Come build games with us!
At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.
We're looking for an UE4/C++ developer to help us build great new features and take our successful fishing franchise in new directions. You'll have the opportunity to work on:
Large online multiplayer games in cutting-edge open world environments
Exciting gameplay features, built around skill, physics, exploration, and competition
Simulation and rendering of water and other complex environmental effects
Integration of the latest UE4 engine features
Engine modifications to wring the last drops of performance for our titles
Support for a range of existing and next-gen platforms
If these topics sound exciting, we'd love to hear from you! We also pride ourselves on providing great opportunities for career and leadership development. We minimise crunch, and we're now based at a brand-new fantastic river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK.
Drive gameplay and systems development through all stages of production
Implement game, engine, and tool features within schedule and to an exceptional quality
Work hard within a closely-knit team to deliver to tight schedules
Contribute toward a continual company-wide improvement in code quality and standards
A strong portfolio and/or public repositories demonstrating your work
Experience with UE4 and C style languages (C++/C/C#/Java)
Good software engineering skills, with an ability to program clearly, efficiently, and evolve your style and practices where required
An understanding of relevant areas of mathematics (discrete, linear algebra, etc)
An understanding of game systems such as graphics, physics, animation, audio, and online systems
Degree in Game Development, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or similar
Familiarity with hardware architectures and constraints
Experience with profiling, analysis and optimisation
A working knowledge of version control systems
About Dovetail Games:
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics.
You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
We have an industry leading work-life balance
We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
Competitive salary and benefits
Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.