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Toys for Bob Overview

Novato, CA
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
Video Games
Less than $1 million (USD) per year
We’re owned by Activision. We’ve been together for 20 years, made a bunch of games, many of which are actually fun. Our office and work style are pretty damn awesome. We advocate the relocation of polar bear tribes to Antarctica. We have the best design tools

Toys for Bob – Why Work For Us?

Toys For Bob are the creators of the innovative, new Skylanders video game and toy franchise.

We've made games for over 22 years now on every conceivable platform and have never worked harder and been more proud of anything we’ve ever done. In games and in life. Well, maybe those of us with children are a little more proud of them but Skylanders is a pretty close #2. Or maybe it’s a tie for #1 because to us, Skylanders is our baby.

Our studio was founded by Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford, is located in lovely Novato, CA, is owned by equally lovely Activision-Blizzard, Inc., and generally advocates the relocation of polar bears to Antarctica. Besides that, our dream is to keep making fun games and now, awesome toys forever and ever.

Toys for Bob Reviews

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
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    I worked at Toys for Bob as a contractor


    Collaborative work environment. Design focused.


    Realistically, you need a car to get to the work site.

    Advice to Management

    More tiki and pirate decor

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Toys for Bob Interviews



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    Senior 3D Character Artist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Novato, CA
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Toys for Bob (Novato, CA).


    Brief emails with HR about my experience, skills, etc., was given an art test to take and had 5 days to complete it, successfully completed the art test and was brought in for an interview, individual and group interviews for roughly half a day, including lunch and an in-depth tour of the studio

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