The General Data Protection Regulation was approved in 2016, to take effect on May 25th, 2018. Among other things, this regulation strengthens the rights of individuals over their personal data, allowing customers to request the personal information that a company keeps on them (a Subject Access Request, or ‘SAR’) and for customers to request that … Continue reading What is GDPR, and what does it mean to Paradise Bay?
By Robert Barton – Senior Big Data Platform Engineer At King, data helps us understand the full picture of our games, from prototype to fully live product, and how our hundreds of millions of monthly active users are engaging with our games. On any given day, more than a hundred data scientists run thousands of … Continue reading Benchmarking Google BigQuery at Scale
Do you want the freedom to work in a fun, creative and innovative space within one of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies for mobile games? Then you’ve found the right place! Scholarship Programme King, in partnership with Diversi, is proud to present its 2019 Scholarship Programme for aspiring women in games. The aim is … Continue reading King 2019: Women in Games Scholarships
What are Live Operations (Live-Ops)? A Live-Op is a feature added to the game, over and above what is presented to players as part of the standard content, that presents extra challenges for the player, and at the same time offers rewards when specific progress milestones are achieved. They are usually activated at specific times, … Continue reading Real-time Live Operations activity tracking using Corcyra
By Åsa Bredin, FVP Technology and Jacques Erasmus, CIO Every month, more than 270 million people around the world play a King game. Our mission – which we share with our parent company Activision Blizzard – is to bring those players moments of magic in their everyday life. We believe it is a harmony of … Continue reading King collaborates with Google Cloud for next-generation analytics and machine learning
Elena – QA Analyst What attracted you to King in the first place? The games. King’s games are truly for everyone. For people of all ages all around the world. My 80-year-old Russian grandma plays Candy Crush. Isn’t it amazing? During my interview process, I got to talk to six different people from different departments … Continue reading New Beginnings at King
Maryna – Senior Game Designer at King I am from Ukraine. Somehow people there still believe that games are for boys! So I didn’t get any consoles for my birthdays as you can imagine. I got my first PC when I was 17. And from then on my gaming experience started. My favourite game became … Continue reading Women@King: Skilled and Professional
On the 19th – 20th July we hosted another fantastic two-day hackathon at our Barcelona office filled with innovation and genius! We saw a wide range of great ideas yet again from our Kingsters on how to improve the way we work using software and internal tools as well as some that were just meant … Continue reading Demo Time: The King Hackathon