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'Candy Crush' maker King Digital goes on hiring spree: WSJ

The King Digital Entertainment Plc logo and 'Candy Crush Saga' game are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph.
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The King Digital Entertainment Plc logo and 'Candy Crush Saga' game are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph.

The maker of the addictive mobile game "Candy Crush" is ramping up hiring, despite its disappointing initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange last week.

King Digital Entertainment has listed 165 jobs, representing some 25 percent of its workforce, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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The game maker has listed a wide variety of available positions, including development, engineering and design, marketing, data analytics and human resources, the Journal reported.

Click here to read the full story on The Wall Street Journal. (Paywall)

By CNBC