Do you want to be part of creating a truly fun gameplay experience for kids all across the world?
As a Lead animator you’ll be joining our most ambitious project yet - Toca Days, a friendly multiplayer world for children celebrating the excitement and quirkiness of everyday life. A 3D world where kids will be able to play and explore in real time through their own avatar.
As with all Toca products’ quality, the kids’ perspective and playfulness are the leading lights of the production. As part of the Toca team, your creative voice is heard. Everyone and anyone is part of the creative process.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll work together with the other leads on Toca Days in setting the vision and style whilst overseeing and upholding the quality of the animation on the project. You’ll lead the project’s small but growing animation team, giving feedback and setting direction.
You’ll also be in charge of delivering gameplay character animation on a daily basis. You’ll help guide and support other non-animation parts of the team when it comes to none-character animation, such as props and UI.
You’ll be a creative part of, and position driving force, on the team to help ensure that we deliver the best product possible.
Is this you?
You are an experienced 3D gameplay animator. You are used to working together with programmers setting up animations in a game engine (we work in Unity).
You believe in the power of play!
What we’ll be looking for in portfolio
Appealing character animations
Strong acting choices
Clear and inspiring action pieces
Emotional pieces with great expressionism
Examples of gameplay animation
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 the kids 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 working here 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.