The lead game designer at Ubisoft Annecy in France has left the studio to join King in Stockholm, Sweden.
Tim Browne announced his departure and new job on Twitter. He will take up the role of game studio design director at King. The Stockholm studio is responsible for the company’s biggest hit, Candy Crush Saga.
So today is my last working day at Ubisoft. It's been a great adventure & I've met some amazing people. End of an era but on to pastures new
— Tim Browne (@N1tch) August 24, 2015
First day completed as Game Studio Design Director for @King_Games in Stockholm. Everyone super welcoming and a very cool office 😀
— Tim Browne (@N1tch) August 31, 2015
Browne spent nearly four years at Ubisoft prior to his move to King. He worked on the games such as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.
Before that, he worked at UK developer Codemasters for five years as senior game designer and later as principal game designer. He also spent three years at another UK studio, Eurocom.