Come build games with us!
We are looking for someone with a passion for performance, efficiency, and UE4! At Dovetail, we are committed to building enthusiast-driven games, by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts, based around photo realistic large open-world online multiplayer environments.
As we approach a critical point between current and next-gen platforms, we are striving to improve performance, develop and optimise engine extensions, and adopt the latest UE4 features.
If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear from you!
We pride ourselves on providing great opportunities for career and leadership development. We minimise crunch, and we are based at a brand-new river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK.
Integrating the latest UE4 engine releases
Working with team leads to develop new engine features
Refactoring existing engine modifications—focusing on integration simplicity, code quality, and abstraction/encapsulation
Game and engine performance optimisation
Continual R&D for current and next-gen platforms
Cross discipline support and training
Working on high and low-level code across various domains
Exciting gameplay, relying on skill, physics, exploration, and competition
Accurate mechanical and natural simulations, built on our own simulation engine
Professional experience with UE4 and C++
Practical and theoretical knowledge of game engine architecture
Strong software engineering skills, with an ability to program clearly, efficiently, and evolve your style and practices where required
A good understanding of relevant areas of mathematics (discrete, linear algebra, etc)
A good knowledge of graphics, physics, animation, audio
Experience with profiling, analysis and optimisation
Degree in Game Development, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or similar
Familiarity with the architecture and constraints of current-gen hardware, and an appreciation of the opportunities and constraints of the next
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 will 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.