Our Kingdom

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.

Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Design, architect, test and implement game features

  • Take an active part in game creation, innovation and game industry R&D

  • Maintain, innovate and optimize new and existing game features

  • Deliver high quality and well-structured code

  • Share knowledge

  • Line manage and coach other Developers

Skills to Create Thrills

You are a programmer that enjoys an array of challenges, and strive to deliver great products and technology. You are curious and a fast learner, and are excited to contribute to live games with a massive user base.

  • Excellent C++ knowledge

  • Experienced with game development, ideally a live game.

  • Ability to work closely with cross-discipline teams to understand their needs

  • High sense of quality and polish

  • Ability to develop on multiple platforms: Windows and OSX with Linux backends

  • Working knowledge of a secondary programming language(s)

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

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.