Senior Engine Developer (C++ for mobile)


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Job Description

We are looking for a senior engine developer that takes pride in creating the very best bite-sized entertainment for millions of users.
Your role within our great Kingdom
With us you’ll get to work at the forefront of the casual social gaming business, in a growing, energized and fun environment. At King, you’re always smack in the middle of the game development, contributing with not only your crafted programming skills but also with your passion for games and how to build them.
We are looking for an engine developer to work with our "Fiction Factory" engine, used in games reaching hundreds of millions of users. The role involves communication with the internal game teams and making sure our architecture can handle their current and future needs gracefully.
As a developer you have an interest in understanding the whole tech stack, you have good analytical capabilities, you write well-structured code and are comfortable working on complicated code base. We work in an agile and iterative Scrum process with continuous releases to the live environment so you will see the impact of your work almost immediately. You are passionate about system development, new technologies, the internet and games in particular.
Take technical responsibility for the product:

Architect, design, implement and test engine features
  • Maintain and optimize new and existing engine features
  • Produce high quality and well-structured code

Skills to create thrills

  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • Professional game development experience
  • Happy to work in an agile development environment
  • Works effectively in teams, both local and geographically distributed
  • Excellent communicator in English

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience from AAA/Console development
  • Experience in game engine development
  • Experience in working with memory / performance critical applications
  • Experience with tools development
  • Experience from embedded, concurrent or high performance systems
  • Experience with Android or iOS development
We’re champions of creativity!

We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and 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!

About King


  • Entertainment

  • Privately Held

  •  London, United Kingdom

  • 1001-5000 employees

  • 2003

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games.

We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. Our franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch. We have 340 million average monthly unique users, as of second quarter 2015, across web, social and mobile platforms. 

At King, we design games with a broad appeal, which allow people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesized entertainment. 

King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Seattle, along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.

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