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[INTERN] Spring internship, Tocaboca

DESIGN INTERN (Spring 2016)
Toca Boca’s Brooklyn ­based team is designing and developing a brand new video­ on ­demand service called Toca TV, specially designed for kids aged 5­9. Toca TV will include an amazing and fun video player, along with curated and original content. Our goal is to deliver the best mobile video experience for kids. EVER.
The Toca TV team has an ambitious goal and a small team, so you’ll have a big role, with plenty of responsibility. We are looking for someone who is willing to take initiative, be flexible, and help out in many aspects of design and production.
Some of the things you might get to do:
● Develop working prototypes to test different UX/UI elements (most of this work will be creative coding, but it could also be using some prototyping software).
● Create designs within Unity
● Create fun title cards for animated videos
● Design thumbnails for videos that kids love
● Create storyboards for original story concepts
● Assist in running play studies and analyzing the data
● Current student or recent graduate
● Be local to NYC and available 15­20 hours (2 ­ 2.5 days) per week
● Bring personal computer to work in our Dumbo office
● Organized and detail oriented
● You love and truly believe in the value of play
● You love and have experience working with kids and/or in kids media
● You have a variety of skills and like wearing a number of different hats ­designer, coder, editor, researcher
● Experience in Processing, HTML ­ CSS, Javascript, or P5JS or Unity.
This role is a paid internship at a cool office space in the heart of Dumbo. If you’re interested, please send a resume, and links to any social media that helps us learn what you’re all about ­ your portfolio, blog, Twitter, Dribbble, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.
Please also include a cover letter addressing the following questions:
● What is it that interests you in Toca Boca and the product we’re building?
● Why do you want to work with us at Toca TV?
● What three major skills are you hoping to gain through this internship? How do these skills relate to your future goals?
About Toca Boca
Toca Boca, the No. 1 mobile ­first kids brand in the App Store, is a play studio that makes digital toys for kids. Since its first product launch in 2011, Toca Boca has released 29 apps that have been downloaded in 215 countries worldwide. With more than 100 million total downloads to date, Toca Boca apps focus on stimulating kids’ imaginations so that they can play and have fun in a safe digital environment. With offices in San Francisco, Stockholm and New York, Toca Boca is part of The Bonnier Group, a family ­owned business that includes newspapers, magazines, television, cinemas and digital media. For more information, please visit
ITP Alumna
Valentina Camacho