Programming

Software Engineering at Dovetail Games

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We use C++ to develop our games and have teams of extremely talented coders ranging from those with 10 years at the company to recent graduates.

Our programmers get to work on:

  • Massive online multiplayer games in cutting-edge open world environments
  • Exciting gameplay fetaures 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

Typical roles

  • Programmer

    You will be coding in C++, working with the team to develop the game and its features in Unreal Engine 4.

    - Develop gameplay features

    - R&D to improve current systems

    - Debug and fix issues

    - Optimise and maintain code base

    - Implement engine and tool features

Why work for us?

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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.

Values

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Make fabulous stuff

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

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Enhance life

We work hard to build experiences that can be enjoyed by players of all ages. Our games simulate reality but are non-violent. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.

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Continuously improve

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

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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"

“At Dovetail Games, I’ve got the freedom to be creative and express myself in a way I haven’t been able to do before”

"It's great to be in an environment with like-minded individuals who share the same interest as your own, especially in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere"

Our products

Explore our range of simulation games