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Network Programmer

Toca Boca captures the spirit of play. We create digital toys and everyday products that are filled with fun and silliness that kids from any corner of the world can instantly relate to. Everything is designed from their perspective. We celebrate the diversity and quirkiness of their world and give them the freedom to play in ways that only they can dream up.

We're looking for a Network Programmer, the first of your kind at Toca Boca! You will join a new cross-discipline team to build our first real time multiplayer game. This is a chance to really make an impact and build multiplayer functionalities from the ground up.

We're looking for a Network Programmer who:

  • Loves toys and games.
  • Is passionate about creating mobile games.
  • Have shipped one or more real-time multiplayer games
  • Have experience of mobile and multi-platform experience, preferably having shipped multiple titles including one or more AAA game titles
  • Has strong maths skills and programming skills
  • Experience working with Unity 3D or other 3D game engines
  • Has the ability to identify the risks, dependencies and priorities in a project.
  • Pays attention to details, is curious and takes pride in their work.
  • Is an excellent team player focused on the overall team goals rather than individual tasks.
  • Is fluent in written and spoken English.

What you will be doing:

  • Choosing real-time persistent multiplayer network solutions
  • Researching and implementing multiplayer infrastructure and game mechanics
  • Take ownership of features in your area from start to finish, including pre-production planning, prototyping, architecture, profiling, maintenance
  • Collaborate across teams with server teams and dev ops on integration approaches
  • Coach, inspire and mentor junior members in the team
  • Optimize techniques and implementations for both mobile and console platforms
  • Proactively pinpoint technical and developmental risks and generate solutions to overcome them

What to expect:

  • Toca Boca expects you to be self-motivated and to continuously want to improve both process and quality.
  • You'll be working with a team of artists and developers that come to the office excited to learn new things every day.
  • We work in small teams of 6–10 people, which means everyone is an important contributor in the project and has a shared responsibility for what the toy becomes.

This position is full time and based in our Stockholm office. We apply 6 months probationary employment. 

To apply please provide us with your resume/cv, including a little background on what excites you about working at Toca Boca. We review applications continuously and wish to fill the position as soon as possible.


Toca Boca creates digital toys and other playful products for kids around the world. Since our first product launch in 2011, we have released 45 apps that have been downloaded more than 250 million times in every country, making us the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. Our products focus on sparking kids’ imaginations and creating opportunities for open-ended play. With offices in San Francisco and Stockholm, Toca Boca is owned by Spin Master Corp., a global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties.

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