2D Unity Game Developer

Toronto, ON, Canada
Contracted to Full Time
Mid Level

Sago Mini is an award-winning publisher of preschool apps and toys worldwide. We are supported by a team of artists, designers, developers, product managers, thinkers, and doers devoted to play. With over 100 million downloads, multiple subscription services, and 40+ apps, Sago Mini brings thoughtful design to life for kids and parents worldwide.

About the Role

Do you want to create games that encourage exploration, imagination and discovery? Then come work at Sago Mini where you can focus your efforts on finding creative ways to make kids giggle. As a 2D Unity Game Developer you will work within a cross-functional team of talented developers, artists, animators, and play designers to create beautiful 2D mobile apps for children. Our work is technically challenging and also incredibly rewarding. We are open to both intermediate and senior applicants. 

This is a contract position for one year working 35 hrs/week.

​​Candidates who live outside of Toronto, Canada, but can work within our core office hours of 10 am - 5 pm EST/EDT are welcome to apply.

You’ll thrive in this role if you…

  • Have a deep appreciation of the details that take an experience from good enough to great.
  • Can work collaboratively with designers and artists, and have an eye for visual design.
  • Can iterate quickly, write clear, modular and maintainable code with a team of experienced developers.
  • Break down complicated tasks into discrete solvable components, prioritize what is important, and provide accurate time estimates.
  • Apply principles of continuous learning, mentoring others and embracing feedback.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Working as an intermediate or senior C# developer on one of our 2D mobile games.
  • Creating 2D gameplay systems with occasional UI programming.
  • Seeing how kids react to your work. Seeing their delight and also their struggles so you know what is working or what needs to be improved. 
  • Collaborating closely with a team of artists and play designers

Qualifications and Skills

  • 6+ years developing software professionally and have acted as a senior or lead developer on multiple games.
  • Deep understanding of C# and Unity 
  • Experience creating 2D mobile apps for iOS or Android.
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals.
  • Excel at writing custom, code-driven motion.

About the Process

  • Once you apply, you'll receive an email confirming that we've received your application. After we've had a chance to review your application (1-2 weeks), we'll reach out to let you know what the next steps are.
  • If you are moving ahead, your first interview will be a 30 min interview where we'll learn more about you and answer any questions you have about the role.
  • Next, we will ask you to complete a short take-home assignment assessing your technical skills.
  • Your third interview will be a 1.5hr technical interview where we will explore your technical experiences through questions/answers and a live coding exercise.
  • In your fourth and final interview, you meet with a cross-functional group of Sago Mini members for 1hr. You'll discuss your past work experience and let us know what you're excited to tackle next in your career.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  


Based in Toronto, Sago Sago Toys of Spin Master Limited a leading global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people who care about doing great work. Sago Mini is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company.


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