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Lead Artist for Toca Life

Toca Boca captures the spirit of play. We create digital toys and everyday products that are filled with fun and silliness that kids from any corner of the world can instantly relate to. Everything is designed from their perspective. We celebrate the diversity and quirkiness of their world and give them the freedom to play in ways that only they can dream up. 

 

In order to be able to create more world-class digital toys we're looking to expand our team in Stockholm with an experienced lead artist for the Toca Life series. You will work together with play designers, artists and developers in producing new digital toys. At Toca Boca our art directors have great creative freedom and responsibility for the final product. You will be the one leading, creating and producing the art together in collaboration with other team members. Your influence on the next Toca Boca app will be immense.

 

We are looking for a Lead Artist who:

  • has experience leading other artists and is a motivated team player
  • is invested in the development and growth of team members
  • has created appealing characters and captivating environments.
  • loves toys and games.
  • understands what it means to be part of a live product that releases on a fixed cadence 
  • Is curious and takes pride in their work.
  • has solid illustrator skills and is able to use one or more of the following: Unity, Maya, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • is fluent in written and spoken English.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with production to set and meet milestones

  • Take ownership of the visual style for the app, including UI elements and overall look and feel.

  • Work with team members to align visual style and quality of the graphical assets.

  • Build a resilient art team over time.

  • Foster, coach and facilitate a culture of feedback.

  • Provide clarity on expectations and enable team members to make smart decisions.

  • Continuously improve the efficiency of art pipelines and flows.

  • Look after the health of the art team, supporting a sustainable production environment.

 

What to expect:

  • Toca Boca expects you to be self-motivated and to continuously want to improve both process and quality.

  • You'll work with a team of artists and developers that come to the office excited to learn new things everyday.

  • We work in small teams of 6–10 people, which means everyone is an important contributor in the project and has a shared responsibility for what the toy becomes.

  • You’ll work collaboratively with other teams, such as our Collections and Marketing teams.

 

This position is full time and based in our Stockholm office. We apply 6 months probationary employment.

 

To apply please upload your resume and a link to your portfolio. We review applications continuously and wish to fill the position as soon as possible. 

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Toca Boca creates digital toys and other playful products for kids around the world. Since our first product launch in 2011, we have released 45 apps that have been downloaded more than 250 million times in every country, making us the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. Our products focus on sparking kids’ imaginations and creating opportunities for open-ended play. With offices in San Francisco and Stockholm, Toca Boca is owned by Spin Master Corp., a global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties.

Check out our career page for more information about our current openings:

https://tocaboca.com/careers/

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