Creative Director - Candy Crush Saga

King
Stockholm
8 days ago
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Games Design & Production

Job Description:

Candy Crush Saga is looking for a Creative Director, who will focus on evolving the game in order to expand its audience, deepen player engagement, and increase player investment. Our Creative Director will help to ensure that we deliver an exciting, well- designed, and continuously evolving experience for players over several years.

Together with your team, you will create, develop and help to drive ideas that deeply engage current and future Candy players, especially where we need to work together across multiple parts of the organisation in order to succeed. You will work closely with your team to provide feedback, context and direction across the whole of Candy.

As the Creative Director, you will take it upon yourself to set your part of the organization up for success and you know what makes an excellent Creative team run like clockwork. This includes making sure the appropriate structures and processes are in place, understanding and communicating player wants and needs, and continuously evaluating how your organization is set up, its effectiveness, and its contribution to and alignment with our overall objectives.

This role will report to the Head of Candy, and will be a member of the Candy Core Leadership Team. You’ll need to be a strong and senior people and organizational leader, with the ability to think strategically, dive deep into details, and provide direction, advice, and support to others.

Key Responsibilities

Skills to Create Thrills

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

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 needs to be in English.
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