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A Thinking Ape Overview

Vancouver, BC (Canada)
51 to 200 employees
2008
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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. 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

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A Thinking Ape Co-Founder Kenshi Arasaki
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    I have been working at A Thinking Ape full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If we ban certain players, it would be safer for other players!

    Cons

    We do have a lot of complaints from players from other ATA games! For instance, the game Party In My Dorm, we have to much problems with extortion. From my perspective, a lot of people are asking for stuff that is nearly impossible to do almost. I would really want to make Party In My Dorm a safe game for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    My advice is that we should lower the prices for in-app purchases.

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A Thinking Ape Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at A Thinking Ape in August 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted by HR through email. I did a skype interview with two 30 minute sessions. Very friendly people and generous with help! After 1 day, they let me know my application status.

    Interview Questions

    • Given a list of boxes with 2 dimensions, stacked so each box must be equal to or smaller than the box below in both dimensions, what is the maximum number of items you can buy in 1 stack?   1 Answer
    • Implement 3 data structure based functions for a cash register.   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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