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Senior Front-End Developer | Game Operations Platform


1 year ago

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Job Description:

We are looking for a talented senior Frontend developer to shape the future of King’s game operations platform where teams build applications to monitor, grow and monetize some of the most popular mobile games in the world such as Candy Crush Saga. The platform contains a suite of software products designed to provide a central, high-quality, robust and extensible toolset with a consistent and stable user experience.

The Game Operations Platform team aims to provide a competitive technical ecosystem that allows internal teams to easily build applications and deliver to the platform without worrying about the infrastructure. The platform is on its way to be fully migrated to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) by the end of 2021.

Your role within our Kingdom

As a member of the Game Operations Platform team, you will play an important role to influence how technology evolves at King and how King teams develop their internal applications that bring great value to our games. You will work closely with your teammates in an agile environment and you will do product discovery, pair/mob programming and code reviews in GitHub.

Your responsibilities might include:

  • Develop reusable frontend components and libraries for King developers

  • Develop web/node.js applications, APIs and CLI tools

  • Improve developer experience, such as self-service tooling, that allow King teams to create and manage their applications

  • Co-develop internal applications and libraries with other teams

  • Research and drive technology innovations across teams

Skills to create thrills

  • Solid experience with JavaScript and TypeScript

  • Solid experience with frontend frameworks/libraries such as React or similar

  • Solid experience with CSS3 and HTML5

  • Solid experience of working with APIs

  • Familiar with frontend testing framework such as Jest or similar

  • A desire to learn new technologies and programming languages across the stack

Bonus points

  • Experience in modern UI libraries such as Ant Design or similar

  • Knowledge of app development in GCP

  • Knowledge of Java and/or Python

  • Enjoys working in a dev-ops culture

About King

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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