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Technical Gameplay Designer

  • Role: Technical Gameplay Designer
  • Team: Development
  • Location: UK Remote / Office Based, Chatham

The Role

Dovetail Games is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all, regardless to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) education background and game preferences as we seek to recruit the very best from a diverse talent pool. We are committed to promoting diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence, and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. At the individuals request all roles will be considered for part time, term time only and job shares.

Our people can be based “where they do their best work” from either our HQ or from their home (UK based only / VISA sponsorship available). However travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.

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”.

Our studio is situated in a river-front building in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5 and Xbox One and Series S/X

We are looking for a Technical Gameplay Designer working on our UE4 Simulations. You will work closely alongside Content teams to help, develop and support content for our train simulation titles.


  • Collaborate with the development team to design and develop engaging scenarios for Train Sim World using Unreal 4.
  • Create scenarios that are engaging, challenging, and realistic, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Test and refine scenarios to ensure a high level of quality and polish.
  • Collaborate with other designers and artists to ensure a cohesive and consistent vision for the game.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments in train simulation and game design.

What We Look For In You

  • Strong understanding of game design principles, especially as they relate to simulation and scenario design.
  • Experience working with Unreal 4, including knowledge of the engine's scripting language, Blueprints, and other relevant tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to create realistic and engaging scenarios.
  • Passion for trains and train simulation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to take feedback and iterate on designs as necessary.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with creating scenarios for other simulation games.
  • Familiarity with trains and train operations.
  • Experience with other game engines and tools, such as Unity.

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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


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.

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