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Senior Vehicle Artist

  • Role: Senior Vehicle Artist
  • Team: Development
  • Location: UK Remote / Office Based, Chatham

The Role

Our people can be based “where they do their best work” from either our HQ, a river front office in the Historic Dockyard Chatham, or from their home. However occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.

Do you have the desire, vision, and the ability to recreate and simulate Train Sim World? Come and join us at Dovetail Games! 

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

We recently moved to 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 technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

We are looking for a Senior Vehicle Artist to help build Rolling Stock within our train simulation titles and have the drive, quality, technical excellence, and artistic vision of Train Sim World. You will work as part of the internal art team in collaboration with other departments to ensure our content is delivered on time and to a high standard of quality, setting the visual bar and steering development of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Artists and the Lead Artist to help set the visual bar for our railway environments.
  • Creating realistic, high end quality vehicle assets
  • Modelling, UV mapping, texturing, rigging and animation of vehicles, alongside implementation and configuration within Unreal Engine 4.
  • Collaborating with other members of the TSW team to deliver all required content for a Route / Content Pack
  • Following art pipelines, workflows, and performance budget limitations
  • Mentoring junior members of the Art team, assisting them with day to day best working practices and helping guide their discipline development.

What We Look For In You

  • 3 years plus in the gaming industry
  • Shipped at least 1 PC or next-gen console title
  • Excellent professional knowledge of Unreal Engine 4
  • Ability and potential to create art assets to the highest standard
  • Expert in 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, and Substance skills
  • Experience in the mentoring of artists

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’ll 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
  • Pension scheme
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.

Do you have the desire, vision, and the ability to recreate and simulate Train Sim World? Come and join us at Dovetail Games! 

About Our People

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By Enthusiasts... For Enthusiasts

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.

Our 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

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.

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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.

For me, games are and have always been an important way to connect people

Our products

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