Artist – World Builder

Role: Artist - World Builder

Team: Development

Location: Chatham

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.


To help achieve this vision, we are looking for an experienced artist to join us as a World Builder, creating stunning locations within Unreal Engine 4.

You will use maps, reference photos and other research material to help build realistic real world locations, and will join our awesome art team to ensure our content is delivered on time and to a high standard of quality.


We have just moved into a brand new river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge Unreal 4 Engine technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.



  • Creating believable and authentic worlds using Unreal Engine 4
  • Be able to gather and piece together reference material to help recreate real world locations
  • Define and maintain the right modelling and texture scale consistency across the world
  • Use assets economically and creatively to get the best out of visuals and performance
  • Co-ordinate with other team members to deliver a complete package to the player
  • Plan tasks and milestones in an ever changing landscape
  • Assist the Lead Artist with the definition and iteration of art pipelines, workflows and performance budget limitations
  • Mentor junior artists and collaborate with other areas of the team to achieve high visual standards


What we look for in you

  • Great communicator and team player
  • Experienced using Unreal Engine 4
  • Shipped at least one PC or next-gen console title
  • Working knowledge of using both 2D and 3D graphics software (3DS Max and Photoshop / Quixel / Substance skills)
  • An understanding of material and asset blueprints
  • Shipped at least one PC or next-gen console title
  • Good understanding of CG techniques and technologies
  • Responds well to problem solving, seeking solutions and options
  • A passion to deliver quality simulation software


Why work for us?

  • 31 days off per year (including bank holidays), increasing with service
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities
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