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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.

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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 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 (Canada)
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    Application

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

    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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