Job Vacancies

Vehicle Artist

  • Role: Vehicle Artist
  • 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 occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events. 

This is not an entry level role and we require at least one to three years experience working in the games industry. 

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 Vehicle Artist to create high quality rolling stock for current and future game titles and their downloadable content. Reporting into the Lead Artist, you will be able to show a strong portfolio of high quality 3D artwork with a good understanding of asset creation for games. 

Responsibilities

  • Create models in 3D Studio Max 
  • Create textures using Adobe Photoshop 
  • Develop environment assets and real-world manufactured items 
  • Co-ordinate with the Lead Artist/Content Manager to create realistic task estimates and timescales 
  • Work with the other team members to ensure realistic simulations are created 
  • Able to develop to the standard consistent with Dovetail Games products 

What We Look For In You

  • At least 1-3 years in the games industry 
  • Demonstrable experience of creating 3D vehicles 
  • Excellent 3D modelling and texture creation skills 
  • Expert with 3DS Max & Photoshop 
  • Proficiency in Substance Painter 
  • Experience with Quixel Suite would be a benefit but not required 
  • Experience working knowledge with Unreal Engine 4 is a must 
  • Must be self-motivated, a good communicator, and a great team player 

Why work for us?

  • 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
  • Opportunity to work fully UK based remote
  • Explorer policy – enabling you to work and travel!
  • VISA sponsorship available on qualifying roles
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • My Rewards benefits package including health cash plan, cycle to work, eyecare and tech
  • Green Car benefits scheme provided by Tusker
  • Gymflex membership
  • 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.

Can you create models in 3DS Max? We want to hear from you!

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.

I enjoy working here because of the people.

Our products

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