We are looking to find a Gameplay Programmer to work on our space sandbox/adventure game Starbound.

We are open to applicants from all over the world and will help with relocation to our London office as long as you have the right skill-set and drive.

To apply please fill out the form below or email business@chucklefish.org with your CV and portfolio.


  • Knowledge and experience with video games, especially indie games
  • Experience with Lua
  • Experience with modern C++
  • Hands on experience implementing a variety of different gameplay experiences
  • Strong grasp of software engineering
  • Strong ability of understanding an unfamiliar code base, and being able to effectively debug it
  • Flexible with technology and always willing to learn new things
  • Understanding of distributed source control (such as git)
  • Good communication skills, not only with the team lead, but also with non-technical members of the team
  • Able to work without the need for being micro-managed
  • Capable of excelling in a relaxed open office environment
  • Able to work in our office in London (we have office dogs!)

Desirable skills:

  • Familiarity with Starbound
  • A good sense of game design and content design
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