Would you like to work with an app loved and enjoyed by millions of kids around the world?
As an Art Director you’ll be the vision keeper for the art style, look & feel of Toca Life World, ensuring a consistent visual style, while developing new ideas for the future of the app!
Toca Life World gives kids the opportunity to use their imagination and creativity through open ended play. It’s hugely popular, with very dedicated fans, and as the Art Director in the Toca Life World Team you’ll be part of making sure it is a continued success.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be managing and setting the direction for Toca Life World art style across teams and projects. You’ll be coaching, directing and inspiring the art leads in the development of new content and features.
You’ll drive and facilitate the feedback process, nurturing a collaborative, open and honest feedback environment, making sure we stay true to our quirky and playful art style.
You’ll ensure cohesive aesthetics across projects and teams, being an advocate for Art and keeping the vision for the art style as a whole, including user interface, illustration and layout.
You’ll actively work on identifying current and future team needs, participating in the recruitment of permanent staff, freelancers and outsourcing.
Is this you?
You’re an artist with a background working on games or digital products, experienced in art direction and leadership. You are a facilitator who doesn’t mind taking a bit of a back seat and letting the other people shine.
You have experience giving art feedback to align with art direction and meeting production goals.
You have solid Adobe Illustrator skills and a playful portfolio that you are willing to share with us.
What we’ll be looking for in portfolio
We’d love to see something colorful and playful, as our main target audience is kids.
We’d love to see something that shows your vector illustration skills and your understanding of UI/UX and layout. It would be great if you could show us the full process of a project and/or assignment you worked on.
And of course, we want to see your personal art style!
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.