Junior Programmer

Drinkbox Studios
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January 23, 2023

Drinkbox Studios is seeking a Junior Programmer to join our team in a full-time role to help us on upcoming unannounced projects. Under the supervision of the Technical Director, the candidate will work within one of a few possible areas depending on their specific programming experience and interests.



  • Review technical proposals and designs, then work with other departments to create and iterate on systems / gameplay
  • Find efficient and creative solutions to problems in an existing code base
  • Understand and enhance related engine systems to support new feature requests
  • Ensure the efficiency of new features by monitoring network performance, memory, GPU, and CPU usage


The Ideal Candidate has

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with C++
  • Familiarity with core systems used by game engines such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, networking, and data pipelines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely and independently
  • A passion for video games



3 months with possibility of extension



Drinkbox Studios is located in the Liberty Village neighborhood of Toronto, Canada. Working from off-site is possible, however residence in Ontario is desirable.


‍How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send us an email with an up-to-date resume and portfolio.

Drinkbox Studios

Drinkbox Studios is an independent Toronto-based video game developer. Founded in 2008, Drinkbox is best known for the award winning Guacamelee! series, the 2016 iPad Game of the Year Severed, and their co-op ARPG Nobody Saves the World

We believe that diverse experiences lead to diverse creations and encourage artists from all backgrounds to apply.

Featured Game

Transform from a featureless nobody into a SLUG, a GHOST and a DRAGON in Nobody Saves the World, this new take on Action RPGs! Discover 15+ distinct Forms, mix-and-match their abilities, clear evolving dungeons and... SAVE THE WORLD!?

Brawling has never been more beautiful! The long-awaited sequel to the smash hit action-platformer is here: Guacamelee! 2 brings luchador Juan Aguacate out of retirement for a stunning new Metroidvania-style adventure.

Uppercut your way to victory across stunning new hand-crafted levels. Featuring a dense and colorful world, new luchador moves, sassy new bosses, twice the enemies, and 300% more chickens!

Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha in Severed, wielding a living sword on her journey through a nightmare world in search of her family. Swipe-based touch controls will let you solve puzzles, find secrets, and do battle with a host of disturbing monsters. As the journey goes on, you’ll unlock new abilities, ascend an RPG-style upgrade tree, and tease apart the mysteries of the dark fantasy universe Sasha finds herself in.

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