We are looking for an experienced Tools Programmer to help extend our game editor and build tools for both development and in-game content creation. You will work closely with multiple departments to implement, maintain, and optimize tools and utilities used on current and future projects.

You are a self-starter, can deliver work on time, and work well in a team of programmers, artists, and designers.

You could work in Edinburgh or Budapest, and we would also consider candidates looking for remote work for this position.



As a Tools Programmer on our team, you will a.o.:

  • Deliver high-quality tools and editor features.
  • Identify and debug technical problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Test, document, and maintain the code systems you implement.
  • Support other teams in the use of the game editor and engine features.
  • Plan solutions for complex tasks with your lead and implement these with minimal guidance.
  • Mentor junior members of the team and communicate clearly with other team members.
  • Be vigilant for and report problems, delays, and risks to the appropriate Lead/Director.



  • 5+ years of C/C++ programming experience.
  • Excellent practical understanding of game editors and workflows.
  • Extensive algorithm and data structure skills (including time & space complexity and real-world vs theoretical performance).
  • Proven experience designing and optimizing data formats.
  • Strong understanding of multi-threading primitives & high-level networking concepts.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a cross-disciplinary team.
  • Able to mentor junior staff.



  • Experience working on tools in the game industry.
  • Experience shipping AAA PC and console titles.


Build A Rocket Boy is developing EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure.

We are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. We’re a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible. 

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then come join us. We have offices in Edinburgh, Budapest and consider WFH candidates.

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