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A Thinking Ape Overview

Vancouver, BC (Canada)
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Video Games
Unknown / Non-Applicable


Surrounded by mountains and water in beautiful Vancouver, BC, we are smart people who like smart people. We create mobile games with a social core that engage players and provoke us with creative new problems. We value data, informal leadership, and keeping it all ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to build and create online communities and technologies that change how people socialize and play on mobile devices.

A Thinking Ape Reviews

  • "Above and Beyond everything I expected"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Game Artist
    Current Employee - Game Artist
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at A Thinking Ape full-time (Less than a year)


    -They really care about your well being here
    -Everyone is clearly passionate about the work they do
    -Management is very warm and approachable
    -You have a lot of ownership over your work


    Because of the company's massive growth over the past year, documentation for new employees hasn't been able to keep up. However, this isn't an insurmountable issue because everyone is so willing to help you directly.

    Advice to Management

    Just keep doing what you're doing!

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A Thinking Ape Photos

A Thinking Ape photo of: Work hard, play hard! We've always got games and snacks on deck to keep our team fuelled. (Photo: Techvibes)
A Thinking Ape photo of: Our studio is just a handful of pedal strokes from a bunch of major cycling routes. (Photo: Techvibes)
A Thinking Ape photo of: Our banana obsession is a very, very real thing. Call us cliché! (Photo: Techvibes)
A Thinking Ape photo of: The hallway that leads to our workstations features our mission statement on one side and our core values on the other. (Photo: Techvibes)
A Thinking Ape photo of: Welcome to ATA! (Photo: Techvibes)
A Thinking Ape photo of: Our largest boardroom, officially named Hot Tub Room. Actual hot tub not included.
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A Thinking Ape Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




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    Junior Motion Graphics Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at A Thinking Ape (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in May 2019.


    I got a response 3 days after applying, I had actually spoken to a few people at their booth at a job fair which was how I found out about the position. First I had a phone interview that went for around 30 minutes. We discussed the position and the company. Immediately after my interview I was sent an art test as discussed on the phone. I took a week to complete my test and got a response via email asking for a final interview at the studio. Everyone was very responsive and friendly which made the process enjoyable and less daunting. My final interview went for an hour and a half and was split into 2 interviews. The first part focused on the technical side of the position and the second part was more to see how I would fit within the company and how my core values aligns with ATA. Unfortunately, I didn't get the job but when I got the rejection email they gave me a bit of feedback about my interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What was one team project you worked on that failed or didn't meet your expectations?   Answer Question
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A Thinking Ape Awards & Accolades

  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year, EY Entrepreneur of the Year®, 2012
  • Empact100, Empact100, 2012
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