Game Design

Game Design


Our talented team of game designers work to understand player needs so they can improve player enjoyment and satisfaction. They work with teams from across the business to ensure that game play, game balance and mechanics are in line with creating authentically accurate fishing and rail experiences.

We develop our games for PC and console using Unreal Engine 4, 


Typical roles

  • Game Designer

    Plan, detail and deliver high quality gameplay.

    • Ensure the elements developed by the design team will positively contribute to player enjoyment
    • Push our simulation experiences, using the UE4 editor
    • Be an integral part of the design team
    • Use reference tools and documentation to ensure authentucally accurate fishing and rail experiences
  • Assistant Technical Designer

    Develop and support content on TS1 and TSW.

    • Research, marking up and placement of track work using our in-house editor and UE4
    • Use reference tools and documentation to create authentically accurate rail routes
    • Resolve design and gameplay issues as they arise during development
    • Critically review track laying and signalling functionality at each stage of development

Why work for us?


We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.



Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.


Enhance life

Our aim is to make software that enhances life. We don’t make games that are addictive, promote gambling, glorify violence or are discriminatory in any way. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.


Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.


Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

"What I enjoy most about working here is the environment, the people, the passion and the software"

Our products

Explore our range of simulation games