Software Engineering at Dovetail Games


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?


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"

"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