Do you enjoy the people aspect of being an Engineer Manager?
You will be the very first Engineering Manager here at Toca Boca. This means that you’ll get to be a part of building a great employee experience for the engineers at a company known for its great culture and inclusivity. Here you can take your ideas, try them out, put them into action and help shape how we do people management.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll collaborate closely with our Craft Manager Linus in leading our team of developers. You’ll focus on the people side of things, Linus will focus on the craft - programming. The developers are all part of various projects, working on products such as Toca Life World and the not yet released Toca Days.
You’ll get to know all team members and create individual development plans and goals for everyone. You’ll understand what motivates an individual in the team and what they need to perform at a higher level, and give them the support needed. You’ll be a mentor for the team, someone they can reach out to for advice and guidance.
You’ll ensure that the yearly salary reviews run smoothly without a hitch because you’ll work with, and manage, people's expectations and address them early on so there are no surprises in the review and salary process.
You will stay up to date with what is going on in the projects, sharing and passing on information. New challenges will surely arise and you will rise to the task.
Is this you?
You are an experienced people manager with a background in tech. You can relate to the developers and have an understanding for what they do and the challenges they face.
You enjoy the people aspect of being an Engineering Manager. You want to build the best team rather than creating the best technical solution.
As a person you are calm, methodical, empathetic with great integrity.
This is us!
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.
Good to know!
This position is full time and based in our Stockholm office. We apply 6 months of probationary employment. As we’re an international company, with over 10 nationalities and millions of users all over the world, you have to be fluent in English. Your application should therefore be in English.
Toca Boca develops digital games that capture the power of play and that are filled with fun and silliness that kids around the world can instantly relate to. Since our first product launch in 2011, we have released 46 apps that have been downloaded more than 444 million times the world over, making us the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. Our products focus on sparking kids’ creativity and imagination, creating opportunities for open-ended play.
With offices in Stockholm and San Francisco, 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.
What We Look ForTOM
CollaborationAmazing ideas come from anywhere. We believe transparency, honesty and constructive communication are crucial for making great things.
PlayfulnessOpen. Curious. Creative. Leaving room for spontaneity is important to us for creating a fun and playful work environment.
Standards of QualityGood enough is never good enough. We strive to innovate and evolve our craft, and we’d never get there without working together toward our visions.
PassionWe all share in the excitement of making great things together. It's what drives us to do the things we do.
ResponibilityWe take ownership and pride in everything we do. From gender to accessibility — we are dedicated to inclusivity.