Mobile Game Designer – Kids Apps

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Sago Mini
Published
August 27, 2019
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Design  
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Description

Sago Mini creates beautiful and thoughtfully designed apps & toys for preschoolers and toddlers. We’re looking for an experienced interaction designer to join our digital products team to create digital toys.

As a gane designer you will work with our product owners, developers and artists to craft beautiful experiences for children ages 2-5 and their parents. You will be a key advocate of the child and parent experience, applying insights and research to establish and iterate on the details of play, interaction and  visual design.

What you will be doing:

  • Design fun and intuitive play experiences for kids.
  • Create sketches, storyboards, wireframes and paper and digital prototypes.
  • Work collaboratively with digital artists, animators and developers to shape an app.
  • Play test digital products with young children and parents.
  • Study, synthesize and communicate observations to the team.
  • Understand kids’ motivations and expectations when it comes to play.

Requirements:

  • You have at least 5+ years of professional experience working in design.
  • You are a natural scientist capable of making careful observations with an open mind.
  • You have a curious and playful outlook on life.
  • You must be a comfortable communicator and excellent collaborator.
  • You have a strong visual design sensibility and a passion for details.
  • You love working with and for children.

You’ll love working here if you:

  • Take pride in ownership, and like to hustle.
  • Are able to work collaboratively.
  • Like to solve problems and are eager to learn new things.
  • Are obsessed with the details, and can take an experience from good to great.

This role might be suitable for a graduate of a game, product, industrial or interactive design program, but there is no degree requirement. If this sounds like a job for you, then don’t be shy and reach out and say ‘Hello’. Tell us about work that you're proud of, your hobbies, and what excites you about working at Sago Mini.

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Sago Mini is an award-winning company devoted to play. With over 40 million downloads, 30+ apps as well as a line of physical toys, Sago Mini brings thoughtful design to life for preschoolers and parents worldwide. Based in Toronto, Sago Mini is a subsidiary of Toca Boca, the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. We offer an exceptional workplace in downtown Toronto and competitive compensation. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people who care about about doing great work. Sago Mini is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company.

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