Core Tech Programmer (Remote Options) – Chatham, UK

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Core Tech Programmer (Remote Options)



Dovetail – Kent, UK

Dovetail Games are looking for a Core-tech team to develop their pipelines, graphics and animation for their Train Sim world titles. This is a chance to work for a studio producing real simulation software. Are you looking to work on some of the best tech in the industry?

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

They are a studio who want their people to be based “where they do their best work” from either their HQ or from your home (UK-based only / VISA sponsorship available). However, occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.

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

Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • Researching and developing new game and engine features across multiple franchises
  • Constructing improvements for existing tech features and engine modifications
  • Game performance optimisation
  • Cross-discipline support and involvement in all aspect of game development working with Producers, Programmers, and Technical Artists
  • Working with the team to solve complex technical problems

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • Proficiency in C++ and software architectures
  • Comprehensive knowledge in one or more of: graphics, animation, physics, game development pipelines, multiplayer, streaming
  • Expertise in game engines architectures, game frameworks, tools and runtime
  • Comprehension of optimisation
  • A specialisation with Unreal engine
  • Familiarity with the architecture and constraints of current-gen and next-gen hardware

Interested in hearing more about this role or other opportunities?

Get in touch for a confidential chat!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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