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We are looking for a highly experienced UX/UI Director for our Stockholm studio.
Your role within our Kingdom
You will join our team where your mission is to lead and evolve the UI and UX organization in Stockholm across multiple game titles. As a UX/UI Director who coaches large teams towards excellence, you will have deep knowledge of what good UX and UI looks like and can drive your vision forward in both a highly strategic and tactical way. You’ll manage and mentor our team of UX and UI designers to promote personal growth as well as elevate the quality of UX and UI deliverables across the studio. As the spokesperson for UX and UI you will also have a close collaboration with producers, game designers, developers, business performance, player insights, and marketing to collectively solve problems and delight our players.
Skills to create Thrills
In the role of UX/UI Director, you will be able to demonstrate the following set of skills;
You can create, evolve and execute on a vision and have an excellent eye for detail and what world-leading games look like.
With creativity and a true passion for games, you bring many relevant experiences from the games industry.
You’re a very experienced people manager who can lead large teams. You understand what a great team looks like and can lead them to excel. You also have experience in leading leaders.
"Player first" is your motto and you continuously help the games teams how to learn more about our player's behavior and player experience.
You are used to working hands-on in projects and have no problem doing so if needed during certain periods.
Proven track record of directing high quality, complex UI art and animation, including gameplay assets, from concept to in-game.
In-depth experience in defining and applying appropriate UCD processes and methodologies depending on project needs, style guides, and other necessary documentation.
Strong communication and organizational skills - you feel at home with project planning.
You evangelize UX on a studio level, proactively and continuously assessing the studio's needs and driving initiatives.
You have knowledge of technical constraints, optimizations and the implementation of content.
Experience working in an agile project environment
Previous experience from creating casual and/or mobile games
A Great Saga Needs Diverse 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 craft games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all kinds of people from all types of backgrounds to bring them to life. We believe we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and new ideas in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sort of heroes, wouldn’t you agree? That’s why we provide equal opportunities and hire all sorts of talent.
King in Stockholm
The location of our first studio and the birthplace of Candy Crush Saga, Stockholm - with all its urban delights and open spaces - holds a special place in our hearts. Built over 14 islands, it’s one of the world’s most unique and beautiful capital cities. With King based right in the centre, it’ll yours to enjoy and explore.
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.
Want to join our Kingdom?
You can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com. And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us.
You should submit your application in English.