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Art Director - New Digital Toys

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 Art Director. You will work together with play designers, artists and developers in producing new digital toys. At Toca Boca our Art Directors have great freedom and responsibility over the final product. You’ll be the one leading, creating and producing the art in collaboration with other team members. Your influence on the next Toca Boca experience will be immense.

We’re looking for an Art Director who:

  • Loves toys and games
  • Has lead and art directed teams to build unique experiences
  • Has a unique personal style aligned with the Toca Boca visual language
  • Has created appealing characters and captivating environments
  • Is a stellar illustrator with a great imagination
  • Is comfortable moving between 2D and 3D
  • Has created great interactive experiences
  • Pays attention to detail, is curious and takes pride in work
  • Enjoys working together with developers to find technical solutions to graphical problems
  • Has experience in asset production for games
  • Has experience with Unity, Maya, Illustrator and Photoshop or similar software
  • Is a motivated team player
  • Is fluent in written and spoken English

What you will be doing:

  • Providing art direction to teams to align behind a clear vision
  • Produce concepts and provide art direction for our apps
  • Set Visual style and quality of the graphical assets
  • Hands on work producing graphics to the app
  • Express and communicate your ideas and visions
  • Ensure together with the project team members that the art direction fits with the overall project goals
  • Lead/Support artists in setting daily tasks, milestones, syncs, feedback, direction

What to expect:

  • Toca Boca expects you to be self-motivated and to continuously want to improve both process and quality
  • You’ll be working with a team of artists and developers that come to the office excited to learn new things everyday
  • We work in small teams of 4-8 people, which means everyone is an important contributor in the project and has a shared responsibility for what the toy becomes.

 

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

To apply please provide us with your resume/cv, including a little background on what excites you about working at Toca Boca. 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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