Lead UI Designer | Candy Crush Saga
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Craft:UX & UI
Can you take our players on a journey? Do you want to create the world's best mobile games? We need UI talent to help us level up. You'll drive our team forward to deliver experiences that delight players across the world.
Your Role Within our Kingdom
We are looking for an experienced UI Designer to lead various UI initiatives for Candy. You’ll share best practices of efficient work with UI designers, UX Designers, Game Designers, User Researchers, Developers, Game Artists and Technical Artists. You have the willingness and ability to manage people, to grow their skills, and coach them in their career development. With your positive attitude and natural ability to work with people, you will support the creation of high quality deliverables that strike a harmonious balance between player and business needs in designing effectively and optimising user interface systems.
You will support production of Candy features and champion UI initiatives, working closely with the UI designers, producers and art leadership to help bring up the product end result to the next level. With your passion for player centric design, you will mentor your team members to make their designs even more user friendly and accessible.
As a member of the Candy team you’ll participate in a cross-location collaboration. We believe your communication and organisation skills will help you to champion our cooperation on features and information exchange among the teams.
Skills to Create Thrills
You have experience in UI design for mobile games
You have strong leadership skills with experience in mentoring/line management
You are eager to manage others and bring their talent to the next level
You have a well-developed sense of visual aesthetics
You are great at articulating design decisions
Great understanding of how to produce appealing UI in style within the available time frame and resources
You are adaptable to change and able to convey it to the team
You are structured and champion documentation to secure your work and knowledge sharing
Experience in user testing and player validation
Experience working in an agile project environment
Please apply in English. A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.
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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