Senior Animation Developer

Stockholm | Game Studio | ref: 1651

We are looking for an experienced Developer to join our new Shooter project in Stockholm.

In collaboration with Activision Blizzard, we are adapting one of the most iconic game franchises of all-time: Call of Duty. The aim is to create a Call of Duty experience on mobile, while also breaking new ground for mobile and redefining the genre. The approach and ambition is to be fresh, social, and highly accessible, while providing a very authentic game experience. You will prototype extensively, have the freedom to think outside the box, and be encouraged to stretch your expertise in ways to create surprising results.

Your role within our great Kingdom

You will be working on the animation side of character mechanics, such as locomotion, cover, gun play and combat. This involves working closely with our animation team to implement code systems and animation blend trees to realize the vision of the game directors. This will be an iterative process with continual reviews where we tune and polish features to produce the best combination of immersion and responsiveness. You will be expected to drive feature development forward and you will be in a position to contribute significantly to game feature design.

We offer you the chance to work in an agile environment where frequent, fast-paced releases mean you’ll see the impact of your work almost immediately.

There might be opportunities to have Development Manager responsibilities alongside programming in the future, for somebody who enjoy seeing people develop and love to be part of making others reach their full potential.

Skills to create thrills

You are a creative programmer. You love new programming challenges, and strive to deliver great products and technology.

You enjoy seeing people develop and love to be a part of making them reach their full potential. You are curious and a fast-learner, and to nurture this we offer you an entrepreneurial environment, a small team, and a big challenge.

  • Excellent C++/C# knowledge
  • Strong math skills, knowledge of vectors, matrices and linear algebra
  • Professional experience from game development
  • Passion for game development
  • High sense of quality and polish
  • Prior demonstrable experience of having implemented or worked with animation systems in shipped games
  • Capable of taking a technical responsibility for a product or project

Tasty bonus skills

  • Working with content pipelines
  • Experience with using GitHub on large scale projects.
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience in working with memory/performance critical applications

Life at King

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. 

Want to join our Kingdom? – Comprehensive relocation package

People come from all over the world to work with us, and we want every single one of them to feel at home. To do so, we help you out as much as we can with our relocation package. This includes full visa sponsorship for you and any family member moving with you, covering your journey out here, the cost of shipping your gadgets or helping you with estate agents. See more about our relocation process at: https://jobs.king.com/benefits#relocation

Please apply in English.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great Saga needs all kinds of Heroes – that’s why we hire all sorts of talent!

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