Senior Frontend Developer | Shared Tech
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Craft:Technology & Development
We’re looking for a Frontend developer with a passion for development and new technology.
Your role within our great Kingdom
If you want to create amazing user experiences using the latest frontend technologies, 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, 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 extremely important. We work in small, collaborative Agile teams 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.
The role can be based in Barcelona, Stockholm, Berlin, or London.
Skills to create thrills
As a frontend developer looking for the next step in your career, you are:
Be up to date with new technologies and frameworks.
Used to ES6+.
Focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term.
Structured and analytical.
A comfortable people person, able to make non-technical users feel at ease
Able to see a user experience from the user's point of view, and craft UIs to make their lives easier.
Knowledgeable about web protocols, application servers and web servers.
Striving to be the best in your area of expertise, no compromises.
A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies
Motivated by challenges and new opportunities.
Strong knowledge in Unit Testing
A team player that likes to discuss solutions and ideas.
Fluent in English.
Tasty bonus skills
As a frontend developer you are:
Knowledge of ES7+ and TypeScript
Used to CSS preprocessors (SASS, LESS, CSS modules)
Experienced working with frontend build tools like Webpack, NPM scripts.
Like to play and enjoy any of our games.
We’re knights of creativity
We believe that great games are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with and instant feedback from the player community, enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That's how we stay creative. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and knights of creativity.
Want to join our Kingdom?
If you are interested, please apply! Applications must be in English.
The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.
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.
Discover King at careers.king.com