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A Thinking Ape Overview

Vancouver, BC
51 to 200 employees
2008
Company - Private
Video Games
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors

Unknown

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.

When we set out to make great games with massive ... Read more

Mission: We build communities.

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

A Thinking Ape Reviews

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Game Artist
    Current Employee - Game Artist
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at A Thinking Ape full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -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

    Cons

    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

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at A Thinking Ape (Vancouver, BC).

    Interview

    Phone interview from HR about basic personality. Followed up by an hour technical in person interview and finally two more technical interviews with a lunch interview in between.

    Interview Questions

    • Implement a function that returns true if the given input string matches the given regular expresion. The regular expresion will only contain (part a) '^', and '$'; (part b) '.' and (part c) '*' characters.   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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