Senior Javascript Developer


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Job Description

We’re looking for a superstar JavaScript  Developer with a passion for development and new technology.

Your role within our great Kingdom 

If you want to create amazing user experiences and entertainment for millions of players to enjoy then this is the right job for you. You will be part of a highly competent team of frontend 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 Scrum 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.
We love games, and are obsessed with creating the best player experience.


Skills to create thrills

  • Very experienced in HTML5, CSS2/3, javascript, JSP and web development in general.
  • Very 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.
  • Used to TDD, UNIX environments, Subversion.
  •  A team player that likes to discuss solutions and ideas.
  • Fluent in English.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Have worked on a project for high scalability sites.
  • Know C++ really well.
  • Have played and enjoyed any of our games.

We’re champions 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.


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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