A Thinking Ape
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About A Thinking Ape

Proudly named among 2018 Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures winners! Mission: We build communities. 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 – 

2018 Canada’s Most Admired Winners Announced!

We are SO excited to announce that ATA has been named a 2018 Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures winner in the Growth category by Waterstone Human Capital! This national program annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that enhance performance and help sustain a competitive advantage. We are one of only ten winners in our category, and forty-two companies Canada-wide. No small potatoes! How exactly is our culture deemed admirable? Organization’s submissions are scored on six categories: - vision and leadership - recruitment and hiring for fit (though we made a point that we hire for add) - cultural alignment and measurement - retention, rewards and recognition - organizational performance - corporate social responsibility The Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures program creates a benchmark of success for all those who are nominated. We are extremely proud of our team and the culture they foster here at ATA. A huge congratulations to the other winners. 👏👏👏 https://waterstonehc.com/2017-canadas-admired-winners-announced-copy/?fbclid=I

Recognized as One of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers for 2018

We are so hyped to be named one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers for 2018. The competition recognizes small and medium enterprises with the nation's best workplaces and forward-thinking people practices. That is high praise and WE 👏 WILL 👏 TAKE 👏 IT. We're proud of the cultural ecosystem we've created and the team that fosters it. Icing on the cake: We had the good fortune of gracing the cover of this year's beautiful announcement magazine. Software engineers, game designers, artists, cover models. We do it all here at ATA. Learn more here: https://content.eluta.ca/top-employer-a-thinking-ape-entertainment.

Techvibes Killer Spaces: A Thinking Ape’s Auspicious Vancouver Kingdom

At the end of Summer 2017 we had the good fortune of having Techvibes come through ATA HQ to check out our studio and learn more about our work culture, the results of which are featured in their Killer Spaces series. Check out the full spread here: https://techvibes.com/2017/11/15/killer-spaces-a-thinking-ape-vancouver. Thanks for making us look so good, Techvibes 😘

ATA Game Jam

A glimpse into our July 2017 Game Jam. Our crew set aside their usual responsibilities for three days to focus on creating all new mobile games JUST FOR FUN. There was only one restriction: the games had to be made in the realm of our latest franchise, Kingdoms of Heckfire!