Studio Technical Director - MidCore


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Studio Technical Director - MidCore Location:Barcelona Functional Area:Games Studio Ref:1399 Studio Technical Director - Mid CoreTechnical Director – Midcore Game Barcelona Labs is 100% focused on exploring, prototyping and delivering world leading Mid-Core games. We’re looking for a Technical Director with strong C++ skills to work with some of the best developers and artists in Europe. The mission is simple: produce the next top 10 grossing mobile midcore game (Google Play + Apple Appstore) Your role within our Kingdom As a talented Technical Director and a C++ expert you’ll have the challenge to scale our new studio in Barcelona. With the help of other Directors you will set the vision for the studio and help to implement it by mentoring technical teams. Responsible for leading technical architecture and process choices Communicating with technical stakeholders and other departments to identify synergies and share learnings. Set technical vision and plan for execution Recruit the technical team Coach and mentor developers Be a hands-on mentor and coder who gets the job done; setting the bar on what good looks like Set the technology requirements for the team   Skills to create thrills You have passion for the gaming industry and you consider yourself a facilitator to help the technical team deliver world leading games. Other skills include: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required Expert in the games industry (social games, video games) Strong Experience in creating and constantly improving game engine Excellent communication and leadership skills with experience in leading cross-functional development teams and inter-department tech communication. Superb analysis and problem – solving skills Agile enthusiast       Where the magic happens The new Barcelona Labs studio was created in February 2016 to expand King into different game genres beyond casual. Located in Barcelona, it provides the perfect combination of the dynamic flexibility and rapid growth of a start-up with the security, stability and infrastructure of an industry leader. It homes some of the creators of Bubble Witch Saga, Diamond Digger and other hit 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.   Want to get treated like royalty? 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. Application must be in English.         Loading... html { overflow-y: scroll; }Close mapLocationBarcelonaAvinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 123, 08029, Barcelona, Spain, 08029Loading...Open In Google Maps function setupBlock_JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap() { removeBlockOverlay('JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap'); $('#JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap_pageBlock').find('.mapBlock, .GoogleMapsButton').click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); var addressDiv = $('#JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap_pageBlock .locationAddress:visible'); var longitude = addressDiv.find('.longitude').val(); var latitude = addressDiv.find('.latitude').val(); var domainSuffix = 'com'; if (addressDiv.text().indexOf(' UK,') > 0) { domainSuffix = ''; } var url = '' + domainSuffix + '/maps/place/' + latitude + '+' + longitude + '/@' + latitude + ',' + longitude + ',14z';, 'googlemaps'); return false; }); } if (typeof $ !== 'undefined') { $(document).ready(function() { setupBlock_JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap(); }); } /* Script Blocks - JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap */ function initBigVacancyMap() { $('#BigVacancyMap').load('/vacancy/studio-technical-director---midcore-barcelona/1417/description/ajaxaction/getlargermap/?pagestamp=897d3cdf-58ea-4b96-ab7a-3797f7b59872&locationid=70'); }

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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